Archives: April 2013

A bird’s eye view of a Chinatown crossroad brings to mind larger intersections, of trade winds, monsoons, shipping routes and directions, at which Singapore lies. Cover Photo: Eddie YY Cheng shoots cityscapes and landscapes, and his portfolio can be found at http://500px.com/yewyuee

FOCUS: CSR

Doing the right thing has become a global megatrend that businesses know as Corporate Social Responsibility. While many here are unsure of it, committed corporates — and the individuals who are driving CSR — are exploring, activating and championing it for the future it promises.

Keppel Land adopted Jurong Lake, in joint partnership with PUB, as part of its CSR focus, and has several staff trained to lead groups to appreciate the flora and fauna on the lake’s Learning Trail. Photo: Ng Teong Lin

CSR IN SINGAPORE Doing good makes good business sense.

EVERY WHICH WAY How CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) is changing how organisations operate.

LEADING THE CHARGE Personal conscience drives public action for a better world.

A GUIDE TO DOING GOOD How to get your corporation and people on the CSR track.

 

 

 

DEFINING MOMENT

SITTING IN THE SAHARA — Tay Lai Hock finds new direction in the desert.

MANY WAYS TO GIVE — Lim Soon Hock on the grace of giving.

A MOTHER’S WISH — Choo Kah Ying carves out a caregiving community for the autistic.

A SIMPLE ACT — Mission insight from volunteer Muhammad Yusof.

 

E X C H A N G E S

FACE-TO-FACE WITH THE TALE — One of the oldest and best-loved art forms still has the power to build bridges and teach lessons in life.

 

V I S I O N

CYCLING FOR A CAUSE — Singapore cyclists are pumping the pedals to serve the underprivileged.

 

 

I N F L U E N C E R S

THE CURTAIN ONLY RISES — Thirunalan Sasitharan on a theatre scene mirroring the evolving Singapore psyche.

 

 

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POWERHOUSE OF COMPASSION — Noeleen Heyzer: A champion for women’s rights, and inclusive and sustainable development.

 

D I S C O V E R Y

LIFE IN THE LITTLE LANES — Exploring Joo Chiat and its role in defining a slice of Singapore’s history, food and people.

 

I N S I G H T S

DOCTOR TO DOCTOR — Medical professionals work together in Laos to lower infant and child mortality rates.

A PLACE CALLED HOME — What makes Singapore special to us?

 

T A S T E B U D S

NEXT GEN HAWKERS — The ongoing evolution of Singapore’s beloved street food legacy.

 

 

Flipside

F L I P S I D E

ARE SINGAPOREANS EMOTIONLESS?

 

 

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