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What is upcycling and how can I get involved?

Waste not, want not! With just a little spark of creativity, and perhaps a fresh coat of paint or repurposing of some raw material, we can turn chopsticks, a table leg or even empty milk cartons into something fresh, unique and valuable.

Sustainability
8 WAYS TO GREEN UP YOUR LUNAR NEW YEAR

As we look forward to our lo hei and get together with our family and friends, we can do so while practicing being environmentally friendly as we plan our house visits, don festive clothes, and prepare red packets to gift to our loved ones. Here are eight things we can do to make this auspicious time sustainable for many more celebrations to come.

Sustainability
10 ways to be zero-waste at your workplace, whether at home or the office

Climate change is becoming an increasingly prevalent issue that plagues our planet. Organisations and individuals globally are taking necessary steps to ensure they are reducing their carbon footprint. For most of us, our waking hours are mostly spent working. We can start by making simple swaps at our workplace to waste less(er) and here are some tips for you to get started.

Community Blog
ONLY BY THE BAY - A COMMUNITY BLOG | END THE YEAR ON A GREEN NOTE

This year, our festive installation is an Eco-Home, which features environmentally-friendly furniture, everyday functional items and low/zero waste products by local businesses to inspire you to go greener. Whilst we celebrate, let’s do so more sustainably and end the year on a green note!

Sustainability
How does the 'social' in ESG work from an organisation POV?

Organisations are encouraged to use the environmental, social and governance (ESG) framework as a holistic approach to plan and measure their corporate performance. Beyond just a financial outlook, the ESG framework helps organisations understand how they are measuring up to environmental, social and governance pillars.

Community Blog
ONLY BY THE BAY - A COMMUNITY BLOG | EXTEND SOME LOVE TO THE PLANET DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

The season of gift-giving and feasting is near but our merriment should not come at the expense of the environment. The BayGreen exhibition aptly titled No Space for Waste – festive edition is currently on display at Marina Bay Link Mall. as we inch closer to Christmas, look forward to in-app exclusive deals, festive giveaways and performances!

People@ByTheBay
WHAT WE LEARNT ABOUT RUNNING A CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAMME

By The Bay hosted its second Business Leaders Series in September 2022, which focused on the hot topic — sustainability. Guest speakers from DBS and Korn Ferry shared their experiences and leanings and unanimously underscored the importance of enacting any change at a top-down level and as a transformation.

Community Blog
ONLY BY THE BAY - A COMMUNITY BLOG | Be a Changmaker - Support Mental Health Awareness

Did you know that 1 in 7 people in Singapore experience a mental disorder in their lifetime and yet most of them do not seek help? In support of changing attitudes toward mental health, By The Bay invites you to participate in The MINDSET Challenge & Carnival (TMCC) 2022. The vertical race up the 33-floor of Marina Bay Financial Centre, Tower 1 symbolises the uphill battle against the stigma and challenges that mental health persons-in-recovery undergo every day in their lives.

Sustainability
Urban Farming with Edible Garden City

Urban farming in Singapore tends to revolve around plans for the island to become more food-resilient through the holistic use of design, engineering, geography and technology. We explore how to get involved with urban farming on your own terms with our eco partner, Edible Garden City.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay - A Community Blog | Volunteer for Our Seniors and Children

As part of our BayGive social responsibility initiative, we are calling on By The Bay community members to volunteer your time and energy in giving back to seniors with TOUCH Community Services, and in raising awareness for keeping children safe with Montfort Care (Big Love Child Protection Specialist Centre).

Community Blog
Only By The Bay - A Community Blog | Together, For a Better Future By The Bay – And Beyond!

Wishing all Singaporeans an advanced Happy National Day! Our third BayGreen installation will go mobile this month, with a theme centring around “No Space For Waste”. As a By The Bay Community movement, let's work together to create a zero-waste nation!

People and Productivity
How has the Singapore workforce adapted to "Living with Covid"?

Several IPS studies have painted a Singapore landscape that is resilient in coping with changes such as hybrid work and more awareness of work-life harmony. However, challenges such as mental health and the rising cost of living continue to challenge the workforce.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay - A Community Blog | Wellness & Action-Packed Outdoor Activities at Marina Bay!

Keep your body and mind in shape and enjoy some child-parent bonding time this July at Marina Bay. From a yoga festival to outdoor activities for the kids, read on and plan your schedule for the upcoming weekends!

