Stories of Good

08 Sep 2022

Dear Employers, Happiness at Work Isn’t Just Ping Pong Tables

Sodexo’s Qi Ni share her perspective on how purposeful companies are better positioned to attract younger-generation workers. 

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03 Aug 2022

Championing the Singapore spirit

August is a time to celebrate all things Singapore. It also provides an opportunity for Singaporeans to come together as one to extend a helping hand to the underprivileged.

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04 Jun 2022

The new normal? Lessons for businesses beyond the pandemic

As Singapore approaches what looks like the light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel, what can businesses take away from—and beyond—the pandemic?

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25 May 2022

More can be done in companies’ journey to give back to society

Every business is deeply intertwined with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns and can contribute to business performance through investment and asset optimisation.

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23 Apr 2022

The why and how of inclusive hiring

The traditional function of human resources often involves finding the right candidates who are effective and efficient.

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31 Mar 2022

Leading movement towards corporate purpose

J&J and H.A.M Creations are focused on changing how companies view their own capacity for doing good.

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10 Mar 2022

Overcoming the odds to drive change

NVPC's Collaborate for Good, Champions of Good, and Company of Good Fellowship initiatives have helped businesses amplify their social impact.

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11 Feb 2022

Incorporating sustainability at the core of their business gives financial institutions an edge

When financial institutions like UOB and S&P Global make their services and resources inclusive and sustainable, customers can integrate sustainability into their business.

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03 Feb 2022

Giving others a leg up with knowledge

Barclays is lending its financial expertise to help offenders while Singtel is assisting children and youth with cyber-wellness education.

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31 Jan 2022

In it together: More companies are rallying employees, business and community partners to do good

Through their own corporate giving initiatives, Prudential Singapore and CapitaLand continue to support communities who need it now more than ever.

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28 Jan 2022

What building bicycles taught me about building compassion in Singapore

For some companies, their idea of CSR simply involves making a donation to charity and calling it a day. Tony Loo wants to play a part in changing that mindset. With bicycles.

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21 Jan 2022

Infusing the 'Business of Experience' into Doing Good

Can ‘the business of experience’ be applied to something that is vastly different from for-profit operations—like philanthropy?

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13 Jan 2022

When doing good resonates with the company's core business, it's win-win

Companies exist to create value - and this should extend beyond the products and services that they offer.

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12 Jan 2022

Doing good through food in Singapore

Recognised as Champions of Good, Boxgreen and Sodexo uses food to empower and serve the community. 

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13 Dec 2021

She struggled to speak English in school. Today, she runs a company that empowers communities

The story of Michelle Lim's leap of faith to drop her millionaire dream for something closer to her heart–uplifting vulnerable communities.

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02 Dec 2021

Empathy, purpose and hope: Giving strengthens society

TDCX, Cordlife and social enterprise Elpis @ Hideout are ramping up efforts to celebrate the spirit of giving during SG Cares Giving Week.

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01 Dec 2021

Thinking of being a socially conscious consumer but not sure how? Here's a good place to start

Here are some ways to become a socially conscious consumer and how organisations can follow suit in doing good together with their customers.

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01 Dec 2021

Support local, help others, benefit all

Spread more cheer this Christmas season through the SG Cares Giving Week–where you are invited to shop for good and uplift communities with participating local businesses.

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25 Nov 2021

Making the most of giving by adapting to changing times

Fullerton Health Foundation and DFI Retail Group have found ways to conduct their CSR initiatives during the pandemic while addressing the various needs of the community.

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15 Nov 2021

Businesses are gearing for a better future by grooming the next generation

Two Company of Good Fellows from British Telecom and Shell tap on their Fellowship learnings to provide youths with the skills in cyber security and STEM to tackle future problems.

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04 Nov 2021

Stepping up in a pandemic

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and FoodXervices Inc have been recognised for their efforts to help those affected by Covid-19 at the President's Volunteerism & Ph...

