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Naina Subberwal Batra Naina Subberwal Batra

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Talent management in funding organizations. Its relationship with action, scale, and impact. Lessons learnt at Salzburg Global Seminar.

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Amar Odedra Amar Odedra

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While fund management is a tough business in all emerging markets, Asian managers face an extra share of difficult challenges which include building strong deal pipelines, operating efficiently across countries, and finding sizeable sources of fundraising. How can these be tackled?

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Olivia Wang Olivia Wang

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China’s philanthropy ecosystem has been expanding rapidly over the last decade marked by the astounding growth in the amount of giving. Several groups of players emerged as unique drivers for the development.

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Eric Savage Eric Savage

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Co-founder & CEO of Unitus Capital explains how India is moving from traditional giving to strategic social investing, why it is picking up, and what are the challenges for philanthropic organizations to move from grant making to impact investing.

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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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Fiona Li Fiona Li

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Member TrustLaw shares the top legal challenges Social Purpose Organizations (SPOs) face in their expansion and fundraising plans, and how TrustLaw is ensuring SPOs are legally protected through providing free legal assistance.

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Laura Barnett

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How do intermediaries in Vietnam build the ecosystem for social impact? Member LIN Center for Community Development builds resilient cross-sector partnerships for scalable and sustainable business development.

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Trudy Wang Trudy Wang

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Like companies worldwide, Chinese enterprises have awakened to the fact that social responsibility should be integrated into every business strategy.

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Patsian Low Patsian Low

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Early efforts to innovate Islamic Finance have led Malaysia to become an early mover in aligning Shariah-compliant investing with ethical and responsible investment opportunities. Find out how Asia is leveraging Islamic finance to create greater social and economic impact.

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Janine Teo Janine Teo

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What has been causing out-of-school problems to be so difficult to address? Solve Education! identifies opportunities to provide effective mass-customization of education for out-of-school children and youth.

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Melissa Blackerby Melissa Blackerby

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AVPN Member Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors’ latest report highlights insights and recommendations for funders to improve support delivery for Social Purpose Organisations. Find out how and who you can collaborate with to achieve systems change.

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Patsian Low Patsian Low

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This article was originally featured on Alliance Magazine.

In Asia, we are seeing greater interest in cross-sector funding structures i.e. social impact bonds & collective impact models. Hear from AVPN Policy Director, Patsian Low.

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