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Zelig Lee Zelig Lee

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Around 200 policy practitioners and social investors attended the Policy Showcases at the AVPN Conference 2018. Here are 2 key takeaways from across 8 policy innovation initiatives.

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Jackson Gates Jackson Gates

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At the AVPN Conference 2018, attendees were encouraged to fill out a sticker detailing the financing instruments they use, the range of ticket sizes they provide, and the types of non-financial support they provide. Here are key insights into the information provided by these organisations, as we compare them to the findings of the Continuum of Capital report, also launched at the Conference.

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Meeta Misra Meeta Misra

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At the AVPN Conference 2018, collaborative funding was seen as a growing trend. A panel of thought leaders discussed the opportunities and challenges in developing successful collaborations.

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Aung Si Aung Si

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Hear from Maha – one of Myanmar’s 176 licensed Microfinance Institutions – who is investing in smallholder farmers. Here are 3 lessons they have gained.

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Rohan Sandhu Rohan Sandhu

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Scaling innovations in India is a complex undertaking that comes with fundamental factors. International Innovation Corps, University of Chicago, shares insights.

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Asha Harvey Asha Harvey

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Nexus opens doors for sustainable development in Asia’s emerging markets by creating an inclusive dialogue between financial system and renewable energy (RE) market actors. Nexus is helping to overcome barriers to finance by challenging negative perceptions on the bankability of low-carbon social enterprises and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

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Pooja Pradhan Pooja Pradhan

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One to Watch (OTW) discusses their work in developing the immense business potential Nepal possesses by financing the missing middle. Find out more.

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Manpreet Gill Manpreet Gill

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Member Standard Chartered discusses why and how investors who apply ESG criteria to their investment allocation could see significant benefits.

This article was first featured on Insights, Standard Chartered’s external thought leadership hub.

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Anh Nguyen Anh Nguyen

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AVPN Asia Policy Forum will be launching a case study series on some of the early pay-for-success (PFS) models in Asia-Pacific. Here are 4 key factors to ensuring effective PFS.

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Jeremy Nicholls Jeremy Nicholls

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Despite increasing converge on measuring impact, Jeremy Nicholls, CEO, Social Value International, shares key barriers why this convergence may not often catalyse strategic social impact decisions.

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Paul Carttar Paul Carttar

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With increasing discussions related to impact investing, how do top philanthropists strategically deploy their capital? Paul Carttar, co-founder of The Bridgespan Group, shares his insights.

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Rebecca Boustead Rebecca Boustead

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Kellogg’s shares its case studies and best practices to ensure no child starts the day hungry. Find out about the impact they are creating in Asia-Pacific.

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