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Awards & Accolades

Awards & Accolades

2016

  • Singapore Service Class (S-Class) 2016
    SPRING Singapore

  • Executive of the Year - Desmond Kuek, President & Group CEO, SMRT Corporation Ltd
    Singapore Business Review Management Excellence Awards 2016, Singapore Business Review

  • Community Chest Corporate Award (Platinum)
    Community Chest Awards 2016, National Council of Social Service

  • Community Chest Partner Award (Platinum)
    Community Chest Awards 2016, National Council of Social Service

  • Technology Award
    Singapore Business Review Listed Companies Awards 2016, Singapore Business Review

  • Global Alliance Award 
    Global Alliance COMM PRIX Awards 2016, The Global Alliance

  • Local Hero Brand (Winner)
    Brands Digital Excellence Awards 2016, Heardable, Inc.

  • Best Government Sector PR Campaign
    The PR Awards 2016, Marketing Magazine

  • Best PR Campaign by In-House PR Team
    The PR Awards 2016, Marketing Magazine

  • Best PR Campaign - Public Services
    The PR Awards 2016, Marketing Magazine

  • Robert Walters Award for Best HR Leader
    HRM Awards, Human Resources Magazine (HRM) Asia

  • Best Engagement & Retention Strategies
    HRM Awards, Human Resources Magazine (HRM) Asia

  • Best Rewards and Recognition Strategies (Special Recognition)
    HRM Awards, Human Resources Magazine (HRM) Asia
  • The Asset Triple A Country Award – Singapore: Best Privatisation
  • UITP Sustainability Charter – Full Charter Member                                                                                                       
  • Excellence in Compensation & Benefits Strategy (Silver)
    HR Excellence Awards 2016, Human Resources Magazine (HRM) Asia

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Compensation & Rewards Management
    Singapore HR Awards 2016, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Performance Management
    Singapore HR Awards 2016, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Learning and Development
    Singapore HR Awards 2016, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Manpower Resourcing and Planning
    Singapore HR Awards 2016, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Talent Management, Retention & Succession Planning
    Singapore HR Awards 2016, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Employee Relations & Workplace Harmony
    Singapore HR Awards 2016, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Fair & Inclusive Employment Practices
    Singapore HR Awards 2016, Singapore Human Resources Institute


2015

  • Central Singapore Project EARTH Challenge 2015 (2nd Runner Up)
    Project EARTH Challenge, National Environment Agency & Central Singapore Community Development Council

  • Blood Mobile Organiser (Merit Award)
    Singapore Red Cross Society

  • Community Chest Corporate Award (Platinum)
    Community Chest Awards 2015, National Council of Social Service

  • Community Chest Partner Award (Platinum)
    Community Chest Awards 2015, National Council of Social Service

  • Community Chest SHARE Corporate Award (Gold, SMRT Trains Ltd.)
    Community Chest Awards 2015, National Council of Social Service

  • Community Chest SHARE Corporate Award (Silver, SMRT Buses Ltd.)
    Community Chest Awards 2015, National Council of Social Service

  • Internal Audit Excellence Award
    SIAS 16th Investors' Choice Award 2015, Securities Investors Association Singapore

  • Achieving Corporate Ethics Mark
    Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
  • Singapore Service Excellence Medallion (Individual - Service Professional)
    GEMS Up Movement
  • Customer Service Category - Transport 
    Singapore Experience Awards 2015, Singapore Tourism Board
  • National Kindness Award
    Transport Gold 2015, Singapore Kindness Movement, Traffic Police & Land Transport Authority
  • Excellent Service Award (EXSA) 2015
    SPRING Singapore

  • ISO 55001 : 2014
    TÜV SÜD PSB Pte Ltd

  • Delivering Value in Risk Management
    Global Risk Awards 2015, Institute of Risk Management

  • Best Public Sector Campaign (Excellence Winner)
    PRISM Awards 2015, Institute of Public Relations of Singapore

  • Plaque of Commendation (Gold)
    May Day Awards 2015, National Trade Union Congress (NTUC)

  • Model Partnership Award (Management Category)
    May Day Awards 2015, National Trade Union Congress (NTUC)

  • Excellence in HR Strategic Plan (Gold)
    HR Excellence Awards 2015, Human Resources magazine

  • Excellence in Graduate Development (Silver)
    HR Excellence Awards 2015, Human Resources magazine

  • Excellence in Mature Workforce Practices (Silver)
    HR Excellence Awards 2015, Human Resources magazine

  • Excellence in Talent Management (Bronze)
    HR Excellence Awards 2015, Human Resources magazine

