Social Impact stories

Beyond sustainable investing, our clients have worked with social enterprises to contribute to society’s needs, give back to the communities and create more social impact. Our clients have embarked on a journey to make a difference to many lives. Read on to find out how they do it.

Digitising Indonesia’s Healthcare

Driven to make an impact in Indonesia’s healthcare landscape, Ms Soetikno founded PT GUE with a social mission, to improve patient management and provide greater access to healthcare.

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Supporting the Marginalised

Deeply touched by the story of Bettr Barista, a DBS client made the decision to support the marginalised women and youths-at-risk by sustaining their employment with Bettr Barista.

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Advocating Social Entrepreneurship

A strong advocate for social entrepreneurship, Mr Lam Nguyen-Phuong believes that the future of business is one that pursues both purpose and profitability. He shares his motivation for doing good while doing well.

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Reducing Food Waste

3 rising youths set out to reduce food waste and started GreenPrice, a social enterprise based in Hong Kong. Find out how the DBS Foundation Grant Programme supports their growth and impact in reducing food waste.

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Supporting Social Enterprise

How did an ex-offender leave a life of crime to set up a social enterprise to bring change to many others like him? Anil David shares his vision and how a leopard can change its spots.

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