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At a Glance
Sustainability Made Easier
One tap on your digibank app to take sustainable actions to track, offset, give and invest in a greener future.
Sustainability Made More Affordable
From our eco-friendly credit card, car and renovation loans, to selected sustainable investments and carbon projects, we’ve ensured our products and solutions are affordable for everyone.
Sustainability Made More Rewarding
A few small changes to your lifestyle can make a world of difference for our planet, and your wallet, so you feel good about going green with us!
Find out how you can play your part!
A Better World, Together
Living sustainably isn't easy. 73% of Singaporeans are willing to adopt a green lifestyle in a fuss-free and intuitive manner, but many have yet to discover the right channels to do so*.
That’s why we created LiveBetter on digibank, a new initiative for all of us to make a real impact on our world, together. Because living sustainably doesn't have to be inconvenient.
DBS Consumer Sustainability Survey, July 2021, n = 1025
Scan QR to experience LiveBetter:
For mobile only, click here to launch LiveBetter: go.dbs.com/sg-livebetter
Download DBS digibank now to LiveBetter.
Here’s what you’ll find on LiveBetter
From the food we eat to the way we travel; our carbon footprint seems to grow everywhere we go. With Singapore's first carbon conscious tool – you can now easily track your carbon footprint based on your DBS debit and credit card spending.
Find out how we’re calculating your carbon footprint here.
Please be informed that IRAS has announced that the sale of any carbon credit will no longer include GST as it will not be treated as a supply of goods or services from 23 Nov 2022. Any GST incurred when you Offset Better after 22 November 2022 will be refunded to you. For more information, please refer to IRAS |Carbon Credits
Why am I getting a refund?
Will I still be charged GST if I continue to offset my carbon footprint?
How do I know if I have received my refunds?
Do your bit to help create a better world. Discover more about local organisations and their social and environmental efforts, and contribute to make a difference anytime, anywhere.
From 22 April to 30 September, find out what our social enterprises are doing to make a positive impact to our environment and community, and how you can support it.
Growing your money doesn’t have to be at the expense of the environment. Be a force of good without compromising on your portfolio returns by investing in companies that are aligned with your values through our ESG funds.
Accelerate towards an electric future with our Green Car Loan. Apply now.
Save more money while going green. Earn an extra 5% Green Cashback on selected Eco-Eateries, Retailers and Transport Services with DBS Live Fresh Card, Singapore's first eco-friendly credit card that's made from 85.5% recycled plastic.
Or, you can also spend with our social enterprises on board, and support them in their championing for sustainable causes.
Whether you’re revamping an existing home or making a new place your own, give your home a sustainable makeover with our all-new Green Renovation Loan.
Concerned about rising bills as you work from home more? Don’t sweat it. Just switch to a green electricity provider on our Home and Living Marketplace to enjoy savings and reduce your carbon footprint.
Celebrate special occasions and preserve traditions sustainably with DBS Digital Gifts. Send eGifts to your loved ones instantly in just a few taps. You can also go cash free and share blessings in person with our QR Gift cards.
From how to lead a greener lifestyle to adopting green habits, we’ve got you covered with simple eco-friendly tips that you can put into practice right away. Find out more from our short stories and featured articles on LiveBetter today.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is LiveBetter?
LiveBetter is a sustainability initiative by DBS that is empowering our users to Live more, Carbon less. Residing in the DBS digibank application, LiveBetter makes it easier, more affordable, and more rewarding for our users to take sustainable actions that count. Users can explore different ways of making a real impact towards building a sustainable future.
What modes of payment are eligible for calculation of my carbon footprint?
Currently, only DBS Mastercard/Visa debit/credit cards are taken into account during the carbon footprint calculation process.
Are there any additional fees charged by DBS when I purchase a carbon offset through Offset Better?
Currently, there are no additional fees charged by DBS for carbon offsets transactions made via Offset Better. Customers will be informed if there are any changes.
What are the funds available on Invest Better?
Currently, users can invest in the following funds:
- BNP Paribas Global Environment
- Ninety One GSF Global Environment Fund
- AB Sustainable Global Thematic Portfolio
- Manulife Sustainable Asia Bond Fund
Are the charity organisations on the platform safe to donate to?
Yes, all organisations have gone through DBS’ internal due diligence process. The organisations on the platform are governed by the Charities Act in Singapore and have an Institutions of Public Character (IPC) status. You may check the organisations’ status through the following link
All investments come with risks and not all funds are appropriate for every investor. If you have any questions about the fund, wealth planning, or our suite of investment advisory and discretionary portfolio management services, please seek assistance from your closest Branch/ Relationship Manager.
Please refer to the DBS Investment Disclaimer for further details
Sustainability For All
As we strive towards being the best bank for a better world, discover how else we’re going beyond banking to create a more sustainable and inclusive society for all.
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