Launched in 2013, the Business Council for Sustainable Development Singapore is a CEO-led business association of forward-thinking companies that aims at galvanizing the business community to create a sustainable future for business, society and the environment. A registered non-profit organisation in Singapore, the Council’s mission is to make more sustainable companies more successful. We are active in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

The objectives of the BCSD Singapore is to:

  • be a leading business advocate on sustainable development
  • participate in policy development to create the right framework conditions for business to make an effective contribution towards sustainable development
  • develop and promote the business case for sustainable development
  • demonstrate the business contribution to sustainable development and share leading edge practices among members

Our Approach

We are a unique collaboration platform for business centered around sustainability.
We provide our Members with the latest thinking, tools, frameworks and expertise to support their sustainability journey.
We convene industry players and drive initiatives and projects in Singapore and Southeast Asia.


Member companies of the BCSD Singapore are committed to

  • provide business leadership as a catalyst for change towards sustainable development
  • develop and promote the business case for sustainable development
  • support the business licence to operate, innovate and grow in a world increasingly shaped by sustainable development issues

Criteria for Membership

  • have a standing and influence within its area of activities
  • be represented on the Council by the CEO or equivalent senior manager
  • nominate a “Delegate” within its organisation to manage the work program to ensure optimum benefit to the member company
  • define and be actively involved in the work program
  • publicly report the company’s sustainability performance within three years of becoming a member

Founding Members

Apical Group Limited
City Developments Limited
Det Norske Veritas Pte Ltd.
Pan-United Corporation Ltd.
Syngenta Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.


Clariant Singapore Pte Ltd.
DBS Bank Ltd.
Marina Bay Sands Pte. Ltd.
Philip Morris Singapore
Tialoc Singapore Pte Ltd
Unilever Asia Pte. Ltd.
Veolia Water Technologies Pte. Ltd.

Partner of WBCSD

wbcsd brand logo set 1The BCSD Singapore is the partner organisation of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a CEO-led, global association of some 200 international companies dealing exclusively with business and sustainable development.
WBCSD’s origins dates back to the 1992 Rio Earth Summit Rio. It is based in Geneva (Switzerland), with offices in Washington D.C. (USA), Beijing (China) and New Delhi (India).

A network of partners exist in more than 60 countries. Find out more Here
WBCSD webpage Here


Business Council for Sustainable Development Singapore Ltd.

10 Collyer Quay, #10-01 Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore 049315

Email: info@bcsd.org.sg