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Tomoko Kitagawa Tomoko Kitagawa

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In a world where social issues are becoming more intertwined and complex, more resources from different angles are necessary to tackle them. Cross Fields believes that the private and public sectors in Japan can provide that necessary human and intellectual capacity building capital to the social sector. Thus, with the mission, “Make a difference to the society by bridging beyond the border and empowering challengers,” we act as the “bridge” by matching skilled-professionals of Japanese corporates to the specialized needs of Social Purpose Organizations.

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Andrew Milner Andrew Milner

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The 2019 AVPN conference in Singapore put its cards firmly on the table from the start. The focus would be on big themes: education, gender equality, hunger and malnutrition, and climate change – most of all on climate change. From the first session, speaker after speaker reminded us that we only have 15 years in which to reduce greenhouse gas emissions before the effects of climate change become irreversible.

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AVPN Marketing Team AVPN Marketing Team

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The 10-year period between 2007 and 2017 saw Myanmar secure the second highest number of impact investment deals in Southeast Asia. Interestingly enough, the country also had the lowest impact investment capital in the region. This suggests that, despite limited capital, there remains a growing interest in social investment within the country.

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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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Nicolas Delange Nicolas Delange

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At the AVPN Myanmar Social Impact Forum, themed “Accelerating Social Impact”, a group of social investors and key ecosystem players shared new trends, opportunities, and challenges within the evolving Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement.

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Klaus Oberbauer Klaus Oberbauer

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At the AVPN-Impact Hub Yangon Myanmar Speaker Series, social investors and entrepreneurs gathered to discuss what it takes to become investment-ready.

Find out how you can leverage on key gap areas to build a community of highly engaged stakeholders in Myanmar.

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