05 November 2018 Current Affairs: Singapore maintained its rank as number one Asian city in the Sustainability Index by engineering firm Arcadis.
The Sustainability Index assessed cities based on 3 pillars: profit pillar, people pillar and planet pillar.
Singapore secured fourth place in global rankings.
As per the study, Singapore ranked first for the profit pillar that assesses the business environment and economic performance of cities.
Singapore ranked 31st out of 100 cities, for the people pillar that tests social mobility and quality of opportunity and life.
Singapore secured the 41st spot for the planet pillar that assesses the management of energy use, pollution, and emissions.