Fifth Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum to be held in Singapore (12-13 Sept)

Set up in an emblematic innovation hub, the Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum will debate Fintech and Blockchain, Future Energy, Smart Cities, UN SDGs, Medtech and Impact Investing. The 5th edition of SIGEF, the Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum, is set up in Singapore on 12-13 September, to coincide with the city state’s ASEAN 2018 Chairmanship and held for the first time in Southeast …

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Making fashion sustainable: Small business interview series with Swapaholic

by ValueChampion In Singapore, Swapaholic gives environmentally-minded fashion enthusiasts the opportunity to trade their used clothes for credits that can be used to purchase trendy attire. The startup has already proven to be effective, by “rescuing” over 20,000 items of clothing in the past year and a half, making it a success story both as a business and as an agent …

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The hearts and souls behind home-grown Edith Patisserie, Ethel Tan and Shaun Ong

In this first of TOC’s series of interviews with local entrepreneurs who follow their passion, we spoke with Ethel Tan and Shaun Ong, who founded Edith Patisserie, a home-style bakery with a small team of dedicated bakers who deliver freshly baked cakes in a variety of unique flavours straight to your doorstep. Edith Patisserie is a passion project named after Ethel’s late …

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