Becoming 'climate-smart' – lessons from Constance

In a commentary, SMU Professor of Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources (Education) Thomas Menkhoff shared about his visit to Constance (German: Konstanze), the commonalities between Constance and Singapore, and the lessons Singapore can learn from Constance to become climate smart. Smart urbanism practices he thought would be worth emulating in Singapore include: proactive stakeholder engagement with regard to smart city governance and ideation of smart(er) climate change mitigation efforts; designated bike streets and cycling paths for cyclists; widespread use of cargo bikes and children trailers; the city’s vast pedestrian precinct which makes walking delightful; the thoughtful recycling of household waste with different bins for bio waste, paper, plastic/cans, etc.

The Business Times