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Cost and convenience hinder sustainable living, baby boomers greener than Gen Z: OCBC Climate Index

Jovi Ho
Jovi Ho8/16/2022 11:23 AM GMT+08  • 4 min read
Cost and convenience hinder sustainable living, baby boomers greener than Gen Z: OCBC Climate Index
Baby boomers scored the best among the survey’s age groups. Gen Zs scored the lowest in three of the survey’s four categories. Photo: Bloomberg
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The majority of Singaporeans are still not embracing sustainability, says OCBC Bank, and the few who do are motivated by personal practical benefits and not for the environment.

Some reasons include better health, saving money and personal comfort, says the bank at the release of its second OCBC Climate Index survey, which drew responses from more than 2,100 Singaporeans.

According to the survey, residents cited cost (44%) and inconvenience (36%) as obstacles to living a sustainable life.

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