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8 October 2020: Mental Health in COVID -19: New Opportunities for Corporate Giving

Singapore

The importance of mental health is gaining attention in light of this pandemic. Where are the opportunities for organisations to dive deeper into the conversation, collaborate and be purposeful in producing lasting impact?

Hear from Jardines MINDSET, a leader and advocate for mental health, and NCSS on how they are meeting community needs in COVID-19.  NVPC's Knowledge & Insights team will also share on emerging areas that you can take action on.

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28 August 2020: A Workshop on Designing Effective Corporate Giving Programmes

Singapore

Corporate Giving Programmes are often created with the best intentions, but many post-programme reports find that they have not achieved their original intentions or made a significant impact.

Join us for an online workshop where we will explore how to better plan for programmes, through working with partners and putting in place processes and checkpoints to help giving programmes reach their intended objectives.

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7 August 2020: Positioning for Success through Purpose-led Leadership

Singapore

2020 has unfolded to many as the crisis of this generation. The unprecedented complexity of experiencing a health crisis, followed by a global disruption of our economic, social and political systems have been both surreal and alarming. These new developments are further underpinned by already chronic ecological challenges, human rights abuses and income inequality, making this season daunting. Countries and industries are under considerable strain, and several are looking for perspective while navigating what is a continually emergent crisis. 

There is clear opportunity presenting itself during this period though.

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25 June 2020: The New Reality for Low-Income Families

Singapore

In the 3rd instalment of our monthly online series, hear from various stakeholders about the current landscape for low-income families as we explore different corporate giving initiatives. 

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28 May 2020: 'The Role of Responsible Business in the Era of COVID-19'

Singapore

Introducing our monthly online series. 
Bring your fave beverage and pick up ideas from industry practitioners who have run initiatives of doing good during COVID-19. Speakers will elaborate on how to manage your business around this dynamic landscape and beyond.

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#9 - Giving with Impact

7 Straits View, Marina One, East Tower, Level 12, Singapore 018936

Join Charlotte Hsu, PwC Singapore’s Corporate Responsibility Leader, for a Community Series session focused on how to deliver greater impact through corporate giving and community initiatives, with partners Community Foundation Singapore (CFS) and Singapore International Foundation (SIF).

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#8 - Employability and Livelihood

National Museum Singapore

In this Community Series, hear from Maybank and partners on how any company - even SMEs - can work towards this vision and improve employability and livelihood opportunities for vulnerable communities.

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#7 - Cognizant Community Cafe

1 Changi Business Park Crescent, Singapore 486025

Smart Nation, Caring Nation - the CSR programme that ensures that no one gets left behind by the transformative power of the digital age. Find out how host Cognizant is supporting digital inclusion and harnessing technologies for a Smart Nation through their unique Community Café!

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Fellowship Elective Module: Creating Effective Partnerships

The Red Box, Level 2, 113 Somerset Road, Singapore 238165

In this Fellowship elective module, we invite you to pick up the tools and frameworks to create more effective partnerships in business and in giving. Structured around interactive exercises, the half-day workshop will address the different forms of partnerships, and factors that make them effective (and not). 

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#4 - Know Your ESGs (Environmental, Social, Governance factors)

Social Collider @ Ayer Rajah

In the sharing and panel discussion, Champion of Good 2018 Quest Ventures will introduce ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) factors in the world of social and impact investments, where ESGs are fast becoming a key framework through which businesses and investors make decisions. The panellists will also talk about the approaches to using ESG, gaps in the space, and how companies can get involved.

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#3 - Responsible Food: A Cross-Sector Panel Dialogue

223 Mountbatten Road

Join Sodexo for our February Community Series session, as they host an exciting panel of experts in the public, private and social sectors on Responsible Food. 

 

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#2 - Disability Sports: Opportunities Here & Beyond

Millenia Tower, Singapore 039192

Join Chris Pardey, Chief Executive Officer of RCMA Group and partners as they discuss the landscape of Disability Sports in Singapore, Indonesia and other neighbouring countries.Their partners for this session include Halcyon Agri Corporation, Singapore Disability Sports Council, Special Olympics Singapore and Bali Sports Foundation.