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21 Oct 2021

Leading the change in corporate giving

The National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre finds that many companies today are planning for long-term impact in their approaches to CSR, even writing it into their business goa...

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11 Oct 2021

Creating a Healthy Workplace: Promoting Employee Mental Health in Singapore

How do we co-create a workplace that promotes mental wellness?

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06 Oct 2021

These corporate leaders are making digital waves for collective good

Two alums of the Company of Good Fellowship share how the programme has enabled them to reimagine their CSR initiatives.

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01 Oct 2021

How businesses in Singapore are learning to synergise profits and social impacts

Two Fellows from Twitter share their journey in the Company of Good Fellowship, and how the programme assisted them in incorporating purpose into their business.

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30 Sep 2021

The power of business as a force for good

Company of Good Fellows from Citi and Essilor Vision Foundation demonstrate how they adopted the 4 'I' Framework to guide their approach to doing good as an organisation.

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23 Sep 2021

Grooming leaders for a better tomorrow

Talent development programme Company of Good Fellowship ostensibly teaches one how to run better corporate giving programmes. But its lessons go beyond that to groom leaders.

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14 Sep 2021

Going Green: 5 Sustainable Practices for the Savvy Business

There's a growing call for business to consider sustainable practices. Here's how you can get started.

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02 Sep 2021

Taking a bite of the plant-based meat market

The Social Kitchen and Unilever each brought efforts to support social inclusion and environmental sustainability through a collaboration in the City of Good.

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09 Aug 2021

Local businesses champion Singapore spirit, spread National Day joy

Companies come together and collaborate to celebrate the Singapore spirit with communities.

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04 Aug 2021

Celebrate, by collaborating for good on National Day

Amazon and Shake Shack are championing the ‘Together, Singapore Cares’ spirit with campaigns for local causes, as part of the Collaborate for Good initiative.

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30 Jul 2021

6 Initiatives To Support So You Can Help S’poreans In Need This National Day

Check out initiatives to do good for fellow Singaporeans through everyday activities like eating and shopping this National Day.

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28 Jun 2021

What makes a purposeful business?

As communities and companies alike suffer from COVID-19, there is greater urgency for companies to redefine their place within society—to become a purposeful business.

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10 Jun 2021

Levelling the Playing Field: How Can Your Organisation Support The Education of Children & Youth at Risk?

How can we bring equal opportunity for success to at-risk students, especially in light of the shifts Covid-19 has necessitated in how education is conducted?

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26 Apr 2021

Why Supporting the Arts Is Good for Business

Art’s expressive inventions can intersect with sleek corporate efficiency to great effect.

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22 Apr 2021

When companies share their space for social causes

These companies offered their underutilised spaces as platforms for goodness to sprout.

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19 Apr 2021

From reading sessions to career mentoring: How corporate volunteering is evolving beyond Covid-19

In an increasingly volatile world, these Champions are trailblazers in volunteering through new methods to help their beneficiaries adapt to changing times.

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25 Mar 2021

When the Big Four pull in one direction, it's win-win

Even the fiercest of competitors can come together to do good.

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18 Feb 2021

The benefits of doing good

Doing good rains benefits on everyone involved, and Amgen Singapore Manufacturing and Grace at Work impact the community while reaping business gains. 

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29 Jan 2021

Capitalising on sustainability helps build business resiliency

City Developments Limited and Keppel Corporation highlight the importance of doing sustainable business, especially given the urgency of the climate crisis.

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28 Jan 2021

Employees in the spotlight

By emphasising employee involvement and collaboration in their CSR, American Express and Moody’s bring about myriad benefits to all stakeholders.

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18 Jan 2021

How Shiseido and Unilever are changing lives with makeup and hygiene products

These Champions of Good use their products to empower Singaporeans, collaborating with organisations to make a difference. 

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05 Jan 2021

Leveraging employee expertise to help the community

Champions of Good Alpha Development and SAP went beyond the typical CSR activations, lending their employees to a good cause.