Sustainability
SUSTAINABLE INVESTING THE WAY TO TRANSITION TOWARDS A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

60 percent of investors in Singapore, Hong Kong and China shares their awareness of ESG has increased but only 26 percent will consider ESG factors for investments. What are some themes to pay attention to when it comes to sustainable investing?

Community Blog
Only By The Bay - A Community Blog | A Fun-Filled & Enriching June Around Marina Bay!

i Light Singapore, Asia's leading sustainable light festival, returns to Marina Bay this June with 20 captivating light art installations and a host of delightful programmes. Members of the By The Bay community can enjoy discounted rates for selected ticketed events!

People and Productivity
According to Mercer, the Future of Work will revolve around organisations becoming more relatable

Mercer released their Global Talent Trends 2022 Study that captures the inputs and insights from nearly 11,000 participants globally. Based on the study, Mercer discovered that progressive organisations are seeking to become more relatable by taking on the values and personalities of their talents and the communities they operate with and in.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay - A Community Blog | Reconnect and Strengthen Bonds at Home and By The Bay

We commemorate International Day of Families by launching BayLearn in collaboration with TOUCH Community Services, with two parenting workshops that the By The Bay community members can look forward to.

Others
Launch of BayLearn to Commemorate International Day of Families

In support of our By The Bay community request and feedback to provide opportunities for upskilling and keeping our knowledge relevant, By The Bay has launched BayLearn, a new feature looking to enhance your professional development or pick up new skills and interests through a range of curated events.

Sustainability
Launch of the Second BayGreen Installation, Titled “There is No Planet B”

Our second BayGreen installation, titled “There is No Planet B”, has launched at the same Community Space at Marina Bay Link Mall (MBLM), B2-10! Dive into a blue journey and discover alarming changes that are happening right now in our oceans. Join us in taking steps to channel your efforts towards collective actions, from community activities and events to environmental movements, together we can change the tide!

Sustainability
Serving Sustainability Along with a Cup of Lavazza Coffee By The Bay

By The Bay has partnered with Lavazza, a sustainable coffee brand on a series of initiatives this April. There is a Lavazza pop-up store at Marina Bay Link Mall (B2-24) from now till 30 April where you can learn more about Lavazza’s sustainability journey, participate in a coffee Masterclass at Bayspace on 20 April specially curated for our By The Bay Tenant Community, as well as an exclusive discount off their coffee for our community members redeemable via By The Bay app on BayShop.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay - A Community Blog | Honouring our Planet with Double the Experience By The Bay!

We cheer the much awaited relaxation of measures. It’s great to see the community and guests back at By The Bay. The easing of measures couldn’t be more timely, with two new pop-ups at By The Bay bringing double the fun and experience when you return to your workplace!

Community Blog
Only By The Bay - A Community Blog | March-ing Forward with Celebrations and Giving at By The Bay!

March is a month of celebrations and giving at By The Bay! On the occasion of celebrating achievements by women across the world, we’d like to wish all the remarkable women a happy International Women’s Day! To mark the launch of BayGive on the By The Bay app and in conjunction with the International Day of Happiness in March, we are delighted to share with you a complimentary loaf of Cedele’s New Happy Chocolate Sourdough, launched in collaboration under the “Share the Loaves” campaign!

Charity
BECOMING A GIVER AT THE WORKPLACE, AND IN THE WIDER COMMUNITY WITH BAYGIVE

By The Bay recognises the positive impact that giving and contributing to the community can have both on the giver and the recipient. To provide convenient access and options related to kindness and giving, we have launched BayGive on the By The Bay app. Through BayGive, we are encouraging giving back to the community through the contribution of meaningful actions. These actions can be either through donations, volunteering (time and actions) or fundraising.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay - A Community Blog | Rediscover By The Bay with a Tap into the App

We’d like to wish all those who celebrate the Lunar New Year a roaring start to the Year of the Tiger! A new year is a time of hope for fresh beginnings, charged with new mindsets and opportunities to make a difference. We begin the year with brand new and exciting activities to make your time back in the office enjoyable and rewarding.

Others
Future of Work Trends for 2022

As the endemic becomes more and more a reality, leaders and executives have to rethink workforce planning, designing for resilience and complexity as well as building inclusive and diversified cultures. We explore some of the thinking from organisations such as #IBM and #Mckinsey and highlight examples for organisations to consider.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay – A Community Blog | Welcome Back to By The Bay!