  • Leading HR Practices in Strategic HR
    Singapore HR Awards, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices in Performance Management
    Singapore HR Awards, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices in Employee Relations & People Management
    Singapore HR Awards, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Lifelong Learning
    Singapore HR Awards, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Compensation & Rewards Management
    Singapore HR Awards, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Workplace Safety & Health
    Singapore HR Awards, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Best Performance & Productivity Practices (Special Recognition)
    HRM Awards, Human Resources Magazine (HRM) Asia

  • Best Mature & Re-Employment Practices (Special Recognition)
    HRM Awards, Human Resources Magazine (HRM) Asia


2014

  • Community Chest Partner Award (Platinum)
    Community Chest Awards 2014, National Council of Social Service

  • Community Chest Special Events Award (Gold)
    Community Chest Awards 2014, National Council of Social Service

  • Arts Supporter Award
    Patron of the Arts 2014, National Arts Council

  • Community Chest SHARE Corporate Award (Gold, SMRT Trains Ltd.)
    Community Chest Awards 2014, National Council of Social Service

  • Community Chest SHARE Corporate Award (Gold, SMRT Buses Ltd.)
    Community Chest Awards 2014, National Council of Social Service

  • Green Mark (Gold) Certification for Ang Mo Kio MRT Station
    Building and Construction Authority of Singapore

  • Customer Service Category – Transport
    Singapore Experience Awards 2014, Singapore Tourism Board

  • Most Service-Oriented Individual (Public Transport)
    Land Transport Excellence Awards 2014, Land Transport Authority

  • National Kindness Award
    Transport Gold 2014, Singapore Kindness Movement, Traffic Police & Land Transport Authority

  • Excellent Service Award (EXSA) 2014
    SPRING Singapore

  • Leading HR Practices in Learning & Human Capital Development
    Singapore HR Awards, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Strategic HR
    Singapore HR Awards, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Corporate Social Responsibility
    Singapore HR Awards, Singapore Human Resources Institute

  • Excellence in Compensation & Benefits Strategy
    Human Resources Excellence Awards 2014, Human Resources Magazine

  • FTSE4Good Index
    FTSE The Index Company

  • Singapore Health Award (Silver)
    Health Promotion Board

2013

  • Green Mark (Gold) Certification for Woodlands MRT Station
    Building and Construction Authority of Singapore

  • Distinguished Patron of the Arts
    National Arts Council’s Patron of the Arts Awards 2013

  • Service Excellence WSQ Recognition Award
    Singapore Workforce Development Agency

  • Special Event Platinum Award
    Community Chest Awards 2013

  • Partner Platinum Award
    Community Chest Awards 2013

  • 5-Year Outstanding Partner Award
    Community Chest Awards 2013

  • Share Corporate Gold Award
    Community Chest Awards 2013

  • 10-Year Outstanding Share Award
    Community Chest Awards 2013

  • Business Model Innovation Award
    UITP Asia-Pacific Regional Grow with Public Transport Award

  • FTSE4Good Index
    FTSE The Index Company

  • Most Transparent Company Award (Runner-Up) in the Travel, Leisure & Automobiles & Parts Category
    SIAS Investors’ Choice Awards 2013

2012

  • Distinguished Patron of the Art
    Patron of the Arts Award 2012, National Arts Council

  • FTSE4Good Index
    FTSE The Index Company

2011

  • Distinguished Patron of the Art
    Patron of the Arts Award 2011, National Arts Council

  • Special Events Platinum Award 2011
    Community Chest, National Council of Social Service

  • Partner Platinum Award 2011
    Community Chest, National Council of Social Services

  • Best Annual Report (Silver)
    Singapore Corporate Awards 2011

  • FTSE4Good Index
    FTSE The Index Company

  • Leading HR Practices in Learning & Human Capital Development Award
    Singapore HR Awards 2011

  • NTUC 50 Model Partnership Awards 2011 (Institutional Category)

  • President's Award for the Environment 2011
    Ministry of Environment and Water Resources

  • Asia-Pacific Best Service Portfolio Award
    59th UITP World Congress & Exhibition

  • Most Innovative RFID Solution Award
    RFID World Asia Awards 2011

  • South West ECo Awards (Corporate Organisation)
    South West Community Development Council

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award (Merit Award)
    SIAS Investors' Choice Awards 2011

  • Most Transparent Company Award (Runner-up) in the Transport/Storage/Communication category
    SIAS Investors' Choice Awards 2011

2010

  • ISO 9001 : 2008
    TÜV SÜD PSB Pte Ltd

  • Business Continuity Management Certification BS 25999 & SS 540
    BSI Management Systems

  • FTSE4Good Index
    FTSE The Index Company

  • ISO 14001 : 2004
    TÜV SÜD PSB Pte Ltd

  • President’s Social Service Award 2010
    President’s Office

  • Partner Platinum Award 2010
    Community Chest, National Council of Social Services

