Ranked first by the Global Food Security Index for food security, it is hard to imagine that 1 in 10 Singaporeans struggle to eat enough to be full. While causes may vary, the loss of job opportunities and income during the onslaught of the pandemic has only brought many closer to the brink of food insecurity.
This begs the question: how can we help feed our city?
Like our hungry, Singapore’s poor is similarly hidden from the general public. It is easy to mistake that poverty and food insecurity doesn’t exist in affluent Singapore. With the bottom 20% of households spending more than they earn, 10%-14% of Singaporeans who fall into “first world” poverty and are unable to afford basic necessities. The elderly also show a higher proclivity to malnutrition. …
One of the most important lessons that many leading companies have learned is that encouraging and fostering a work environment that is fun and that inspires employees to take joy in their work can reap enormous benefits. Happy employees are loyal employees, and loyal employees can do amazing things.
We have identified and laid out the importance of the following workplace elements, in order to create a strong culture.
People who relate to one another, who get where the other is coming from and understand pain points for different teams, are better equipped to step up and offer support to achieve shared goals. …