Climate Action

Unlocking capital into climate action

Our members include

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Vision

Connecting unusual allies in climate action

The Climate Action Platform aims to unlock capital in a more targeted and effective manner into climate solutions. We create an effective way for AVPN members to improve their practices and champion thought leadership by sharing lessons, knowledge, and solutions. We connect diverse allies in climate action to move more capital towards maximum impact.

USD 29.4 trillion

Climate investment opportunity in emerging markets by 2030 (source: International Finance Corporation)

What we do

What we want to achieve

Asian leadership

We showcase Asia Pacific leadership on sustainability. We develop communities of Asia-based, climate-aware social investors. We build local-regional-global bridges.

Climate+

We explore multi-sector implications of climate challenges. We build capacity, know-how and best practice to deploy capital towards climate action. We drive financial interventions for green recovery.

Capital mobilisation

We surface innovative opportunities to activate capital in different markets. We facilitate member-led initiatives, collaborations, and funds. We build a pipeline of high-impact organisations, recommended by AVPN members, and involve both public and private stakeholders.

Members in the community

Leverage the climate action ecosystem

Climate Finance

AVPN members that support mitigation and adaptation actions that draw from public, private and alternative sources of financing

Low Carbon Solution

AVPN members that are committed to creating sustainable solutions that reduce carbon emissions and helping nations develop their renewable energy capabilities.

ESG / Sustainability

AVPN members who are showcasing Asian investors how they can incorporate environmental, social and governance considerations into their business measures.

Research and Policy

AVPN members who direct their efforts into conducting research and crafting policies which target some of the most pressing climate issues we are facing.

Renewable Energy/Water

AVPN members who are committed to driving private and public interest towards investments in renewable energy/water sanitation technologies.

SUSTAINABILITY DIALOUGE SERIES

Surfacing cutting edge solutions and sustainable business practices

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) is a concept familiar with most businesses and financers and its importance is expected to continue growing as Asian governments are setting up national plans, ambitions and regulations for a low-carbon future as part of the Paris Agreement and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

DEAL SHARE PLATFORM

Deals on Climate Mitigation

Support and scale high-impact solutions that have been endorsed by AVPN members. When you click through, you will be prompted to login as a member.

Empowering farmers to adopt sustainable agriculture.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Energy

DeyHaat Energy

By DeyHaat Energy

DeyHaat provides clean, reliable, and affordable energy access to last-mile micro-enterprises in rural India through solar pico-grids.

Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Clear Plate®: Tackling Food Waste

By Beijing Vevolution Technology Limited

Clear Plate is an app that rewards people for not wasting food and carries out the virtue of cherishing food. An AI is used to distinguish between finished and unfinished plates, and rewards users with clear plates with points to redeem for rewards or charitable giving.

Climate Action and Environment

The project recovers and converts waste plastic from polluted rivers and land into raw material for plastic production, to replace virgin fossil feedstock, lower GHG emissions and improve livelihoods.

Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Energy, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

SOS Food Rescue Project

By Scholars of Sustenance Foundation

Minimize loss of surplus food and improve food equity. SOS rescues surplus food from industries and re-distributes to low-income villages, orphanages and charity org supporting the vulnerable.

Climate Action and Environment, Health, Nutrition

Our IT system enables municipalities and waste management companies in upcoming economies like India and Indonesia to manage waste operations, design better systems and create transparency in the value chain.

Climate Action and Environment

After the successful implementation of its proof of concept Hamparan, Gree next stage of development is to develop 4 new biogas facilities, the Makmur project is set to be built in 2021.

Climate Action and Environment, Energy

As a demonstration of Singrow’s proprietary capabilities in precision agritech, completion of the pilot strawberry farm is underway in Singapore, which will result in lower overall carbon footprint.

Climate Action and Environment, Employability

DEAL SHARE PLATFORM

Deals on Climate Adaptation

Support and scale high-impact solutions that have been endorsed by AVPN members. When you click through, you will be prompted to login as a member.

DeyHaat Energy

By DeyHaat Energy

DeyHaat provides clean, reliable, and affordable energy access to last-mile micro-enterprises in rural India through solar pico-grids.

Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Mekong Dam Monitor

By Stimson Center Southeast Asia Program

The Mekong Dam Monitor uses remote sensing processes to provide unparalleled, near-real time reporting on reservoir and river conditions to communities and decision makers in the Mekong Basin.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Governance

Citizen Farm

By Edible Garden City Pte Ltd

Edible Garden City’s Citizen Farm aims to feed the community with sustainable, safe, and locally-grown food. Our model adopts different farming systems to grow high quality produce with minimal waste.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment

Air Pollution Protection & Education

By Smart Air 聪明空气(北京)科技有限公司

Smart Air is a clean air workshop program that teaches people how to protect themselves from air pollution. We target those living in cities in Asia, of whom 90% breathe polluted air on an ongoing basis.

Climate Action and Environment, Education, Health

PetaBencana.id is a free web-based platform that produces real-time flood maps using both crowd-sourced reporting & government agency validations, supporting civic co-management as a form of megacity climate change adaptation.

Climate Action and Environment, Governance

Waste to Value

By Full Circle Filament

We aim to create an ethical 3D printing filament by blending recycled PET sourced responsibly from waste pickers to increase the earnings of waste pickers in Thailand.

Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Disaster Ready Community to Combat Climate Change

By Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS)

Disaster Ready Community requires community participation for disaster risk reduction to solve major social and environment problems like drinking water, electricity, natural resource management and climate adaptive livelihood and houses.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Energy, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

Clean Air Network

By Clean Air Network

Clean Air Network educates the Hong Kong public on the impact of air pollution. It is the city’s principal voice and network working to enable positive change in air quality policies.

Climate Action and Environment

Research & Insights

Learn more about climate action

Articles

Catch our list of latest articles on how our members involve in creating impact together.

Climate Action and Environment

An Innovative Approach to Investing in Climate Resilient Economic Growth

Climate Action and Environment

Social Alpha Champions Investing that Puts Impact First

Climate Action and Environment

Climate Finance

Climate Action and Environment

Investing in a Better Future in Asia: Through the Lens of ESG Funds

Climate Action and Environment

Untapped Fortunes: Building and Investing in Asia’s Natural Capital Sector

Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?

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Blogs

Refreshing content for your daily reading covering multiple topics.

Climate Action and Environment

An Innovative Approach to Investing in Climate Resilient Economic Growth

Climate Action and Environment

Social Alpha Champions Investing that Puts Impact First

Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?

Climate Action and Environment

Can India Afford a Green Recovery?

Affordable Housing, Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Health, Nutrition

The Power of Collaboration

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment

Which Climate Pollutants are Responsible for 45% of Global Warming? How Asian Philanthropists can address them

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Case Studies

Check out the latest portfolio management and achievements from different origanisations.

Climate Action and Environment

An Innovative Approach to Investing in Climate Resilient Economic Growth

Climate Action and Environment

Social Alpha Champions Investing that Puts Impact First

Climate Action and Environment

Climate Finance

Climate Action and Environment

Investing in a Better Future in Asia: Through the Lens of ESG Funds

Climate Action and Environment

Untapped Fortunes: Building and Investing in Asia’s Natural Capital Sector

Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?

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Webinars

Deepen your understanding with webinars

Discover our Sustainability Dialogues and cross-sector discussions by Asian leaders on climate action.

Webinars

Investing in a Better Future in Asia: Through the Lens of ESG Funds

Webinars

Untapped Fortunes: Building and Investing in Asia’s Natural Capital Sector

Webinars

Insights and Considerations for Investing in Climate Responsible Water Solutions – An Industry and Investor Perspective

Webinars

A Showcase of Climate-Smart Solutions – An Investor Perspective

GOALS

What members want to achieve in AVPN Climate Action Platform

By AVPN

VPN Asia Gender Network - Who are we?

By AVPN

Conversations in the Asia Gender Network | ft. Shinta Kamdani & Renyung Ho

By AVPN

Conversations in the Asia Gender Network | ft. Shinta Dhanuwardoyo & Radhika Bharat Ram

News

What’s going on in the community

From Plausible to Possible: How Strategic Partnerships Can Accelerate ESG in Asia

14 June 2021

Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG), though slow to gain traction, has captured the focus of investors, corporates, and financial institutions in Asia. It is a term that is hailed frequently in the financial sector, but it lacks universal benchmarks and a consensus on how it can be applied practically across different industries.

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