26 Nov 2020Harnessing strength, resources to support one another during crisis
Despite Covid-19, organisations innovated to lead by example and inspire fellow businesses to do good.
05 Nov 2020CapitaLand promotes spirit of volunteerism among its employees
Beyond making donations, it sets up paid-leave schemes and creates opportunities for its employees to roll up their sleeves.
22 Oct 2020How One Woman Ushered in a Culture of Doing Good at This Five-Star Hotel
This is the story of how a visit by a group of boys from low-income backgrounds helped change the culture at a five-star heritage hotel.
07 Oct 2020How Company of Good Fellows aid pandemic-hit communities
As the Covid-19 pandemic affected the world, companies are setting up initiatives to help and support hard-hit communities
24 Sep 2020Mentorship programmes that help beneficiaries dream big
It's amazing how much can be achieved when like-minded individuals come together to do good for the community.
29 Jun 2020How do you ensure that your doing good is strategic, sustainable, and impactful?
How do you ensure that your doing good can be truly impactful and sustainable for the causes you support? An easy guide to follow when planning your CSR or ESG efforts is to t...
25 Jun 2020Travel industry's support for community flies high amid Covid-19
Despite being one of the industries worst hit by COVID-19, SIA, Singapore Hotel Association, Grand Hyatt Singapore and Expedia did not stop their efforts to do good for society.
11 Jun 2020Commentary: Uptick in corporate giving during COVID-19 is much more than just a PR exercise
Find out how businesses are re-positioning their role in society with more purposeful and sustainable contributions.
01 Jun 2020Companies will step up CSR efforts post-pandemic, says NVPC deputy CEO
Tony Soh, deputy CEO at NVPC, is optimistic that the pandemic will provide a new lens through which companies will view the purpose of their business.
30 Apr 2020Companies band together to supply meals to vulnerable groups
Company of Good’s initiative Eat For Good unites members to support communities facing food insecurity amidst COVID-19.
27 Apr 2020How Doing Good Gives a Shine to Your Company amid COVID-19
An oft-forgotten essential service, Spic & Span, in partnership with Tate & Lyle, has brought sanitation services to the frontline in the fight against COVID-19.
07 Apr 2020“Give to Receive” How to Succeed in Your Corporate Social Responsibility with Quek Shiyun, Head, Company of Good, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC)
Quek Shiyun, Head, Company of Good, shares why and how companies should involve themselves in corporate social responsibility.
06 Mar 2020Like Marvel’s Avengers, Doing Good Creates Greater Impact When Corporate Heroes Unite
When companies join forces to bring about change in society, a larger impact on different communities in need can be created, allowing CSR efforts achieve greater heights.
20 Feb 2020Can crisis unlock a force for good among businesses?
CEO of NVPC Melissa Kwee and Head, Company of Good Quek Shiyun write their thoughts on COVID-19 and how it has brought out the best in businesses.
05 Mar 2019Sustainability central to MPA's social responsibility efforts
The MPA Sustainability Office aims to "foster a culture of good governance, prudent resource management and conscientious environmental and social practices".
22 Aug 2018Commentary: Corporate giving – when cash isn't always best
Cash is the preferred gift for many non-profits, but are there other ways of giving? NVPC's Director of Knowledge & Advocacy Jeffrey Tan discusses the need for a broader view o...
25 Jul 2018Engaging staff to forge a better world through giving
Touching lives in the communities they are in is becoming more of a priority for global travel platform Expedia. Find out more about how our Company of Good Fellow and Expedia Grou...
19 Jul 2018RWS leverages its areas of specialisation to help needy
At Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), where your sense of adventure is ignited, giving takes on more than the usual - they tap on their unique expertise and areas of specialisation to pi...
12 Jul 2018Beyond CSR: Growing a community of caring business leaders
So inspired was Ms Joyce Siew when she first joined the Fellowship programme that the Associate Director of Communications at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) decided to be a mentor her...
21 Jun 2018AkzoNobel celebrates the power of colour - in useful fashion
They've refreshed the homes of the underprivileged, student care centres, and even heritage sites like Burkill Hall at Botanic Gardens, but for AkzoNobel, giving and innovating is ...
14 Jun 2018Mentoring to drive social good through corporate giving
Every business, small or large, can find meaningful ways to give back to their community - read on to find out more about how our Company of Good Fellowship mentor has walked the t...
17 May 2018Company of Good Fellowship helped The Fullerton Hotel set up new academy
Apart from pleasing its guests, The Fullerton Hotel has a new mission in mind. Launched in February 2018, The Fullerton Academy provides youth from low-income families with ...
24 Jan 2018NVPC brings community together to build City of Good
The future of a more inclusive society cannot be solely achieved by a single entity or organisation, but rather a collective effort by various corporates, individuals, non-profits ...
08 Jan 2018At Maybank, CSR serves mission of 'humanising financial services'
Maybank's corporate giving has evolved from have evolved from supporting one-off good causes, to focusing on short-and-mid-term community empowerment programmes.
25 Dec 2017MBS's staff and star power drive Sands for Singapore outreach
There is no better time to give. Giving is an all-year round affair for Neo Group . The organisation ensures its corporate giving programmes impact beneficiaries in a sustainable m...
