Future-Ready Businesses (FRB) Spotlights

Future-Ready Businesses (FRB) Spotlights

Future-Ready Businesses Spotlight

As part of SBF’s newly launched Future-Ready Businesses initiative, the Future-Ready Businesses Spotlight offers participants unique learning opportunities to visit pioneering organisations that are adopting innovative strategies and cutting-edge solutions to future-proof their operations. This “spotlight” highlights exemplary models of innovation and sustainability, providing a focused look at industry leaders who are setting new standards.

Through a series of thematic visits, participants will gain firsthand insights into how businesses can drive positive change through forward-thinking strategies.

In conjunction with the 2nd Singapore Apex Business Summit in July 2024, three spotlight visits have been arranged to Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant, PSA Innovation Centre and Schneider Electric Innovation Hub

Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant (KMEDP)

Date: 24 July 2024, Wednesday (Day 2 of Singapore Apex Business Summit®)

Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant (KMEDP) is Singapore’s fourth desalination plant. The first of its kind in Singapore, the KMEDP is a large-scale dual-mode desalination plant that can either treat freshwater from Marina Reservoir or desalinate seawater, depending on wet or dry weather conditions. The plant achieves multiple land use with treatment facilities located underground, and green roof integrated with public open space for community recreation.

With a production capacity of 30 million gallons of fresh drinking water per day, the KMEDP is implemented under a Design, Build, Own and Operate arrangement. Keppel’s Infrastructure Division signed a 25-year Water Purchase Agreement with PUB to design, build, own and operate the KMEDP and supply fresh drinking water to PUB.

PSA Innovation Centre

Date: 25 July 2024, Thursday (Day 3 of Singapore Apex Business Summit®)

Time: 2:30pm – 3:45pm

Get an exclusive look at PSA Singapore – the world’s busiest container transhipment hub. Highlights of the guided visit include a panoramic overview of the highly-automated Pasir Panjang Terminal 5 & 6 and the PSA Innovation Centre – an experiential, multimedia showcase of PSA’s next-generation port and wider supply chain ecosystem.


Schneider Electric Innovation Hub

Date: 24 July 2024, Wednesday (Day 2 of Singapore Apex Business Summit®)

Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Explore the future of energy and technology with a captivating visit to the Schneider Electric Innovation Hub. Immerse yourself in cutting-edge solutions and visionary concepts shaping the world of sustainable energy management. Witness firsthand the latest
innovations in smart buildings, renewable energy integration, and digital transformation. Discover how Schneider Electric is leading the charge towards a greener, more connected future.

About Schneider Electric Innovation Hub

Schneider Electric Innovation Hub, the regional customer experience center in Asia dedicated to showcasing the forefront of sustainability and digitalization. The hub features live demonstrations and cutting-edge solutions in the buildings, industries, data centers, and infrastructure of the future.

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