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January 8, 2019

Why It Matters

Naina Subberwal Batra Naina Subberwal Batra

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5 years on as AVPN’s CEO – and now, Chairwoman – Naina Subberwal Batra explores lessons learnt and what is still missing in Asia’s ecosystem.

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Jenna Liang Jenna Liang

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While impact investing is on the rise, unintentional negative externalities have surfaced. AVPN member Synergos shares 4 lessons learnt in which Systems Thinking has improved performance.

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Olivia Wang Olivia Wang

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Member SZC Impact Holdings provides best practices on how decentralized technologies can enable better impact assessments and thus facilitate social finance and inclusive economies.

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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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Ruth Shapiro Ruth Shapiro

4 min

The Centre of Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) highlights 3 key insights that enable and/or impede social investment in Asia.

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Patsian Low Patsian Low

5 min

Encouraging landscape for innovative cross-sector, evidence-based funding in Asia, or Pay-For-Success (PFS) models. Find out what it takes to overcome market challenges to execute PFS successfully.

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Kevin Tan Kevin Tan

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With an established presence in UK, US and Australia, Third Sector seeks to bring Pay For Success (PFS) projects to Asia to troubleshoot issues of ageing population, healthcare and more.

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Cindy Wang Cindy Wang

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Despite more Chinese philanthropists and HNWIs taking more active roles in tackling social issues, only a small group is supporting the environmental sector.
 
Find out what are the trends, challenges, and opportunities in store to drive strategic philanthropy in the region.

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Keilem Ng Keilem Ng

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The AVPN Impact Investment Series kicked off with a full house, and welcomed Garden Impact Investments to share ways to make a start in impact investing.

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Chen Zhu Chen Zhu

3 min read

Historically, philanthropic giving and wealth management in China has been completely separated and unaligned.

However, there is an increasing, and more strategic commitment amongst social ecosystem stakeholders.

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Anh Nguyen Anh Nguyen

A user-friendly guide to maximise the potential of our recently launched interactive, decision-making toolkit to Asia’s social investment.

Are you a new or seasoned social investor? Or a resource provider looking for potential partners? Benefit from the toolkit here!

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Patti Chu Patti Chu

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Director of Memberships, AVPN, highlights 3 reasons why the impact investing industry in Asia has not reached its potential.

As such, here are a few opportunities to contribute to the growing impact investing space in Asia.

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