A very Happy New Year and a warm welcome back to By The Bay! We mark new beginnings on a promising note with positive vibes and healthy habits. This year, we are keeping an eye on several mega-trends – sustainability, workplace wellness, and the future of work – that we believe will impact you and your organisation.

Sustainability
By The Bay is kicking off a series of environment and sustainability-focused activities with ‘Join the Loop’

We kick off 2022 with our first sustainability project – Join The Loop, and share more details about upcoming activities including the portfolio’s recycling programmes, Beach Clean-ups and an inaugural Plant-a-Tree corporate activity.

Sustainability
Recycle and Upcycle with BayGreen!

Contamination can occur if we do not practice proper recycling habits. From red packets and paper carriers bags, to clothes, shoes, contact lens blisters, to food, e-waste and paper, drop in various forms of recyclables at the "Join The Loop" Baygreen Community Space at Marina Bay Link Mall (B2-10) or at alternative locations through the By The Bay portfolio.

Sustainability
Stop Plastic Pollution: Join a Beach Clean Up - Register Your Interest!

We are committed to advocating and highlighting the importance of marine pollution as it is often overlooked in conservations about climate change. Did you know that we could be ingesting plastic equivalent to a credit card every week? Facilitated by Seven Clean Seas, a dedicated Ocean Clean Up Organization based in Singapore, RQAM will host 4 beach clean-up sessions this year at different locations and is inviting the By The Bay Community to participate as a portfolio effort. Read on and register your interest for any of the sessions early.

Lifestyle
Christmas By The Bay | Reimagining the New Familiar

Reimagining Christmas, By The Bay brings about a Green Wonderland with sustainable elements to drum up the festivities. Decked out with upcycled and repurposed materials, our Christmas installation breaks away from conventional decoration. This December, we invite you to spend Christmas with us with a refreshing and new perspective for the festive season!

People@ByTheBay
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF RQAM AND THE TEAM BEHIND BY THE BAY

2021 is a significant milestone for RQAM as it marks the company’s 20th anniversary. The RQAM team came together in December 2021 to virtually celebrate and congratulate our Long Service Award recipients.

Lifestyle
The Hidden Gems Around Marina Bay

Not ready for travel just yet and looking for activities to occupy your remaining leave days? Break out of your routine and venture into something new this December around Marina Bay.

Lifestyle
A Sustainable Christmas with Conscious Gifting

A season of joy and magic, Christmas always calls for a celebration with the ones we love. As we reflect on past celebrations, let’s look forward to sharing the joy this year in a more mindful way, perhaps by greening up the festivities with sustainable gifting through our range of eco-conscious partners. From staple everyday essentials, organic skincare, plant-based scented products, to even swimwear - here is our eco-gifting guide.

Sustainability
Accelerating Singapore’s Bring-Your-Own (BYO) Movement Using Technology

The Bring-Your-Own (BYO) movement is a pivotal step in Singapore’s journey to becoming a zero-waste nation. At By The Bay, we advocate for sustainability and support the use of reusables to reduce single-use plastic waste. Our partner, Muuse, makes it easy to support a lifestyle change in the BYO journey. Find out how and make your first move.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay - A Community Blog | Festive Christmas Joy at By The Bay

It’s the season of giving and By The Bay gives back to the environment by transforming into a Green Wonderland. Complete your Christmas gifting by shopping locally from our range of eco-conscious partners, then round off the year at By The Bay with art workshops and visit our charity bazaar in collaboration with Marina Bay Alliance.

Charity
SHOP FOR A GOOD CAUSE WITH GIFTS DESIGNED FROM THE HEART

In collaboration with KOTAN Collections make your gifts more meaningful this Christmas! Proceeds from all merchandise will go to Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore (CPAS). Purchase unique locally designed polo T-shirts as matching family outfits and enjoy 50% off with promo code!

Community Blog
Only By The Bay – A Community Blog | Spread Joy this Christmas

The festive music and shiny decorations around us means that we are inching closer to the end of the year! As we look back on how the past year has evolved, we should also take stock of what we are thankful for, and giving back to the community can be a great way to remind us of that. By The Bay and KOTAN Collection are partnering to spread joy to the children of Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore (CPAS) this festive season. From now till the end of the year, proceeds from merchandise, at attractive exclusive prices will be channeled to CPAS.