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17 Dec 2020

Strength in numbers, power in unity

Deutsche Bank and KPMG in Singapore show how volunteering is beneficial to all involved.

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15 Dec 2020

These Businesses Were Hit Hard During Covid-19, Yet They Made Time For Good

F&B businesses were some of the worst-hit during the pandemic, but that didn't stop ABR and PopeJai from helping others in greater need.

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10 Dec 2020

Champions of Good: Strategic, sustainable, and socially impactful

For companies like Singtel and Xylem Water Solutions Singapore, doing good remains integral to doing business. 

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01 Dec 2020

How Iron Nori and Carousell are inspiring empathy and altruism among local businesses

These Champions of Good continue to lead the way in doing good, taking part in Giving Week in successive years.

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26 Nov 2020

Harnessing strength, resources to support one another during crisis

Despite Covid-19, organisations innovated to lead by example and inspire fellow businesses to do good.

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05 Nov 2020

CapitaLand 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.

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22 Oct 2020

Mindset puts spotlight on mental health

The organisation raises awareness of mental health and helps those with problems find jobs, among other things.

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22 Oct 2020

How 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. 

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20 Oct 2020

Making connections for doing good in Singapore

Two women who underwent NVPC's Company of Good Fellowship programme are reshaping corporate strategies to give back to society.

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17 Oct 2020

PVPA honours everyday heroes

PVPA celebrates the givers who have done good and embody the City of Good vision over the past year.

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07 Oct 2020

How 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

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30 Sep 2020

Space for Good

Find out more about Space for Good, the third of several collaborative initiatives by NVPC's Company of Good aimed at making goodness part of daily encounters. 

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28 Sep 2020

Doing good starts with having the end in mind

In designing CSR initiatives, it's important for companies to plan for desired outcomes with intent, rather than hope that they will happen.

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24 Sep 2020

Mentorship 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.

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11 Sep 2020

Why Kiasu When You Can Win-Win?

Success doesn’t have to come at somebody else’s expense—Retail for Good demonstrates in its partnerships that collaboration through digital solutions can produce ...

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27 Aug 2020

Making Singapore sustainable

Local companies have recognised the roles they can play to make Singapore sustainable and have stepped up to the challenge.

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13 Aug 2020

Giving back to communities

Four Company of Good members are caring for and giving back to communities, in celebration of the national spirit towards building a City of Good.

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30 Jul 2020

Clicking to buy? Do a good deed at the same time

As more Singaporeans flock online to do their shopping, retail businesses have ridden on the trend and created their do-good projects in the digital space.

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23 Jul 2020

Different Ways You Can Do Good

When planning a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, companies tend to send their employees to volunteer or donate to a charity. However, the possibilities of doing go...

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23 Jul 2020

All You Need to Know About Employee Volunteerism

Ever wondered how you could make employee volunteering more enjoyable? We have identified several ways to help you engage your employees and altogether, provide a meaningful CSR ex...

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30 Jun 2020

Shop for Good

Find out more about Shop for Good, the second of several collaborative initiatives by NVPC's Company of Good aimed at making goodness part of daily encounters. 

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29 Jun 2020

How 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...

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25 Jun 2020

Travel 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.

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11 Jun 2020

Commentary: 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.

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02 Jun 2020

The power of gratitude

ANZ shares about their efforts to help uplift vulnerable communities during COVID-19.

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01 Jun 2020

Companies 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.

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28 May 2020

Technology's role in Covid-19 battle

IBM, American Express and LinkedIn share how they are doing good amid these tough times.

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30 Apr 2020

Companies 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.

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27 Apr 2020

How 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.

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08 Apr 2020

Eat for Good

Find out more about Eat for Good, the first of several collaborative initiatives by NVPC's Company of Good aimed at making goodness part of daily encounters. 

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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.

