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Building the ecosystem

AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Malaysia - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond.
 
Malaysia’s drive for innovation continues to underpin its emerging social investment market. The government is making a concerted effort to grow and support the impact ecosystem.

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

Women’s Aid Organisation is Malaysia’s foremost provider of crisis services, advocacy and capacity building for women and girls, with the goal of achieving gender equality and ending gender-based violence on women and girls.

Employability, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Street Business School (SBS) plans to certify 8-10 organisations serving people in extreme poverty in South East Asia to provide SBS entrepreneurship training to up to 3,600 women in their communities.

Education, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Issara Institute aims to end labour exploitation, including forced labour and human trafficking, by transforming the systems and behaviours perpetuating labour exploitation, and empowering rights-holders in Southeast Asia.

Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Materials in Works is tackling Climate Change by upcycling paper waste from the label packaging industry via a proprietary upcycling solution.

Climate Action and Environment

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

At Gogreen Protec, we developed Protostatic Field Technology (PSF) to dis-bond almost all greenhouse gases, air pollutants and volatile organic compounds.

Climate Action and Environment, Health

MySkills aims to transform youth at risk from dysfunctional families and high risk environment by providing ‘enabling’ environment with residential-based training.

Education, Employability, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

National Stroke Association of Malaysia (NASAM): There is Life after Stroke

By National Stroke Association of Malaysia (NASAM)

NASAM works to improve the quality of life of stroke survivors and their families. We seek to reduce the risk of stroke through stroke awareness and prevention advocacy.

Education, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Resources

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Blogs

Refreshing content for your daily reading covering multiple topics.

Health

Preparing for the Next Health Crisis

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

Health

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

Climate Action and Environment, Financial Inclusion

How Policymakers Can Enable the Uptake of Sustainable Finance

Arts and Culture, Employability, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

5 Insights on the Potential of E-Commerce in Growing Women Entrepreneurship

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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

Malaysia has the potential to be one of the most vibrant social investment markets in Southeast Asia with many emerging innovative social enterprises.

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Cheryl Ong

OSK Foundation

Dr. Saleh Mubarak Bazead

Nama Foundation

Jeffrey Cheah

Jeffrey Cheah Foundation

Dr Vincent Chian

Fairview

Shahira Ahmed Bazari

Yayasan Hasanah

David Lim

MaGIC

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Building strategic social investment

Malaysia’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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Dorothy Ching

Singapore & Malaysia Director at AVPN