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NVPC-FCCS Business Leaders Network Lunch

The French Chamber of Commerce Singapore

Co-organised by National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre and The French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, we bring together C-Suite personnel who are potential partners to have a conversation around good corporate giving. Ms Winnie Tan, Head, Community Engagement & Sustainability from Standard Chartered Bank, will be sharing on their corporate Giving programme.

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NVPC-SICC Business Leaders Network Lunch

Orchard Parade Hotel

Co-organised by NVPC and SICC to bring together C-Suite personnel who are potential partners to have a conversation around good corporate giving. Through sharing by corporates such as JTI, Credit Suisse and Grand Hyatt, we hope to inspire attendees to think Corporate Giving and how they can start or grow their giving more holistically. This is a closed door event.

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NVPC-SBFF Business Leaders Network Lunch

SBF Center, 160 Robinson Road, Singapore 068914

Co-organised by National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre and Singapore Business Federation Foundation, we bring together C-Suite personnel who are potential partners to have a conversation around good corporate giving. There will be about 11 companies represented by 14 members for this luncheon.

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NVPC - SBF Foundation Business Leaders Network Lunch

SBF Center, 160 Robinson Road, Singapore 068914

SBF Foundation and NVPC co-hosted a business leaders lunch on the 24th Nov to promote Corporate Giving and the Company of Good. Business leaders from 12 companies like Kimberly-Clark, Pacific International Lines and IBM came together to share on their to share about their corporate giving and to inspire each other’s giving journey.

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NVPC - Samsui Supplies and Services Pte Ltd Business Leaders Network Dinner

The Soup Restaurant, Raffles Hotel

Together with the PVPA 2016 winner (SME Category), Samsui Supplies and Services Pte Ltd, NVPC co-hosted a business leaders dinner on the 23rd Nov aimed at sharing more about Samsui’s corporate giving journey and an invitation for other companies to come on board to work with them on their upcoming projects.

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NVPC - SCCCI Business Leaders Network Lunch

Orchard Parade Hotel

Jointly hosted by NVPC and the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI), a luncheon was organised for business leaders from 10 other corporations for networking and exchanging of ideas on how to promote giving within Singapore.

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Company of Good Network Dialogue - Corporate Giving and Millennial: Why should companies care?

National Museum of Singapore, Gallery Theatre

Organised by National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre and SBF Foundation, we bring you an interesting dialogue with Mr Lim Siong Guan, (Group President of GIC), Ms Seah Geok Choo (Talent Partner of Deloitte) and other panel speakers to discuss on Corporate Giving and Millennials.

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NVPC - Creamier (In Great Company Pte Ltd) Business Leaders Network Lunch

Creamier (Gillman Barracks)

Creamier (In Great Company Pte Ltd) has initiated a Business Leaders Network Lunch session with NVPC and invited 8 of their business contacts and friends to the session. Creamier engaged its fellow SME business leaders to discuss and feedback on corporate giving and address challenges and concerns such as how they could contribute meaningfully and sustainably with their limited resources and reach.

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NVPC - OCBC Bank Business Leaders Network Lunch

Orchard Parade Hotel

OCBC presented about their corporate giving, and shared more about the 14 NPOs that they are currently partnering with. NVPC presented on Company of Good to raise awareness about what the programme is about and how it can support their corporate giving, and a brief introduction to Giving Week in December as a potential platform for the SMEs to get involved.

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NVPC Partnered Event - "Community Investment - Intended and Unintended Outcomes"

NVPC

This event aims to provide practical tools to mitigate risk and embed safeguards for effective and impactful corporate community investment Businesses are increasingly spending more time and money on community investment initiatives. The assumption is this is all GOOD. Good for communities, good for the environment but is it?

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Launch of Company of Good - "Goodness is the Business of Every Organisation"

Capitol Theatre, 17 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178907

The National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), in partnership with the Singapore Business Federation Foundation (SBFF) and supported by the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY), launched Company of Good on 2 June 2016 as part of its vision to drive corporate giving in Singapore and to make “goodness the business of every organisation”.

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