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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.
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

LUUNA serves women and girls across Greater China by providing education and products that support healthier and more environmentally-conscious attitudes towards menstrual and hormonal health.

Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

SOAPer School Program

By Soap Cycling Limited

Through fundraising, SOAP Cycling promoting hygiene and providing over 190 schools in Asia with the hygiene kits with soap to fight COVID-19. Roughly USD $390 is needed to support one school with enough soap for 1 year.

Education, Health, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

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

Sanitary toilet solutions for areas without water through our own flushable toilet technology.

Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

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.

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

COVID-19: A Turning Point for Chinese Private Spending in Health?

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Press

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

AVPN creates philanthropic Digital Transformation Fund to help underserved and impacted communities in Korea, with a USD1 million grant from Google.org

Responsible Investing: Impact Investments Gaining Traction

Naina Subberwal Batra: Philanthropists, let your grantees be brave

China’s Big Tech billionaires increase philanthropic giving as Beijing cracks down

Gender

Gender Inequality is a Complex Behavioral Issue Complicated by Other Forms of Discrimination: Naina Batra

Affordable Housing, Ageing, Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Governance, Health, Land conservation, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

First Impact Investing Fellowship for Asset Owners and Managers in Asia and Africa

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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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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