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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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