Sustainability
Green Champs Spotlight | Berge Bulk

Berge Bulk, one of the world’s leading dry bulk shipowners, believes that preserving the planet’s resources is fundamental to its sustainability and success. Launched in 2015, its “Blue Matters” environmental sustainability strategy has become deeply embedded into the company’s culture.

People@ByTheBay
Tackling Marine Pollution on Our Shores: A Beach Clean-Up with OMERS

To raise awareness about marine waste and to support a cleaner, safer environment, OMERS, a tenant of One Raffles Quay North Tower and part of the By The Bay community, participated in a beach clean-up. Organised by RQAM and By The Bay, the event was a joint effort to collect waste and debris washed ashore in Changi Beach Singapore.

Sustainability
Thinking Out Of the Recycling Box | Speeding Up Our Paper Recycling Rates!

RQAM is pleased to announce the launch of Eco Smart Paper Recycling Machines as a pilot project to bring together By The Bay tenants in a collective effort to recycle paper in a convenient, efficient way.

Sustainability
I Find Preparation and Routine Was the Key Effort During My “Go Plastic Free” Challenge

As part of Plastic Free July, we challenged our community members to “Go Plastic Free with By The Bay” and share with us their reflections and takeaways after completing the challenge. Read on for Alastair Chang’s reflection and get inspired to play a part in supporting positive environmental change.

Sustainability
Reduce and Repurpose Plastic Was the Main Takeaway During My “Go Plastic Free” Challenge

As part of Plastic Free July, we challenged our community members to “Go Plastic Free with By The Bay” and share with us their reflections and takeaways after completing the challenge. Read on for Zi Ching’s reflection and get inspired to play a part in supporting positive environmental change.

Sustainability
I Practiced the Fundamental BYO During My “Go Plastic Free” Challenge

As part of Plastic Free July, we challenged our community members to “Go Plastic Free with By The Bay” and share with us their reflections and takeaways after completing the challenge. Read on for Alexander Riegler’s reflection and get inspired to play a part in supporting positive environmental change.

Sustainability
Green Champs Spotlight | LinkedIn

LinkedIn, one of the most influential social media networking platform is driving towards powering their operations with 100% renewable energy by 2030. Ms Natalie Hall, APAC Workplace Program Manager at LinkedIn and a By The Bay Green Champs Representative shares how LinkedIn is committed to protecting the planet.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay – A Community Blog | Issue 06

It's a time of new beginnings as Singapore eases out of Covid-19 restrictions, albeit cautiously. And new beginnings call for a new look! You may have noticed that we've given our blog a facelift and launched a brand new By The Bay website. In this issue, we are also delighted to introduce you to Bayspace – the Workspace of the Future.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay - Community Blog | July 2021

We are just a few days from August - a special month for the nation and all of us in Singapore! Even though Singapore has dialed back to Phase 2, let’s not lose heart but forge ahead with this year’s National Day theme; Together, Our Singapore Spirit! Check out the deals we’ve put together especially for you as part of National Day celebrations.

Sustainability
Tackling Marine Pollution on Our Shores: A Beach Clean-Up with OMERS

To raise awareness about marine waste and to support a cleaner, safer environment, OMERS, a tenant of One Raffles Quay North Tower and part of the By The Bay community, participated in a beach clean-up. Organised by Raffles Quay Asset Management (RQAM) and By The Bay, the event was a joint effort to collect waste and debris washed ashore in Changi Beach Singapore.

Sustainability
In honour of Plastic Free July, I went plastic free for 48-hour and here’s what happened

One of our green advocates tells us no change is too small and prompts action on cutting down plastic waste to protect our city and planet in honour of the upcoming Plastic Free July. He shares his experience of reducing plastic waste by putting words to action.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay – A Community Blog | June 2021

Sending thoughts of health and peace! In this 4th issue, one of our green advocates prompts action on cutting down plastic waste to protect our city and planet in honour of the upcoming Plastic Free July. And with the easing of social distancing, there has never been a better time to catch up.

Fitness & Wellness
Best evening run routes Around Marina Bay

As we navigate working in the new normal, an increasing emphasis has been placed on both our physical and mental wellness. Of the many ways to de-stress, running has been a great source of relief for many of us. When work gets long and our head feels heavy, a simple way to clear our thoughts is to go for a light jog or a run.