11 Dec 2017Giving Week may be over, but it's not too late to give
Giving Week is a national movement that encourages everyone to give back. Continue to join us in this giving season by donating, volunteering, shopping and dining for good.
04 Dec 2017Leading patron of art UOB steadfast in support of social development
UOB is a longstanding Patron of the Arts. One of its earliest initiatives was the UOB Painting of the Year (POY) Competition which started in 1982 and is Singapore's longest-runnin...
30 Nov 2017Eight organisations, individuals win 6th PVPA awards
The President's Volunteerism & Philanthropy Awards (PVPA) recognises individuals, corporates, ground-up movements, non-profit organisations, educational institutions and indivi...
20 Nov 2017CapitaLand matches its charity work with the kind of work it does best
CapitaLand strongly believes that companies should advocate for worthy causes that resonate with what they do at work, leveraging the expertise of their employees to help the commu...
16 Oct 2017Kitchen skills for inmates and meals for the needy - the Samsui way
Samsui Supplies & Services fulfills its vision of establishing a central kitchen within Singapore Changi Prison. The establishment would equip inmates with kitchen skills, whic...
26 Sep 2017Playing a part in making legal aid accessible to all
WMH Law Corporation reaches out to underserved communities by providing pro bono legal assistance.
28 Aug 2017At Motherswork, corporate giving starts from the top
Motherswork prides itself in supporting local entreprenuers and providing them a platform for retailing specialist products for mothers and babies. However the company's corporate ...
24 Jul 2017Giving back to society is this company's pet cause
A pet shop established in 1977 out of two brothers' love of animals now has a regional presence and an active corporate social responsibility programme. Pet Lovers Centre has even ...
18 Jul 2017Linking up opportunities for youth to 'rock' their profiles
Synonymous with business and employee-oriented social networks, LinkedIn’s corporate social responsibility efforts focus on empowering youths by creating new opportunities to...
03 Jul 2017An engaging and insightful experience through dialogue
The Company of Good Fellowship Programme kickstarted in May with 10 learning days over five months, to help organisations learn to be better at corporate giving.
15 May 2017Jardine Matheson lends its heft to mental health cause
Jardine Matheson Group initiated its philanthropic outreach Mindset Care Limited in 2011 and has been ardently supporting those suffering from mental illness through employment, fu...
17 Apr 2017Staff drive Shell Singapore's social investment efforts
With a presence in Singapore for over 125 years, Shell is a familiar face in social investment programmes. The company's latest initiative is Shell iVolunteers - a ground-up moveme...
10 Apr 2017Collective action to meet community needs sustainably
Looking to advocate a collaborative approach to meet community needs, Credit Suisse has come alongside NVPC and CFS to launch CoLABS.
27 Mar 2017Giving back to society through skills development and education
Keppel Corporation is a diversified conglomerate with an active giving programme. Each year it commits up to one per cent of the group's annual net profits to worthy social c...
13 Mar 2017Verztec selects charity partners that share its focus
Verztec Consulting, a global content consulting company headquartered in Singapore, believes that cultivating long-term relationships with suitable charity partners is the key to s...
20 Feb 2017IBM helping to programme a more progressive society
IBM Singapore’s corporate giving embodies their initiative to multiply their efforts through intentional collaboration and advocacy, thus enabling the firm to cultivate more ...
30 Jan 2017Lending a hand to emerging enterprises with a cause
DBS Bank's corporate giving involves supporting social enterprises in Singapore and other parts of Asia.
02 Jan 2017Marketing comms agency taps staff's skills to help youths
SME Quirk has always strived to do good work and this extends to its corporate giving programmes where it leverages its design and marketing capabilities. This in turn has reshaped...
08 Aug 2016Giving back with 2,000 non-profit meals a day to the needy
Samsui Supplies & Services leverage its existing skillsets, resources and partnerships to make its corporate giving sustainable. This ideal spurs the vision to establish a cent...
01 Aug 2016Hilton extends its hospitality to youth, the environment and the community
Giving is so entrenched in Hilton Worldwide’s DNA that it has no need for a Corporate Responsibility Department. This founding member of Company of Good also firmly believes ...
25 Jul 2016Building a culture of volunteering one tweet at a time
For social media platform Twitter, its philanthropic initiatives are focused on five areas: Internet safety and education; women in tech; digital rights and responsibilities; unive...
11 Jul 2016Swensen's parent firm giving treats and more to the needy
ABR holds a long-term view of its partnership with the beneficiaries it supports. One of the results is the setting up of a training café at APSN Delta Senior School, and th...
04 Jul 2016Greenpac focuses efforts, time and resources on community, environment
Greenpac believes in “doing good for the community and doing well within the company”. As part of its culture to encourage and grow a culture of giving, its employee ap...
13 Jun 2016StarHub: In the business of answering society's call for help
Starhub believes in empowering individuals to go far. One such initiative is to provide enrichment classes to children from low-income families. This has worked to supplement their...
06 Jun 2016BusAds, giving back to the community is a responsibility
Believing in an inclusive society, BusAds chooses to promote and create equal opportunities for its employees. This includes hiring those with autism and creating a conducive works...