In 2020, the CDL-GCNS Young SDG Leaders Award attracted more than 60 teams. 10 outstanding teams had the invaluable opportunity to work personally with the following esteemed organisations: Ocean Network Express Pte Ltd; Singtel; China Navigation Company Pte Ltd; LGT Bank (Singapore) Ltd; Sembcorp Marine Ltd; Mandai Park Holdings Pte Ltd; Dow Chemical Pacific (Singapore) Pte Ltd; Zilingo Pte Ltd; Adrenalin; and Asia Pulp & Paper Company Ltd. The teams analysed the key SDGs of these companies and proposed innovative ideas that have clear business case for generating profits and decreasing operating costs in their value chain, and creating positive impacts on the SDGs.
Champion: Team First Class, from NUS, NTU, SMU, LSE represented by Nicholas Tan, Huang Yuxuan, Rhys Lie, Marc Tan and Chang Syuan Ruei
1st Runner-up: Team Green Peas from SMU, SUSS, NUS represented by Shania Sukamto, Ullekha Murali , Ling Jia Hui, Tessa and Sarah Lai Sue Ann
2nd Runner-up: Team Supreme, from SUTD represented by Aditya Sundaresan, Shi Shengyu and Shivansh Mittal