  • Special Events Platinum Award 2010
    Community Chest, National Council of Social Services

  • Distinguished Patron of the Arts
    Patron of the Arts Award 2010, National Arts Council

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award
    11th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Most Transparent Company Award (Runner-Up) in the Transport / Storage / Communications Category
    11th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Best Investor Relations (Silver)
    Singapore Corporate Awards 2010

  • Best Annual Report (Bronze)
    Singapore Corporate Awards 2010

  • Most Eco-Friendly Transport Partner
    Land Transport Excellence Awards 2010

  • Most Creative Promotion/Campaign (Land Transport)
    Land Transport Excellence Awards 2010

  • Best Metro Asia-Pacific
    Land Transport Excellence Awards 2010

  • Most Energy Efficient Metro
    The Metro Awards 2010

  • Most Creative Promotion/Campaign (Land Transport)
    Land Transport Excellence Awards 2010

  • Most Innovative Use of Technology
    The Metro Awards 2010

  • Best HR Team
    Human Resource Management Awards 2010

  • Top achiever
    Singapore Environmental Achievement Award 2010

2009

  • Distinguished Patron of the Arts
    Patron of the Arts Award 2009, National Arts Council

  • Special Events Platinum Award
    Community Chest, National Council of Social Services

  • Inaugural Partner Platinum Award
    Community Chest, National Council of Social Services

  • Board Diversity Award 2009 (Co-Winner)
    10th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award 2009 Mainboard Category (2nd)
    10th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Most Transparent Company Award in the Transport / Storage / Communications Category (Runner Up)
    0th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Top Achiever
    The Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards 2008/09, Singapore Environmental Council

  • Best Managed Board Award (Gold)
    ingapore Corporate Awards 2009, The Business Times

  • Best Annual Report Award (Bronze)
    Singapore Corporate Awards 2009, The Business Times

  • Best Metro
    The Metro Awards, MetroRail 2009

  • Best Metro Asia-Pacific
    The Metro Awards, MetroRail 2009

  • Most Energy Efficient Metro
    The Metro Awards, MetroRail 2009

  • ISO 14001 : 2004
    TÜV SÜD PSB Pte Ltd

  • Aviva Award for Best HR Team
    HRM Awards 2009, HRM Singapore

  • Personnel Decisions International Award for Best Leadership Development Award
    HRM Awards 2009, HRM Singapore

  • Best Managed Company (Singapore) – Mid-Cap Category
    Asiamoney 2009

2008

  • Special Events Platinum Award
    Community Chest, National Council of Social Services

  • Board Diversity Award 2008 (Co-Winner)
    9th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award 2008 Mainboard Category (1st)
    9th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Most Transparent Company Award in the Transport / Storage / Communications Category (Runner Up)
    9th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Friend of the Arts Award
    PPatron of the Arts Award 2008, National Arts Council

  • Best Passenger Experience
    The Metros Awards, MetroRail 2008

  • Most Customer-Friendly Transport
    Land Transport Excellence Awards

  • Best Corporate Social Responsibility (Merit)
    PRISM Awards 2008, Institute of Public Relations of Singapore

  • Clayton Ford Recruitment Award for Best Business Continuity Practices
    HRM Awards 2008

  • Best Managed Board (Bronze)
    Singapore Corporate Awards 2008, The Business Times

2007

  • ISO 9001:2000
    PSB Pte Ltd

  • Outstanding Corporate Citizen Award
    National Volunteerism & Philanthropy Centre Awards 2007

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award 2007 Mainboard Category (Second)
    8th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Most Transparent Company Award in the Transport / Storage / Communications Category (Runner Up)
    8th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Best Investor Relations (Silver)
    Singapore Corporate Awards 2007, The Business Times

  • Best Managed Board (Bronze)
    Singapore Corporate Awards 2007, The Business Times

  • Patron of the Arts (2007)

2006

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award 2006 (1st)
    7th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Most Transparent Company Award in the Transport / Storage / Communications Category (Runner Up)
    7th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Friend of the Arts Award
    Patron of the Arts Award 2006, National Arts Council

  • Commendation Award
    Total Defence Awards 2006, Singapore Civil Defence Force

2005

  • Best Change Management Practices Award
    HRM Awards 2005, HRM Singapore

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award 2005 (1st Runner Up)
    6th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors’ Association (Singapore)

  • Associate of the Arts (2005)

2004

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award 2004 (2nd Runner Up)
    5th Investors’ Choice Awards, Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

  • Associate of the Arts Award 2004
    National Arts Council

  • Singapore HEALTH Award 2004 (Silver)
    Ministry of Health

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