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Kang Fei Wong

By Martina Mettgenberg-Lemiere , PhD – Assistant Director, AVPN Knowledge Centre A hallmark of the venture philanthropy methodology is the engaged approach of funders with social purpose organisations (SPOs) or NGOs they fund. Which funders in Asia and just how and why do these funders engage in building capacity? And how do they measure the […]

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Kang Fei Wong

It was one week after Singapore’s 50th anniversary. When most people were still in celebration mood, AVPN took our members on a community trail around Toa Payoh to understand some of the pressing social issues that abound within the estate. The community trail was conducted by the students of the NUS-Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership […]

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By Sarah Butler-Sloss, Chair of Ashden Trust and Founding Director, Ashden Fossil fuel divestment is one of the fastest growing movements of our time. It is time for leaders of the venture philanthropy community in Asia to take the pledge, and accelerate the clean energy transition. The problem The risks from climate change globally, and […]

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Kang Fei Wong

  For the month of July, AVPN had an intimate gathering with members and community friends at Jack Sim’s house to learn more about the work being done by the BoP Hub. The main project highlighted was on the issue of hidden hunger amongst foreign migrant workers in Singapore. A recent research conducted by NUS […]

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By Mila Devenport AVPN organized a series of workshops early this September on Corporate Social Impact Strategies (CSIS) led by Steven Serneels (Co-researcher, EVPA Corporate Social Impact Strategies; Impact Investor, SI2 Fund). We travelled to Taipei, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and invited local speakers to join in the conversation. In Taipei, we spoke at the […]

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Kang Fei Wong

In early September, AVPN was in Taipei to further understand the social enterprise sector and the philanthropy landscape in Taiwan. AVPN met with various government agencies promoting the social enterprise space including the workforce development agency and the ministry of economic affairs. We also conducted a series of workshops on venture philanthropy. We held a […]

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Kang Fei Wong

Paul Carttar, the founding director of Obama administration’s Social Innovation Fund, and the co-founder of the Bridgespan Group, joined AVPN on a roadshow in September, travelling to Shenzhen and Beijing in China, the finishing in Seoul, Korea. As our special invited speaker, Paul gave his insights on a range of topics – from government’s role […]

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Kang Fei Wong

The 4th China Charity Fair was held from Sept. 18th-20th in South China’s booming city, Shenzhen. AVPN partnered with China Charity Fair in organizing the event and brought international member organizations from eight countries to participate at the trade fair, and another 10 organisations participated in the conferences as speakers. Overview of China Charity Fair […]

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by Mila Devenport Global Compact Network Singapore (formerly Singapore Compact for CSR) organised a 2-day conference on 25th and 26th August on “Evaluating and Evolving CSR: Creating Value for a Sustainable Future”. This year’s conference drew around 400 business professionals, CSR practitioners and stakeholders (including government officials, academics and civil society leaders) and featured panels […]

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23 – 25 May 2016, Hong Kong After 3 successful years in Singapore, the AVPN Conference will move for the first time to Hong Kong. Hong Kong has the highest concentration of our members outside of Singapore and we are very excited to work with our local partners there to expand the base and also […]

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AVPN is now on Wechat to interact with our Mandarin speaking audience. We will push news and updates regularly in our account. You may also find our latest publications and upcoming events from the three sections of AVPN Page! Scan the QR code below and stay connected with AVPN via Wechat!

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