BE Integrative Design, a member of the BE Sustainable Group, has recently set up operations in Singapore and announced its aims in Asia. The consultancy, which is inspired by the work of The Blue Economy proponent Gunter Pauli, aims to create positive environmental, social and economic impact through a new systems design approach to said models.
Commenting further, Mr. Nigel Grier, CEO of BE Integrative Design Pte Ltd said, “Our goal is to transform the design industry. We do so by bringing together entrepreneurs and investors, and enabling them to develop solutions that address our fundamental human needs namely, water, energy, food, waste, shelter, health, education and employment. Our solutions are inspired by nature and can be practically as well as commercially deployed.”
Mr. Grier, who has formerly held the helm at Australian ecological design consultancy Zingspace, stressed on an integrative design approach as a means to explore and implement sustainable design principles effectively without compromising budgetary and scheduling goals of a project. This entails a multidisciplinary and collaborative team that follows the design through the entire project life and shares a holistic understanding of the project.
The high level of infrastructure, ease of doing business, favorable tax rates and government incentives married with the world class Changi airport, also make servicing clients internationally very simple.”
– Nigel Grier, CEO, BE Integrative Design Pte Ltd
BE Integrative Design’s areas of expertise include Integrative Design, Design Charrettes, Blue Economy Consultancy, Biomimicry, Energy Efficiency, Total Water Cycle Management, Low-pressure Engineering, Sustainable Development, Whole Systems Thinking, and Ecological Engineering.
On the decision to be based in Singapore, Mr. Grier said, “Singapore has been the test bed for the urbanization of Asia while being a model of sustainability. As such, being positioned in Singapore as a point to service Asia and other emerging regions is strategically a wise move.”
“The high level of infrastructure, ease of doing business, favorable tax rates and government incentives married with the world class Changi airport, also make servicing clients internationally very simple,” he added.
To that end, the BE Sustainable Group has engaged the services of Rikvin, a Singapore company registration specialist. Describing the group’s incorporation experience, Mr. Grier said, “Rikvin’s consultants were very responsive to our queries and guided us appropriately. They were very helpful in assisting the company shareholders to incorporate the company in such a way to be able to attract further equity investment while being eligible for a range of Singapore government grants and incentives.”
ABOUT BE INTEGRATIVE DESIGN:
BE Integrative Design, a member of the BE Sustainable Group, aims to create positive environmental, social and economic impact through a systems design approach. Inspired by the work of The Blue Economy proponent Gunter Pauli, its areas of expertise include integrative design, design charrettes, Blue Economy consultancy, biomimicry, energy efficiency, total water cycle management, low pressure engineering, sustainable development, whole systems thinking, and ecological engineering.