|At DBS, we believe in supporting children and learning in Asia as the young hold the key to Asia’s future.
‘DBS Happy Ever Asia Relay’, our 2009 regional Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, was a resounding success, raising over SGD 650,000 in three months. With DBS matching funds raised, more than SGD 1.3 million will go towards helping the children of Asia.
DBS Hong Kong launched its flagship community programme ‘DBS Social Enterprise Experience’, providing a learning platform for youths to hone their business skills and understand more about social entrepreneurship.
||’POSB Run for Kids’ was a charity run organised to help less privileged children. More than 3,500 runners took part in the inaugural event, which raised SGD 250,000. The funds went to the Singapore Children’s Society and an education welfare fund for needy students in primary
schools in Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency (GRC).
’Hair for Hope’ was an initiative in which 23 Singapore staff shaved their heads for charity, raising SGD 120,000 for cancer-stricken children. Following this, a further five staff in DBS Indonesia were inspired to lose their locks for charity.