Honouring our pioneers

Has Singapore gone far enough in honouring the country's pioneers? What more can be done by way of tribute to this special first generation of Singaporeans?

Hugues Delcourt

Country Executive Singapore & CEO Private Banking Asia & Middle East

ABN Amro Bank NV

THE government's efforts to honour and respect the country's pioneers is definitely commendable. I believe what is important is not only to look at what else the government can do, but what positive actions local and multinational companies can take to support this group of people. Corporations have a role to play in corporate citizenship. This could mean dedicating funding and resources, rallying our employees to volunteer their time and energy, and working with charitable organisations which focus on the well-being of this special generation.

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