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Mainland China

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Building the ecosystem

AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in China - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond

A developing market and the 2nd largest economy of the world, China is emphasizing responsible business and investment to build a society of mutual prosperity.

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Support deals in Mainland China

Support and scale high-impact solutions that have been endorsed by AVPN members throughout Mainland China.
Huimin works to provide small loans to natural persons, individual industrial and commercial households, small enterprises, and rural women in China’s Ningxia province in order to enhance their financial inclusion.

Agriculture, Financial Inclusion, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Ocean Material Group works to prevent ocean plastic pollution through an impactful solutions platform for circular materials, upstream solutions like infrastructure and educational projects, and its network of stakeholders committed to ending ocean plastic pollution.

Climate Action and Environment, Education, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Orbis International trains, mentors, and inspires eye care professionals around the world. We are currently partnering with governments and hospitals in Vietnam to provide eye care to the most needy.

Education, Health

Mapsea Corp.’s job matching platform SEASON is a specialised marine recruitment platform, utilising technology to link marine jobs to the right talent. The returns generated will be directed towards building a marine forest.

Employability

We aim to ensure access to high quality, inclusive, and youth-centred life skills and financial literacy for all children and young people worldwide, especially to the most vulnerable.

Education, Employability, Financial Inclusion

Landcent (China): Fighting Malaria and Infectious Diseases

By Landcent (China) Industrial & Development Co. Ltd.

Landcent (China) fights malaria by developing next generation vector control products. Our products will be used across malaria endemic countries, with primary beneficiaries being children under 5 and women.

Gender, Health, 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 Asian University for Women (AUW) seeks to educate and empower women who will become skilled and innovative professionals, service-orientated leaders in their businesses and communities, and promoters of sustainable development in Asia.

Education, Gender

Resources

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Case Studies

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

British Council China: building the ecosystem, social enterprises and entrepreneurs

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Blogs

Refreshing content for your daily reading covering multiple topics.

Health

Preparing for the Next Health Crisis

Impact Investing for Sustainable Development: Dialogues Between the World and China

Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?

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

The Power of Collaboration

Financial Inclusion

Development of Inclusive Finance in China

Health

Investing in Technology to Enhance Impact in a Post-COVID World

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Press

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

Philanthropy moving beyond writing cheques to more direct involvement

New generation of philanthropists more hands-on and don’t just write cheques: President Halimah

Meet the ‘solutionists’: Asia’s new generation of social problem-solvers

Social Investors in Asia embark on a new era to revive global and national economies through collaboration

Social Investors in Asia embark on a new era to revive global and national economies through collaboration

First-of-its-kind impact platform dedicated to address urgent youth issues in Asia

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MEMBERS IN community

Building strategic social investment

Mainland China has one of the most vibrant social investment markets in Southeast Asia with many social enterprises operating at scale.

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Connect with members

Chang Liu

Managing Director (Greater China and Southeast Asia), ACCESS Health International

Lan Lan

Corporate Responsibility Senior Manager, PwC China

Wen Jinghong

Ruby Lv

Co-Founder, Impact Hub Shanghai

Beiwei Li

Secretary General, Yifang Foundation

Hengka (Henry) Ji

Partner, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Market focus

Building strategic social investment

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

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Ariel Xu

Head of Operations, China at AVPN