Stories of Good

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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