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30 Mar 2020

The many benefits of inclusive hiring

Four Company of Good members share their inclusive hiring experiences, and how the recent Budget gives them a leg up.

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30 Mar 2020

The company of the future is one that does good

Find out how organisations can create greater impact when they collaborate for good in strategic and sustainable ways, especially during the fight against COVID-19.

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23 Mar 2020

Growing an ecosystem of good

How Company of Good empowered Abry's founder and CEO to collaborate with others to create a greater impact to help marginalised individuals and their families.

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10 Mar 2020

Riding the good wave in challenging times

Founder of The Nail Social, Cheryl Ou and CEO of Right People Renewable Energy, Robin Pho shares about how they play their part to do good in their business. 

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06 Mar 2020

Like 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.

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06 Mar 2020

Do good and emerge a champion in uncertain times

Founder and CEO of Spic and Span, Benjamin Chua shares how they stay true to the business's mission of “giving back selflessly” during this period of COVID-19.

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20 Feb 2020

Can 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.

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08 Aug 2019

Making Singapore a Better Place for All

Companies big or small can all make a difference when they come together, collaborate, leverage on their expertise and resources for the good of society and the nation..

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13 Jun 2019

Stanchart flies sustainable-investing flag

While much has been abuzz about Sustainable Investing, one bank is walking the talk. Standard Chartered is pioneering the way,..

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30 May 2019

A Taste for Sustainability

Working towards a vision to reduce food waste by half in 2025, food services company, Sodxeo has launched a data-driven waste prevention program - WasteWatch that has garnered prom...

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05 Mar 2019

Sustainability 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".

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07 Feb 2019

Helping social organisations create impact

Quest Ventures is an 8-year-old firm that invests in social organisations to help unlock potential and scale their impact on society.

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14 Jan 2019

Creating an inclusive society

Currently, 14 persons with disabilities have found full or part-time employment with the Pan Pacific Hotels Group's Singapore properties

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13 Dec 2018

Giving back is part of EY's DNA

It invests in programmes and supports staff to go on non-EY corporate volunteer activities of their choice.

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30 Nov 2018

Giving can start with the littlest act

Instead of a season of gifting, can we turn December into a season for giving? That was the thought behind Giving Week - starting on Giving Tuesday (right after Cyber Monday), and ...

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08 Nov 2018

Becoming a Champion (of good) in business

Today's businesses that do good in their community know that the way to go is to co-opt partners to multiply the impact and avoid duplication, as Quek Shiyun, Deputy Director, Co...

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09 Oct 2018

A Good Pitch (Corporate Edition)

In collaboration with Company of Good, A Good Pitch is returning with a special twist! We are looking to support working professionals who have a burning desire to bring about posi...

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27 Sep 2018

Collaborative CSR: When 1 + 1 = 3

Corporate social responsibility typically involves just one - but there is value in collaborative social responsibility instead. Marc Goh, Founder at Design Prodigy and a Company o...

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13 Sep 2018

CSR: core values and business strategies

We pool time, energy, resources and more for CSR activities, with value to the communities but little or no value to our business. Our Company of Good Fellow Cathy Chia from The Fu...

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31 Aug 2018

For Fuji Xerox, it's all about the kids

Fuji Xerox believes in doing good and doing right by young people. They are, after all, our country's future - and Fuji Xerox has since paved the way for many youths, in their...

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22 Aug 2018

Commentary: 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...

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16 Aug 2018

NTUC's commitment to the community

Other than helping the underprivileged, the labour movement marshalls its employees to volunteer with the less fortunate.  

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02 Aug 2018

Social change through technology

It takes more than a signed cheque to do good - and as Dell realises, more than just helping those in need, doing good has boosted their own employee satisfaction too. 

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25 Jul 2018

Engaging 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...

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19 Jul 2018

RWS 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...

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12 Jul 2018

Beyond 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...

