Corporate Social Responsibility

Esco Contributes S$150,000 (US$110,000) Towards University Bursaries to Support Promising Students

7th December 2009 - Esco presented the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a gift of S$150,000 (US$110,000) to set up the "Esco Micro Bursary".

The Bursary will provide financial support to promising students at NUS to pursue their passion in Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. A total of four bursaries will be awarded annually, starting from the academic year beginning August 2011.

Mr and Mrs Lim Lay Yew, CEO, COO of Esco respectively, and co-founders of the company, are alumni of NUS, both having graduated with BSc (Pharmacy) in the 1970s. Mr Lim Lay Yew was a recipient of a scholarship during his undergraduate years. This experience of having been financially assisted during his undergraduate years has left its mark on him and he is very pleased to be able to give back to his alma mater.