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.

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JANA had been suffering from depression for about six years when she found a temporary job as an administrative assistant at Jardine Engineering (Singapore) - created as part of the group's...

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SHIELDING the underserved and underprivileged in society is a tall order for any institution, but this has been - and continues to be - the mission of Singapore insurance cooperative NTUC Income.

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OIL and gas giant Shell is easily one of the most recognisable brands in the world. For many years, Shell employees worldwide have been supporting various causes which include the empowerment of...

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AS companies today find themselves caught between the dilemma of limited resources and the compelling desire to create social impact, it is increasingly apparent that the key lies in collective...

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THE Oxbridge rivalry is one steeped in history and tradition. One of the chapters of this storied rivalry is the varsity race - a set of rowing races on the River Thames between the Oxford University...

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KEPPEL Corporation has a presence in a wide range of sectors - from offshore and marine to property. However, in the race to be at the forefront of its chosen industries, the group has not forgotten...

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WHAT does a corporate giving approach that is "uniquely Singapore" look like?...

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IF cultivating suitable long-term relationships with business partners and clients are considered key to the sustainability of a business, the same can be said of partnerships between businesses and...

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WHILE corporate giving today is largely centred on fund-raising, cheque writing and ad hoc volunteer days, Procter & Gamble (P&G) has moved beyond those to look at more strategic and...

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FOR many, CSR (corporate social responsibility) has been an extracurricular activity, almost cosmetic in the way it sits outside the realm of real business. However, companies such as Economic...