AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023





Building the ecosystem

AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Japan - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond.
An upper-middle-income country driven by religious values, Japan is fast becoming a hub for responsible investment. Its drive for innovation continues to underpin its emerging social investment market.


Support deals in Japan

Support and scale high-impact solutions that have been endorsed by AVPN members throughout Japan.

ALIA will take the lead with industry-wide solutions to address cost competitiveness and sustainability. Beneficiaries are cleaner environment for society and continued business viability.

Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Governance

Data Yoo’s proprietary AI Crop Algorithm, crop physiology and data prediction services is spearheading tech-enabled agriculture in Taiwan, particularly for small farm households, empowering their livelihoods.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation


Get more insights about Japan

Case Studies

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


Refreshing content for your daily reading covering multiple topics.


Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage from sources all around the world.

MEMBERS IN community

Building strategic social investment

Japan’s excellent social investment ecosystem coupled with a stable and strong government lays a solid foundation for sustainable finance.

Japan Research Institute
The Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society (RISTEX), JST
Mitsubishi Research Institute,Inc.
Fujitsu Limited
Japan Social Innovation and Investment Foundation (SIIF)
Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD)
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Japan Philanthropic Partner (JPP)
Japan Fundraising Association


Connect with members

Takafumi Ikuta

Senior Director, Fujitsu Limited

Nanako Kudo

Executive Director, Japan Social Innovation and Investment Foundation (SIIF)

Hiroshi Nonomiya

Managing Director, Social Investment Partners

Hideo Tone

Program Officer, Group for International Grants, The Toyota Foundation

Ayaka Matsuno

Director, Gender Investment and Innovation Department, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Market focus

Building strategic social investment

Japan’s social economy is transitioning to the growth stage, driven by collaborative philanthropy and creative approaches to social funding such as pooled CSR funds.


Let's create impact together

Connect with us now to know more about Japan’s social investment landscape

Kei Eriksen, Manager, Japan at AVPN

Kei Eriksen

Manager, Japan at AVPN

Kei Eriksen, Manager, Japan at AVPN

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