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05 Jul 2018

Teaching kids to be savvy with money

As one of Singapore's biggest financial institutions, what better way to give back than improving financial literacy of children? Prudential Singapore's Cha-Ching programme does ju...

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26 Jun 2018

Uplifting corporate giving starts from within

What do you do with your preloved undergarments? That was the question D'Elegance received from their customers, and the answer helped launch the company's corporate giving initiat...

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21 Jun 2018

AkzoNobel 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 ...

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14 Jun 2018

Mentoring 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...

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12 Jun 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility is NOT Charity

Flag days, annual corporate outings to an elderly home, donation drives...the list goes on when it comes to corporate giving that may be more counterproductive than actual good. Bu...

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23 May 2018

Making it their business to give back

Established business leaders air their thoughts on why doing good is an integral fixture in their company's bid for sustained success.

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17 May 2018

Company 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 ...

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24 Jan 2018

NVPC 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 ...

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24 Jan 2018

Greenpac packs a green punch

Greenpac takes pride in the staff understanding the core structure of the business - going green. This has extended to factoring in green behaviour and green activities in the appr...

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08 Jan 2018

At 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.

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04 Jan 2018

Neo Garden Begins the year With Love

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...

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25 Dec 2017

MBS'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...

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18 Dec 2017

A small company with a big heart

Creating more jobs that provide good value to the economy has become Spic & Span's purpose. Since 2015, the company was founded to provide jobs to marginalised Singaporeans thr...

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11 Dec 2017

Giving 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.

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04 Dec 2017

Leading 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...

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30 Nov 2017

Eight 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...

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20 Nov 2017

CapitaLand 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...

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18 Nov 2017

Ripple effect for Changi Business Park

Changi Business Park (CBP) Gives started in 2014 when IBM partnered corporate organisations residing within the vicinity to organise a charity carnival to promote corporate volunte...

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08 Nov 2017

Companies in the business of doing good

The Champions of Good is a national recognition framework under the Company of Good that was launched by NVPC in partnership with the Singapore Business Federation Foundation in Ju...

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30 Oct 2017

Goshen gets CSR down to a fine art

An emphasis on the importance of contributing to society and helping those in need through art was an important factor when starting Goshen Art Gallery. It has taken up art-driven ...

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27 Oct 2017

SGX Bull Charge: constantly evolving

Back in 2004, when the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) among corporates and the financial community was still nascent, SGX decided to create a platform where other...

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16 Oct 2017

Kitchen 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...

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09 Oct 2017

For Dentsu, it's all about bringing children joy

Dentsu's annual One Day for Change (ODFC) reinforces their belief that all businesses have a responsibility to the community. This year, Dentsu engages their brands and agencies on...

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02 Oct 2017

Helping the elderly - in life and death

With the vision of serving both the dead and the living, Jenny Tay, Managing Director of Direct Funeral Services (DFS), establishes Direct Life Foundation (DLF) that seeks to serve...

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26 Sep 2017

Playing a part in making legal aid accessible to all

WMH Law Corporation reaches out to underserved communities by providing pro bono legal assistance.

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18 Sep 2017

Dishing out second chances

Raymond Choo, owner and executive chef of The Peranakan, has gone beyond boundaries in his giving by providing seniors, ex-convicts and their families with employment opportunities...

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11 Sep 2017

Dishing out healthy food for a cause

SME Greendot has never seen size as a deterrent to giving back to the community. The company closes its chain of vegetarian eateries twice yearly so its workforce can be involved i...

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28 Aug 2017

At 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 ...

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21 Aug 2017

A Naiise way to bring joy to children

It's often said that there's nothing more satisfying than seeing a happy, smiling child. It is this ethos that led to local design retailer Naiise placing an emphasis on supporting...

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07 Aug 2017

Helping society one child at a time

"We don't have to wait till we are a big company with millions in revenue before giving back." This is the ethos that drives young company, Halal Food Hunt, to support social cause...

