“At DBS, we are of the view that we share a symbiotic relationship with the societies and communities which we operate in. We believe in being a force for good. Apart from creating long-term economic value, we also seek to positively benefit the communities we are present in and deliver social value. The DBS Foundation will enable us to be a further catalyst of change”.

– Piyush Gupta, CEO, DBS Bank

What is a Social Enterprise?

At DBS Foundation, we believe social enterprises are Businesses for Good. They are businesses with both a profit bottom-line and a social and environment bottom-line. 

Through their business intent and resource management, they seek to be financially self-sustaining, while addressing critical and unmet social issues. The diverse social missions can span from driving inclusive employment for marginalised communities to reducing food waste and developing renewable energy at scale.


Support Business for Impact

With a strong commitment to their social missions and their pursuit to be financially self-sustaining, they are the businesses that will bring about a brighter future, because of the tireless work they are doing today.

  • Look no further for unique lifestyle experiences and workshops hosted by social enterprises. Explore DBS Travel Marketplace.
  • Keen to start or transform your business into a social enterprise, but not sure how? Enrol in a two-day fundamental development course for aspiring social entrepreneurs, conducted by the Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise, raiSE.

SE Community Connect

Be invited to join DBS Foundation’s community of like-minded social entrepreneurs in Asia – an exclusive regional network that opens doors.

Our community fosters meaningful connections and fuels collaborations between social enterprises to drive greater impact. Share resources, experiences and be encouraged in your journey amidst the highs and lows of scaling your business. 

Together, for a better world.

Write to us to find out how to be part of our SE Community Connect.

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