Stories of Good

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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