Moving Capital Towards Impact

A leading ecosystem builder that is increasing the flow of capital into the social sector and ensuring that resources are most effectively deployed.

At AVPN, we see social investment as a continuum that encompasses everything from philanthropy and venture philanthropy to impact investing, CSR and sustainable investment. We call this the "Continuum of Capital".

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Naina Subberwal Batra

Naina Subberwal Batra

Chairwoman and CEO

Why It Matters

CEO's Vision

"Asia has never been more aware of the urgency its socio-economic problems entail and it's building a movement to addresss them at scale. Despite the potential for Asia to become the world's fastest growing ... Read more

Our Approach

Improve Effectiveness of Members Across Asia

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Multi Sector Collaboration

AVPN breaks down silos and encourages collaboration across sectors to improve the effectiveness of members in Asia.

Embracing all forms of social investment capital

  • Human

  • Grant, Debt, Equity

  • Intellectual

Maximum Social Impact

Our Resources & Guidance

AVPN as a platform to connect, learn and lead

Signature Events

Participate in key AVPN convenings across Asia-Pacific

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Knowledge Centre

Take deep dives into methodologies and insights through reports, frameworks, webinars and more

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Collectives/Impact Circles

Deploy more capital into social purpose organisations by collaborating with members around common causes

Asia Policy Forum

Engage the policy perspective through private-public partnerships

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Deal Share

Support social purpose organisations through capacity building and investment-ready efforts

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Academy

Provides social investment training curriculum for practitioners across various experience levels

A Global Footprint

AVPN Representatives in 13 Markets Across Asia

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500+ Members Across The World

Increase in membership from 2017 - 2018 31%

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9% North America

8% Europe

19% South Asia

36% South East Asia

24% North Asia

4% Australasia

AVPN Members Onboard

520+

Markets our Members are Active in

30+

Market-Based Representatives

14

Deal Share Listed Social Purpose Organisations

350+

Events Organised or Engaged in a Year

100+

Delegates at the AVPN Conference 2018

1043

Great Stories Start at AVPN

Stories on how AVPN is ensuring member success

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How to build a community that works towards your goals: Credit Suisse is leading a movement to help social enterprises thrive
May 13, 2019

How to build a community that works towards your goals: Credit Suisse is leading a movement to help social enterprises thrive

6 min read Funders and resource providers are often working in silos and unable to find a strong pipeline of investment-ready opportunities. At the same time, social enterprises are seeking help but are unsure about how and where to find support. FInd out how we can bridge these gaps.

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How corporations can find the right partners to scale their impact initiatives: A case-study to tackle India’s malnutrition problems
February 7, 2019

How corporations can find the right partners to scale their impact initiatives: A case-study to tackle India’s malnutrition problems

5 min read Finding partners who can help to maximise your impact on the ground is not easy. Through AVPN, corporations like Kellogg's has found the right partners to scale impact and alleviate malnutrition in India.

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Lessons Learned from Social Incubation in Vietnam: From Seed Investors to Project Development
October 2, 2017

Lessons Learned from Social Incubation in Vietnam: From Seed Investors to Project Development

4 min read From funders to social purpose organisations, the session reveals where opportunities and challenges lie to scale up in the educations sector.

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Doug Miller

Founded by Mr. Doug Miller, 2011

Our Story

How It All Started

It all started with a vision. We simply saw a number of issues, decided to get into the market, see who we could connect with and see what could happen. In the first year we attracted ONLY 8 members, but we persisted and by year 4 ...

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