Orient Magazine Issue 89 - November 2022 - Page 12

NEWS : AT THE CHAMBER
Healthcare & Life Sciences Committee launches first white paper on mental health : How Singapore ' s Employment Ecosystem is Re-thinking Mental Health post Covid-19
Workplace stress was endemic in Singapore before Covid-19 erupted , with the City State regularly ranking as one of the world ’ s most overworked cities . This paper investigates whether Singaporean employers and employees are now finding better ways to mitigate stress and the impact it has on our health and productivity . We also look at whether the insurance industry is providing the coverage needed to afford quality care and reduce long-term costs . Download the report from britcham . org . sg / working-onwell-being-white-paper-oct-2022
BritCham supports UK Trade Mission delegates exhibiting at the Singapore FinTech Festival
During this year ' s Singapore FinTech Festival , held from 2-4 November , our Financial & FinTech Committee and events team have been working alongside the Department for International Trade to deliver a Market Briefing , Member Networking event , and the delivery of the Official Reception at Eden Hall , the official residence of Her Excellency Kara Owen CMG CVO , British High Commissioner to Singapore . We hope that the delegate companies find these connection and market knowledge activities valuable as part of their trip and look forward to supporting them further in the future . Find out more about the events on page 25 .
Energy & Utilities Committee hosts Thinktank Roundtable at Singapore International Energy Week for third consecutive year
Following the success of past virtual Thinktank Roundtables as part of the official programme for SIEW , the Chamber ' s Energy & Utilities Committee was invited to participate in the first fully in-person edition since Covid . Starting with a fireside chat between Committee Chair Tim Rockell and FCDO Regional Director SE Asia , Climate and Energy Tom Moody , the conversation moved into a panel discussion with strong expertise in creating hydrogen and carbon capture clusters across the region . This featured moderator Mark Florance , Co-Chair of the Committee , with panellists Rob Cooper from bp , Peter Godfrey from The Energy Institute , Mauricio Riveros Rodríguez from The Carbon Trust and Nick Dingemans from Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP . See images from the discussion on page 24 .