Challenge Owners



Clariant is a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company based in Muttenz, near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2019, the company employed a total workforce of 17 223. In the financial year 2019, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 4.399 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in three business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis and Natural Resources. Clariant's corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation and R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.






Dedicated to bring health through food to as many people as possible, Danone is a leading global food & beverage company built on three businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, Specialized Nutrition.

Specialized Nutrition comprises Early Life Nutrition (ELN) and Advanced Medical Nutrition (AMN). These two businesses represent a portfolio of science-based nutritional solutions designed to positively impact health through food for people who need it most, and at the most critical times of their lives, from preterm infants to old age.

Early Life Nutrition (ELN) is a thriving business at Danone. The driving force behind this success is our portfolio of science-based products that, alongside parent education, including breastfeeding support, provide optimal nutritional solutions for infants and young children. Advanced Medical Nutrition (AMN) focuses on providing innovative solutions in paediatric nutrition (including food allergies and faltering growth) as well as adult nutrition (addressing age-related frailty and malnutrition due to disease).

Among our many businesses, we have an infant milk formula brand in the premium-super/ premium market that offers a variety of products (milk powder included) to serve the different nutrition needs of a child during his early years. Milk Powder is a popular way to provide the much needed nutrition to infants and toddlers, and are crucial especially in the early stages of a child's life. This is what we like to foucs on for our packagaing problem statements under the sustainability challenge for the South Asia markets in baby milk powder.






Founded in Hawaii in 1851, Dole Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd., headquartered in Singapore, is the global operating headquarters of the Dole Group of companies owned by ITOCHU Corporation.

Dole Packaged Foods, and Dole Asia Fresh are world leaders in growing, sourcing, distributing, and marketing fresh and packaged fruits. Dole sells a full line of packaged shelf stable fruit, frozen fruit, dried fruit, and juices, along with fresh fruits including Banana, Pineapple, Avocado, Papaya, and other Tropical Fruits. The company focuses on four pillars of sustainability in all of its operations: water management, carbon footprint, soil conservation and waste reduction.

On June 30th 2020, Dole announced its Dole Promise, bringing interdependent prosperity to people and the planet, to make nutritious foods accessible for 1 billion people, and move towards zero fruit loss and zero fossil-based plastic packaging by 2025, as well as net zero carbon emissions by 2030.






Management of Group companies and subsidiaries engaged in the energy business; oil and natural gas exploration, development, and production business; and metals business; and operations incidental to said businesses.






Founded in 1984, Haier is a smart home solution platform leading in the IoT era. Haier Group owns Haier, Casarte, GE Appliances, Fisher & Paykel, Candy, AQUA and Leader as its smart home appliance brands, offering home appliances, ecosystem products and services for over 1 billion families in 160 countries or regions around the world. Haier has been on the journey of transforming from product brand to ecosystem brand since 2018, and as the world's first and only IoT ecosystem brand, Haier has been included on the list of BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands for two consecutive years.

HOPE (Haier Open Partnership Ecosystem) was established in 2009. After years of development, HOPE has been transformed into an eco-community that attracts innovators, a large-scale resource network covering the globe and a one-stop service platform. HOPE serves as the innovation portal to seamlessly connect global innovators with Haier's advanced research department, product lines and all the global R&D centres. HOPE has active programs of outreach to the global innovation community so that the brightest minds across all fields can see the areas that Haier is pursuing, and recommend solutions, contacts and resources to fulfil these innovation needs. Our mission is to build up an innovation ecosystem in which the global users, makers and innovators works in a zero-distance and global resources outreach.






The Housing & Development Board (HDB) is Singapore's public housing authority. We plan and develop Singapore's housing estates; building homes and transforming towns to create a quality living environment for all. We provide various commercial, recreational, and social amenities in our towns for our residents' convenience.

Established on 1 February 1960 during our nation's housing crisis, we were tasked with providing sanitary living conditions to replace the prevalent unhygienic slums and crowded squatter settlements. We delivered, and built 21,000 flats in less than 3 years. By 1965, within a decade of our formation, we had built 54,000 flats.

Singapore's public housing has housed an entire nation – today, more than 1 million flats have been completed in 23 towns and 3 estates across the island. HDB flats are home to over 80% of Singapore's resident population, with about 90% of these resident households proudly owning their home.

For over 50 years, we have provided quality and affordable public housing for generations of Singaporeans, and we are proud to continue doing so.




Juice Products New Zealand Limited


Juice Products New Zealand Limited (JPNZ) is a New Zealand oriented and operated processor of vegetable and fruit juice concentrate based in Timaru, South Canterbury.

JPNZ is a leading processor of raw carrots into high quality carrot juice concentrate; which are mainly exported to countries in Asia, North America and Australasia.

JPNZ process a variety of fruit purees which include apricot, cherry and plum purees. We also produce varietal grape juice concentrates, blackcurrant concentrate and special fruit blends. Vegetable juices include beetroot concentrate, broccoli juice concentrate and celery juice concentrate. Along with broccoli puree JPNZ also produce other vegetable purees.

The existing JPNZ site based in the industrial area Washdyke, Timaru was established in 2008. In 2014, JPNZ was acquired by Sumitomo Corporation, one of Japan's major integrated trading and investment business enterprises.




Mandai Park Development


Mandai Park Holdings (MPH) is driving the rejuvenation of Mandai Precinct into an integrated nature and wildlife destination, through its development arm, Mandai Park Development (MPD). MPH also oversees the business and strategic development of Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), the operator of Singapore's award-winning Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo.

The Mandai Rejuvenation Project will build on Singapore's proud tradition of creating and managing world-class zoos and wildlife experiences. In co-locating the zoos and integrating them with various supporting facilities, Mandai is being positioned to become a hub for nature and wildlife activities. This will offer more potential for the zoos to be world-leading centres of animal conservation, education and research.




Sentosa Development Corporation


Sentosa Development Coporation (SDC) is a Statutory Board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. SDC oversees the development, management, marketing and promotion of the island of Sentosa as a resort destination for locals and tourists.

Sentosa is a premier leisure and lifestyle destination with an exciting array of themed attractions, award-winning spa retreats, lush rainforests, golden sandy beaches, resort accommodations, world-renowned championship golf courses, exclusive waterfront residences and a deep-water yachting marina, making Sentosa a vibrant island resort with multi-faceted appeal catering to both leisure and business visitors.




Sumitomo Corporation Asia & Oceania


Sumitomo Corporation Asia & Oceania is a leading integrated trading and investment solutions provider. We are an integral member of the Sumitomo Corporation Group, a key player in the global exchange of goods, services and technology.

Since our beginnings in the 1950s, we have helped numerous companies expand and open up new markets. From sourcing raw materials to launching business projects to satisfying retail demands, our role evolves to meet current and future needs. Today from upstream to downstream operations, we have developed integrated business models that extend across the entire value chain of the products and services we deal in. Our businesses span diverse industries such as metal products, transportation and construction systems, automotive, environment, infrastructure, food, materials, real estate, media, digital, lifestyle, mineral resources, energy, chemicals and electronics.