Sustainability Spotlight & Snapshots Series
Low Formaldehyde Commitment Pledge
Jointly formed by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC), and Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) in November last year, the AfA seeks to bring together stakeholders across different sectors to create and enhance sustainable spaces. Supported by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) and the National Environment Agency (NEA), the AfA also aims to help solution providers and adopters seize opportunities in the green economy.
In support of the Singapore Green Plan 2030, the “Low Formaldehyde Commitment Statement” is the AfA’s effort to raise public awareness on the need for lower formaldehyde emissions indoors and to present new opportunities for suppliers of sustainable products and services that can improve wellness and quality of living. Formaldehyde is a pungent chemical that is commonly emitted from building products and household furnishings.
These SFIC member companies have pledged to supply or adopt low or no formaldehyde products and solutions:
SFIC Sustainability Strategy
In line with the SFIC 2025 Furniture Industry Roadmap and the SFIC Sustainability Blueprint, we strive to be the nexus of tomorrow’s work-life integration for sustainable urban living through the following 5 complementary strategies for sustainability: