As media partner of the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre's (NVPC) Company of Good programme, The Business Times is featuring examples of impactful corporate giving in Singapore. Each Monday over the next few months, BT will feature some founding members of the Company of Good initiative, which aims to make goodness the business of every organisation. The series will showcase how firms – large or small, homegrown or multinational – have taken steps to serve underprivileged communities.

COMPANY OF GOOD

THE nature of a ripple effect is affecting and enormous: An action of tossing a stone into water can create a continuous forward motion. It is simple, yet the results can be distinctly powerful.

COMPANY OF GOOD

SINCE the late 1980s, Jack Yu's parents - as owners of Dynasties Antiques and Arts Gallery and Da Tang Fine Arts - have been giving local and foreign artists opportunities to express and develop...

COMPANY OF GOOD

THE Singapore Exchange Bull Charge is an annual fixture on the local corporate calendar. Like the corporate scene here - and the bourse itself - the charity event has grown and changed over the 13...

COMPANY OF GOOD

EX-OFFENDERS often have to face many challenges upon returning to society, including finding employment. With the establishment of a new 408 sq m central kitchen within Singapore Changi Prison...

COMPANY OF GOOD

"ALL businesses have a responsibility to the community in which they operate and have a moral obligation to contribute support to those that are less fortunate," says Nick Waters, CEO of...

COMPANY OF GOOD

AN old man's fear of dying alone at home without anyone discovering his decomposing body was the impetus which led to the establishment of Direct Life Foundation (DLF) in late 2015. ...

COMPANY OF GOOD

LEGAL representation is often costly and out of reach for the underprivileged. However, a young law firm is punching above its weight in providing legal representation to a number of underserved...

COMPANY OF GOOD

A GOOD part of Shirley Tay's day sees her cooking up a storm in the kitchen of The Peranakan in Orchard Road. ...

COMPANY OF GOOD

A VEGETARIAN eatery that targets non-vegetarians. Sounds like a paradox but that was exactly what founders Fu Yong Hong and Justin Chou had in mind when they started Greendot in 2011.

COMPANY OF GOOD

SHARON Wong knows what it's like to start a business, and so is passionate about giving back to budding local entrepreneurs - especially parents...