Fitness & Wellness
Wellness in mind and spirit: How to practice emotional Self-care

When COVID-19 was first detected in Singapore, it took the nation by surprise and impacted our everyday lives. With daily routines being overturned, getting used to the “new normal” that were put in place has led to an observed decline in individual mental and emotional wellness.

Sustainability
Green Champs Spotlight | SCB

This month, we introduce Keagan Rubel, Head of Sustainability, APAC of SCB and a BTB Green Champs Representative, who shares insights on how sustainability features as one of SCB’s four key strategic pillars.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay – A Community Blog | May 2021

Welcome to the 3rd issue of ‘Only By The Bay’. Although Singapore has moved back to a tightened safe distancing measures with more working from home, here are some activities that will allow you to stay continually connected no matter where you are working from.

People@ByTheBay
Mothers By The Bay | A Special Mother’s Day Interview

In honour of Mother’s Day, we speak to 4 working mothers (and grandmother!) in the By The Bay community. These super moms balance high preforming roles in some of the world’s most recognised brand names. Hear their stories of their journey managing the myriad of roles, their challenges and joys and what keeps them going.

People@ByTheBay
Mothers By The Bay | A Special Mother’s Day Interview

In honour of Mother’s Day, we speak to 4 working mothers (and grandmother!) in the By The Bay community. These super moms balance high preforming roles in some of the world’s most recognised brand names. Hear their stories of their journey managing the myriad of roles, their challenges and joys and what keeps them going.

People@ByTheBay
Mothers By The Bay | A Special Mother’s Day Interview

In honour of Mother’s Day, we speak to 4 working mothers (and grandmother!) in the By The Bay community. These super moms balance high preforming roles in some of the world’s most recognised brand names. Hear their stories of their journey managing the myriad of roles, their challenges and joys and what keeps them going.

People@ByTheBay
Mothers By The Bay | A Special Mother’s Day Interview

In honour of Mother’s Day, we speak to 4 working mothers (and grandmother!) in the By The Bay community. These super moms balance high preforming roles in some of the world’s most recognised brand names. Hear their stories of their journey managing the myriad of roles, their challenges and joys and what keeps them going.

Community Blog
Only By The Bay – A Community Blog | April 2021

Welcome to the 2nd issue of ‘Only By The Bay’. As we welcome more of our community and guests back to a new form of normalcy at By The Bay (BTB) following the recent easing of workplace safe management measures, a slew of welcome treats awaits – from new eateries, to professional development programmes, to staycations and spa experiences.

Sustainability
Using technology to Conserve energy and Improve productivity

In this age of digital transformation and data analytics, RQAM has embarked on transforming our managed assets into smart buildings. To this end, we have recently launched the By The Bay Centralised Operations Centre (COC), a digital centre that consolidates the monitoring and control of separate systems into one centralized command centre.

Sustainability
Get to know the green Champs

Get to know the By The Bay’s Green Champs Committee formed through the efforts of some of our key tenants’ participation to advocate greater sustainability awareness and purpose, and hear directly from a Green Champ in action!

Community Blog
Only By The Bay – A Community Blog | March 2021

Welcome to Only By The Bay, a regular community blog of sharings to keep the community at MBFC, MBLM and ORQ informed and up-to-date on the latest news and developments at BTB.

People@ByTheBay
Women by the bay

Many of you have enjoyed our sharings from the everyday female heroes at By The Bay. For our second installation, we introduce the behind-the-scenes females who run the operations and management at By The Bay. Here’s to the women in our lives with multiple roles, be it a mother, a wife, an entrepreneur, a career builder or all of these at once.

People@ByTheBay
Women By The Bay

Ms Vasanthi’s impeccable grooming and polished persona (befitting her former Mrs Singapore United Nations title) belies the fact that she is a down-to-earth, unassuming and humorous lady, with a contagious energy that lights up the whole room all throughout our interview. We discussed what customer service meant to her and her experience working at By The Bay.

Sustainability
Fostering a conducive Green environment by the Bay

Be it in Singapore or anywhere else in the world, sustainable living is all the rage. After all, it’s a win-win for both you and the planet. For all of you who’d like to start being kinder to the environment, here are three ways to create a cleaner, greener, happier lifestyle!

Sustainability
Celebrate more than a Decade of global earth Hour movement

RQAM is proud to share that our ongoing annual energy reduction efforts have resulted in energy savings equivalent to the energy consumed by 16,333 units of 3-room HDB flats on a monthly basis.

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