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31 Jul 2017

Inspiring young people to inspire others

Wand Inspiration Network is an organisation that specialises in leadership, team and personal development programmes for corporates and schools. It also offers workshop and mentors...

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24 Jul 2017

Giving 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 ...

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18 Jul 2017

Linking 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...

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10 Jul 2017

How KPMG lends a hand to those in need

KPMG Cares pairs philanthropy with the firm’s work in the community to empower marginalised individuals and communities. Beneficiaries receive sponsored training with various...

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03 Jul 2017

An 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.

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26 Jun 2017

NVPC awarded grant to drive social impact

Tableau Software, through the Tableau Foundation, aspires to expedite change through making free licences of its visual analytics software to small non-profits and other charitable...

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29 May 2017

Improving the lifes of the less privileged

Landlease's volunteer programmes are usually ground-up initiatives borne out of employee passion. Leveraging on the strengths and skills of its diverse workforce, the firm aspires ...

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22 May 2017

Giving to the community through the arts

Mapletree and Temasek Holdings actively partner the National Arts Council to support performance arts. This includes lining up arts groups to provide lunchtime performances for the...

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15 May 2017

Jardine 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...

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08 May 2017

Giving cover to all walks of life

NTUC Income’s community development and involvement arm, OrangeAid, seeks to level the playing field for children and youth from underprivileged backgrounds through long-term...

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17 Apr 2017

Staff 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...

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10 Apr 2017

Collective 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.

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03 Apr 2017

Tackling cancer via an Oxbridge classic

To biotech firm Tessa Therapeutics, it's a valuable opportunity to be able to support cancer patients and their families by participating in Row for Hope, a fundraising and public ...

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27 Mar 2017

Giving 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...

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20 Mar 2017

Giving back - the uniquely Singapore way

What does a corporate giving approach that is "uniquely Singapore" look like? Building on the local knowledge and passion of employees, Standard Chartered Bank Singapore's giving i...

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13 Mar 2017

Verztec 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...

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06 Mar 2017

P&G: Integrating giving into business functions

When P&G realised that many non-governmental organisations faced challenges like any brand or business would, the company established the P&G Pro Bono School, to share its ...

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27 Feb 2017

EDIS manages CSR like a business

Some firms view corporate giving as an extracurricular activity. Exceptions like Economic Development Innovations Singapore views corporate giving as a collaborative, sustained and...

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20 Feb 2017

IBM 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 ...

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13 Feb 2017

On a mission to help Singapore's elderly

For Yeap Medical Supplies, business and charity work are not mutually exclusive. Since its establishment in 2000, it has been actively involved with various nursing homes, in line ...

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06 Feb 2017

Visa empowers employees to make a difference

Visa so strongly believes in empowering its employees to do good that since 2008, it has given out over $11 million to nearly 3,000 charities worldwide through matching of staff co...

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30 Jan 2017

Lending a hand to emerging enterprises with a cause

DBS Bank's corporate giving involves supporting social enterprises in Singapore and other parts of Asia.

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23 Jan 2017

Growing a culture of giving at Yusen Singapore

Since joining a Company of Good in 2016, Yusen Singapore’s corporate giving journey has transited from one-off activities to building of a more sustainable giving programme

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16 Jan 2017

FHF provides healthcare support to the needy

Launched in 2016, Fullerton Health Foundation’s mission is to provide the underprivileged with access to comprehensive health services as well as a better quality of educatio...

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10 Jan 2017

Affording a dignified exit for all

Ang Chin Moh Funeral Directors, which was set up in 1912, also engages in charity work by providing those who are alone at the end of their lives a dignified funeral.

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02 Jan 2017

Marketing 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...

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19 Dec 2016

Developing staff via charity initiatives

Global supply chain management company RCMA encourages staff to volunteer at para-sporting events through its adopted charity Bali Sports Foundation (BSF), a non-governmental organ...

