One of the most dynamic economies in the world, Hong Kong has a long-standing giving culture. Local mega grant-makers are leading the movement towards long-term strategic philanthropy. The financial hub is also getting warm for impact investing backed by government funding, interests from family offices and growing entrepreneurship.

Chen Zhu
AVPN Representative

Chen Zhu

HK/China Representative
Landscape Report

Social Investment Landscape in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a vibrant social economy with strong government backing, long history of philanthropy and the presence of multiple international and local impact funds. Corporate sustainability and ESG investment have also taken root with 1,852 companies reporting their ESG practices. Download the report to access Hong Kong's social investment landscape.

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  • Sha Huang

    Fundraising ManagerShanghai BeBetter Education Development Center (BeBetter)

  • Adam Pillsbury

    Senior Communications ManagerBritish Council

  • Adrian So

    Adrian So

    Co-Founder & COOGivo

  • Alvin Lam

    Alvin Lam

    Senior Managing DirectorCVC Asia Pacific

  • Alfred Lam

    Alfred Lam

    Research ManagerHong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HKVCA)

  • Alan Wang

    Alan Wang

    CEOShanghai Better Education Development Center

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The article traces the development of the social enterprise sector in Hong Kong and how policymakers, civil society, and corporations have embraced the concept of “shared value.”

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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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Member SZC Impact Holdings provides best practices on how decentralized technologies can enable better impact assessments and thus facilitate social finance and inclusive economies.

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September 28, 2017

Financial Centers, Social Enterprise World Forum Launch New Initiatives on Sustainable Finance

Hosted in September 2017 in Morocco, 15 financial centers announces a multi-stakeholder initiative amongst social impact leaders across Asia-Pacific.
AVPN is 1 of the partners who have committed to raise awareness, promote common standards, drive innovation and build the skills needed to expand green and sustainable finance.

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.

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