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Vegetarian Society (Singapore)

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– Events:
– January 2007: 1st Southeast Asia Vegetarian Congress 2007, Batam, Indonesia

– Publications:
– July 2015: “Going green for life,” Food confidential in the Singapore Press Holdings, an interview with Dr. George Jacobs
– April 2015: “More choices for Vegetarians” in the Singapore Press Holdings with President George Jacobs and Secretary Pauline Menezes

– Campaigns:
– 2010: Started Veggie Thursday, a project of 25+ Singapore organizations promoting increased consumption of plant-based foods
– In 2014, launched a two-week $50,000 poster campaign challenging meat-eating practices with ads on SMRTs Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) interchange stations

– Notable people and alumni:
– George Jacobs, president of VSS, served from 2003 to 2012 and again from 2015–

– See also:
– EarthFest (SG)
List of vegetarian festivals
List of vegetarian organizations
International Vegetarian Union
Vegetarian Society

– References:
– Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth: SVV Organization Profile
– Singapore Green Landscape 2015
– 1st Southeast Asia Vegetarian Congress 2007 – Batam, Indonesia
– Going green for life

Vegetarian Society (Singapore) or VSS is a non-profit, non-denominational organisation. The Singapore-registered charity was established in 1999 to "Promote vegetarianism among the public and support and link individuals and organizations that practise, promote or endorse vegetarianism". VSS is the largest community for vegetarianism, veganism or any form of semi-vegetarianism in Singapore. Promoting a plant-based diet is one of the main goals.

Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
  • Singapore
Area served
Key people
George Jacobs

VSS is a member of the International Vegetarian Union (IVU) and the Asian Vegetarian Union (AVU) to synchronise within the global context.

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