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Banking with a sense of purpose

Despite being the region's leading bank, DBS is committed to the social role it was set up to play almost 50 years ago

'Core to the value system of DBS has always been our strong sense of purpose; a social agenda and consciousness. This is deeply rooted in our DNA, being a part of Singapore's history and playing a role in its transformation into one of the world's top financial hubs.' - Piyush Gupta, DBS Bank CEO

FROM using a squirrel mascot to encourage saving to financing iconic structures such as Raffles City, DBS and POSB have played a key role in Singapore's transformation into a sophisticated metropolis. Indeed, the former Development Bank of Singapore was established in 1968 by the Singapore...