iCB Provides Scholarships for Garment Workers’ Children

NEWS EVENTS Times Reports: To help celebrate International Women’s Day iCare Benefits Programme has provided vocational training scholarships to 5 outstanding children of deserving female garment workers so they can further their education. “The vocational training course scholarships valued at US$2,000 each will become an annual event to lessen the nancial burden on the families…

iCare Benefits recognized by UNDP as a social impact business

NEWS EVENTS In November 2016, iCare Benefits was approved as a member of an initiative hosted by UNDP “Business Call to Action”. The BCtA is a global initiative that aims to support private sector efforts to fight poverty through its core business; it is supported by several international organizations and hosted by the United Nations…

Top 3 teams of Hult Prize Vietnam joined a workshop at iCare Benefits Head Office

NEWS EVENTS Thursday, January 19th 2016, Ho Chi Minh City, students from Foreign Trade University, RMIT University, and Ton Duc Thang University visited iCare Benefits Head Office to learn about its business model which has been recently recognized by UNDP for its contribution to improving quality of life for factory workers and their families. “Thanks…

Stop HPV: An inclusive vaccination program for healthy workers’ families

NEWS EVENTS 94% of workers participating in a survey conducted by iCare Benefits didn’t have knowledge about HPV and an overwhelming majority had never had a HPV vaccination. In partnership with Pasteur Institute, iCare Benefits has pioneered the access to HPV prevention for workers at the Base of economic Pyramid (BoP) by organizing free workshops and a vaccination program at…

Healthier worker drinks more water!

NEWS EVENTS “I don’t want to drink much water. I don’t want to waste time going to the restroom because it makes me miss my production targets and I will not receive a bonus. ” — a Cambodian factory worker.   20th – 23rd Feb 2017 iCare Benefits Cambodia supported our valued partners from Marks & Spencer…

Empowering Working Families to Build Better Lives

NEWS EVENTS Singapore, January 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Employee-benefit programme iCare Benefits has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide 80 million workers worldwide with access to essential products and services by 2020. By 2019, the company aims to enable access to free education for over 32 million workers…

Together For Every Child: UNICEF and iCare Benefits cooperation in 2017-2019

NEWS EVENTS Ho Chi Minh City (Viet Nam), 18 April, 2017 – UNICEF and iCare Benefits have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate to improve the wellbeing of children in Viet Nam. “In the last 20 years, millions of Vietnamese people have moved from rural areas to industrial zones to become factory workers, searching for…

iCare Benefits in Stanford Social Innovation Review magazine

NEWS EVENTS SSIR, the prestigious magazine published at Stanford University, which covers cross-sector solutions to global problems, presented iCare Benefits in its Spring 2017 issue. The article explains how “iCare Benefits is enabling Southeast Asian workers to purchase the basic goods of middle-class life without falling into debt.” The article’s author, Brandon Kiem, helped SSIR readers to understand the life reality…

Health & well-being for the global supply chain

NEWS EVENTS OPEN FORUM FRIDAY 2 JUNE 2017 | 14:00 – 16:00 Prima Ballroom A, Majestic Saigon Hotel,Ho Chi Minh City EVENT PROGRAMME 14:00 – 14:30 Opening Remarks●   Mr. Chandran Nair, Founder & CEO, GIFT●   Mr. Trung Dung, Founder & CEO, iCare Benefits 14:30 – 15:15 Feature Presentation 15:15 – 15:45 Panel Discussion●   Mrs.…

UNICEF, Pouyuen, and iCare Benefits Launch a Breastfeeding Campaign

NEWS EVENTS [Bài viết Tiếng Việt và hình ảnh của Lễ phát động Chiến dịch tại nhà máy Pou Yuen ở bên dưới – Vietnamese article and images of Breastfeeding launching event at Pou Yuen factory below] Ho Chi Minh City, 15th May 2018  – UNICEF is partnering with private sector to launch a joint campaign…

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