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12 Dec 2016

ConneXions Asia makes giving its business

CXA - a company built around transforming the employee benefits industry - creates social impact by enabling companies to include donations to charities as one of the options avail...

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05 Dec 2016

Bringing the gift of power

Energy provider, Singapore Power, aims to serve Singaporeans by providing a reliable supply of energy as well as enhancing quality of life for the marginalised by involving their s...

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28 Nov 2016

For Citi, it's a lot more than just philanthropy

From mentoring youths through financial literacy programmes to supporting budding artists, Citi's approach to giving has enabled the firm has led it to developing innovative initia...

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21 Nov 2016

Cognizant reaches out to make a better future

IT services firm Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp believes in giving back to the communities where it operates.  In 2007, some 13 years after it was founded, Cognizant deci...

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14 Nov 2016

Celebrating Women

Each March, the Fullerton Celebrates Women campaign rolls out exciting activities that allows staff and patrons to raise funds and awareness of marginalised women. This gift of giv...

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31 Oct 2016

Growing the culture of giving at Courts

Giving back to the community runs deep in Courts' veins, thanks to a top-down determination to serve. As a family-oriented retailer, it has focused its outreach on supporting an ar...

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24 Oct 2016

An MBS boost for giving back to the community

Participants in Marina Bay Sands' Play It Forward charity race completed challenges related to different aspects of the integrated resort, to win $120,000 worth of cash and prizes ...

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17 Oct 2016

Inspired corporate giving, SME-style

For SME, SJ Low Bros & Co, doing good means doing well and the strongest benefit of giving lies in heightened employee engagement and retention.

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10 Oct 2016

Multiplying corporate giving - from the top

One of the values OCBC Bank sees in its giving programmes is how corporate giving activities positively impact its corporate culture, which in turn improves business services.

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05 Sep 2016

It takes a global village to raise a child

CapitaLand’s credo of “Building People, Building Communities” sees it through its various corporate social responsibility projects that focuses on helping underpr...

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22 Aug 2016

Brewing a culture for a better, more caring world

Before corporate social responsbility became a buzzword, Asia Pacific Breweries was already on the scene. In 1994. it even established a foundation which now runs various flagship ...

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15 Aug 2016

A bighearted giver right from the start

Neo Kah Kiat may have grown up poor but charity was never far from his heart. Today, the founder of the Neo Group continues to give and even encourages his employees to join him by...

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08 Aug 2016

Giving 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...

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01 Aug 2016

Hilton 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 ...

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25 Jul 2016

Building 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...

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18 Jul 2016

Fuji Xerox Singapore gives youth a helping hand

Fuji Xerox believes that community involvement creates greater employee engagement and enablement. The company’s corporate giving programme supports various local charities, ...

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11 Jul 2016

Swensen'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...

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04 Jul 2016

Greenpac 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...

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27 Jun 2016

Food Bank's mission to help Singapore's needy

The owners of FoodXervices, a food distributor, know first-hand about food wastage. Seeking to do good through a food-related effort, they started Food Bank Singapore as a centrali...

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20 Jun 2016

UBS seeds communities to grow

UBS supports youth and social enterprises in Singapore by providing targeted financial support and employee volunteering to partners who seek to empower these communities, generall...

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13 Jun 2016

StarHub: 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...

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13 Jun 2016

Do good when doing well

34 business leaders share their insights into how their organisations successfully integrate corporate giving as part of their business strategy.

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06 Jun 2016

BusAds, 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...

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03 Jun 2016

Doing good is also great business strategy: panel

Companies who do good do more than philanthropy. It is also good business strategy as corporate giving opens up opportunities for building of stronger relationships with customers ...

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30 May 2016

When doing well means doing good

NVPC launches Company of Good to provide training and capability-building resources to companies and empower firms to not just give, but give better.

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30 May 2016

Series on corporate giving

Company of Good launches to convert corporate non-givers into givers, and to encourage companies that already give to become multipliers and leaders of good.

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