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April 24, 2018

Pathways to enlightenment

STEP Journal, Vol 26, Issue 3

AVPN
April 13, 2018

Catalysing a Self-Sustaining Model

CSR offers an opportunity to transform education for the urban working poor. Find out how FSG and AVPN are using innovative financing approach to scale up solutions.

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Helping startups hit the gas
February 28, 2018

Helping startups hit the gas

Through AVPN, Natural Fresh Farms Myanmar CEO Nay Oo found a possible benefactor: Rockstart Impact. Its programmes provide entrepreneurs with training, mentoring and, most importantly for Nay Oo, contacts with impact investors – that is, those who want to promote philanthropic causes while they make money.
 
Frontier Myanmar discusses who are the key players growing the Myanmar social entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Frontier Myanmar
January 24, 2018

Social Investments In Asia: What You Need To Know

We need collaborative solutions that cross sectors and borders, inspire innovative ideas and combine resources to empower stakeholders and create lasting impact. AVPN discusses how funders are investing in Asia.

Giving Compass
January 18, 2018

Impact investments in Myanmar gather momentum but still to scale up

Deal Street Asia explores who the largest key players are in growing Myanmar’s social economy, including our members and & the AVPN network.

Deal Street Asia
November 30, 2017

Jumping hurdles together: Supporting small business and social enterprise in South East Asia

Social entrepreneurs in South East Asia face significant barriers to growth.
 
Pioneer Post presents key research recommendations on how governments and investors can give social enterprises a better chance of taking flight.
 
This report is collaboratively launched by AVPN, ASEAN CSR Network and Oxfam.

Pioneers Post
November 27, 2017

Premier expects social enterprises to be signature industry

At the Social Enterprise Forum in Taiwan, Naina Batra, CEO of AVPN, talks about Asia’s progress to integrate social enterprises into mainstream economy.
 
Read on to find out how other key speakers, such as member British Council, are enabling social enterprise development in Asia.

Focus Taiwan
November 21, 2017

AVPN Wins Silver Stevie® Award in 2017 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

“AVPN fills a specific need in social philanthropy and strategic investment,” judges commented at the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
 
Thank you, all AVPN members, partners, and friends, who are building a vibrant philanthropy & social investment community in Asia together.

AVPN
November 16, 2017

Education in India: Where funders need to focus efforts

AVPN member, Sattva, features the ‘Funding Education with Impact’ Report (written in collaboration with AVPN), to point out the focus for sector-level impact.
 
The report was launched at the AVPN India Summit 2017.

IDR Online
November 9, 2017

Want sector-level change? Go beyond funding just programmes

If we want to impact the lives of millions of Indians, we, as funders, will have to invest in organisational capacity, and even in the larger ecosystem.
 
IDR Online interviews Roopa Kudva (Partner, Omidyar Network) at the AVPN India Summit 2017.

IDR Online
November 1, 2017

More Financial And Technical Support Needed For MSMEsin ASEAN, A Key Recommendation From Report Launched At ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit

MySocialGoodNews showcases a summary of AVPN’s report, “Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in the ASEAN Economic Community”, alongside key recommendations.
 
To build an enabling environment for MSME’s sustainability and growth, this report was launched in September 2017, in Manila.

My Social Good News
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