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July 9, 2017

Leaping Forward in Technology for Social Good

This article, written by Tris Lumley, Director of Innovation and Development, New Philanthropy Capital, is originally featured in Asian NGO’s July-September 2017 iMPACT Magazine publication.

Asian NGO
July 6, 2017

Melihat Potensi Social Entrepreneurship di Indonesia

Daily Social ID shares a summary of social entrepreneurship trends , the contribution of local entrepreneurs and the rise of local and foreign investors, who want to contribute in social economy in Indonesia.
(Originally written in bahasa, the article also offers english translation.)

DailySocial ID
July 6, 2017

Opportunities for Social Investment in Asia Exposed in AVPN Study

Campden FB shares AVPN’s Social Investment Landscape in Asia report, highlighting key Asian regions (both emerging and developed economies) where social investors can strategically deploy capital.

campden FB
July 3, 2017

Impact investment

At the AVPN Conference 2017, Roopa Kudva, partner of Omidyar Network, was interviewed by Bangkok Post.
Find out how AVPN member Omidyar Network pursues a blended social finance model when investing in Social Purpose Organisations to achieve maximise impact.
(This premium content requires you to subscribe to Bangkok Post in order to view full report).

Bangkok Post
July 3, 2017

Better to give …

At the AVPN Conference 2017, CEO Naina Batra, shares the challenges that the social investing community are facing.
Nonetheless, AVPN can help funders and resource providers collaboratively leverage on opportunities to maximise financial and social returns.
(This premium content requires you to subscribe to Bangkok Post in order to view full report).

Bangkok Post
June 30, 2017

Asia gets wise to ‘art of giving’

“When the head of a Chinese charity spoke at the AVPN Conference 2017 in June, he struck a positive chord in the ballroom because of his charity’s record of doling out millions of dollars for worthy causes”.
Nikkei Asian Review sheds light on charity and donating, specifically in China, as well as growing potential for philanthropy in the region.

Nikkei Asian Review
June 28, 2017

Seven things we learned from the AVPN Landscape reports

Pioneer Post shares key takeaways from AVPN’s ‘Social Investment Landscape in Asia’ report, by providing a holistic view of the current and emerging philanthropy and social investment landscape in Asia.

Pioneers Post
June 26, 2017

How China’s social enterprises can prosper alongside the country’s state-run businesses

In China’s effort to alleviate poverty, this article highlights the importance of building social enterprises’ capacity.
The World Economic Forum shares key findings from the Social Investment Landscape in Asia report.

World Economic Forum
June 23, 2017

The NextGen Billionaire Next Door Measures Impact In People, Not Dollars

Find out how AVPN can guide the next generation of wealth to deploy family capital for social good.

Huffington Post
June 20, 2017

Bigger, broader, and on a roll – the 2017 AVPN conference

At the AVPN Conference 2017, Alliance Magazine reflects on the diversity of international delegates – in terms of countries, gender, causes, and social investing approaches.

Alliance Magazine
June 12, 2017

A social investment ecosystem emerges in Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar

ImpactAlpha caught up with AVPN and Sattva consulting at the AVPN Conference 2017 to discuss the landscape for social investing in 14 Asian countries.
The interview focuses particularly on Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Impact Alpha
June 9, 2017


Peng T. Ong is the Chairman of SolveEducation!, a non-profit organisation that focuses on making high quality education accessible to everyone.

As a keynote speaker at the AVPN Conference 2017, Peng’s transcript on education can be found here

Monk's Hill Ventures
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