Singapore

Sustainable Singapore Blueprint

Executive
Policy
Passed in 2014
The Sustainable Singapore Blueprint 2015 updates and extends the first blueprint published in 2009. Based on a consultation process involving over 6,000 members of the public, the new version is published by the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, and the Ministry of National Development. The blueprint contains the following targets:
- 200 ha of sky rise greenery by 2030;
- 400 km of park connectors by 2030;
- 100 km of waterways open to recreational activity by 2030;
- 90%proportion of households within 10 minute walk of a park by 2030;
- 180 km of Nature Ways by 2030;
- Park provision of 0.8 ha/ 1000 population by 2030;
- 1039 ha of waterbodies open to recreational activity by 2030;
- 700 km of cycling paths by 2030;
- 75% modal share of journeys during peak hours made via public transport by 2030;
- 360 km of rail network by 2030;
- 80% of households within 10 minute walk of a train station by 2030;
- 80% of buildings to achieve BCA Green Mark Certified rating by 2030;
- 35% energy intensity improvement (from 2005 levels) by 2030;
- 140 L domestic water consumption per capita per day by 2030;
- National recycling rate of 70% by 2030;
- Domestic recycling rate of 30%and non-domestic recycling rate of 81% by 2030;
- By 2020, reduce ambient fine particulate matter (PM2.5) levels to 12µg/m3 (long term: 10 µg/m3) and particulate matter (PM10) levels to 20µg/m3 (long term: 20 µg/m3);
- By 2020, reduce ambient sulphur dioxide levels to a 24-hour mean (max) of 50µg/m3 (long term: 20µg/m3);
- By 2020, reduce ozone levels to an 8-hour mean (max) of 100µg/m3;
- By 2020, cap nitrogen dioxide levels at an annual mean of 40µg/m3;
- By 2020, cap carbon monoxide levels at an 8-hour mean (max) of 10mg/m3;
- Reduce flood prone areas to 23 ha by 2030;
- 5,000 active green volunteers by 2030;
- 2,000 Community in Bloom Gardens by 2030; and
- 500 litter-free Bright Spots by 2015.

Documents
  • 12 ug/m3 annual mean PM2.5 by 2020
    Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
  • 20 ug/m3 annual mean PM10 by 2020
    Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
  • 50 ug/m3 24-hour mean SO2 by 2020
    Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
  • 100 ug/m3 8-hour mean O3 by 2020
    Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
  • 35% energy intensity improvement by 2030 against a 2005 baseline
    Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
  • 140L domestic water consumption (per capita per day) by 2030
    Water | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2030
  • 70% recycling by 2030
    Waste | Base year target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2030
  • 80% Singapore buildings at Green Mark standard by 2030
    Buildings | Base year target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2030
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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