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What does Singapore Environment Council do?

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) is a non-profit NGO that promotes sustainability through various programs and initiatives. As an approved charity, it offers tax exemption to donors and engages all sectors of society in environmental efforts. Its Training & Education arm provides skills and tools for protecting the environment towards a sustainable future. SEC's strong partnerships with corporations, government agencies, and other NGOs are crucial for driving positive change in Singapore's environmental movement.




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  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 1996
  • Published yearly Annual Reports

Society Impact

  • Influencing thinking on sustainability issues and coordinating environmental efforts in Singapore.
  • Providing tax exemption to donors, encouraging community engagement through various programs such as the Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards, Asian Environmental Journalism Awards, School Green Awards, Singapore Green Labelling Scheme, Project: Eco-Office, Project: Eco-Shop and Project: F&B.
  • Building a pool of committed volunteers under their Earth Helpers program.
  • Offering training and education opportunities for individuals, public and private sectors to develop awareness, knowledge, skills, and tools in protecting and improving the environment for sustainable future.
  • Fostering strong partnerships with corporations, government agencies, and other NGOs which are vital for sustaining their programs

Donation Income

Program Expense Ratio

This is the percentage of the charity's total expenses that are spent on its core programs. A higher percentage suggests that more money is going directly to the cause, rather than being spent on administrative or fundraising expenses.