INCIT & SHRDC strengthen collaboration through sustainable manufacturing seminar

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INCIT and SHRDC strengthen collaboration through sustainable manufacturing seminar.

Friday, 15 March 2024, Singapore – On 28 February 2024, the International Centre for Industrial Transformation (INCIT) took part at the well-attended IED Sustainability Coffee Talk hosted by the Selangor Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC) in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

In light of the growing focus on sustainability and ESG, this event was a timely opportunity for industry leaders and luminaries to have an open conversation about how to drive manufacturing towards a more sustainable trajectory. Attendees agreed that sustainability is not just a trend but must be embraced within the manufacturing industry.


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To do that, they shared valuable insights on topics like decarbonisation technology, sustainable finance, and ESG strategies. They also explored today’s manufacturing best practices, transformative strategies to overcome challenges in the industry, and new sustainable pathways, such as the adoption of tools like the Consumer Sustainability Industry Readiness Index (COSIRI).


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During the discussion, the esteemed guests aimed to address these key topics:

  • Unearth the essentials of sustainable manufacturing practices.
  • Investigate pros and cons of ESG integration in manufacturing.
  • Discover how technologies like Industry 4.0, IoT, and AI enhance sustainability.
  • Highlight the role of cross-sector collaboration for sustainable manufacturing.
  • Discuss transparency tools for effective sustainability reporting.
  • Address common hurdles in sustainability implementation and strategize solutions.

With a mutual dedication to enhancing sustainability in the industry, INCIT and SHRDC advanced sustainable manufacturing progress with impactful strategies and cultivated a collective resolve towards a greener future through this timely event.

To learn more about how to progress your own sustainable journey, explore the transformative key characteristics of COSIRI.



The International Centre for Industrial Transformation (INCIT) is an independent, non-government institute founded with the goal to spearhead global manufacturing transformation and headquartered in Singapore. INCIT champions the Industry 4.0 journeys of manufacturers, developing and deploying globally referenced frameworks, tools, concepts and programmes for all manufacturing stakeholders to advocate for the global rise of smart and sustainable manufacturing.

For more information, visit: https://incit.org/

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