AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in the Philippines - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond
With GDP growth rates hovering around 6.9%-7%, the Philippines is one of the top performers in Asia. Strong civil society sector and the presence of many international social investors are catalysts for the country to achieve sustainable development.
The Philippines has one of the most vibrant social investment markets in Southeast Asia with many social enterprises operating at scale. Local foundations and capacity builders play an active role in building the pipeline. Download the report to access the Philippines' social investment landscape.Download this report Explore the Interactive Toolkit
Managing DirectorABS-CBN Foundation
Managing DirectorBrixton xchange Inc.,
PresidentAyala Foundation, Inc.
PresidentPLDT-Smart Foundation, Inc.
Executive DirectorJollibee Group Foundation
Lead Staff - Disaster Risk Reduction and Response APACHabitat for Humanity International
(Credit: UNICEF) SUMMARY To prevent national budgets from draining unexpectedly due to natural disasters, the Philippines is boosting the resilience of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) is partnering with the National MSME Resilience Core Group to support disaster-resilient social enterprises and MSMEs through strategic capacity-building, risk […]View This APF Resource
As part of ADB’s analytical and advisory partnership with the Philippines, this study informs the next phase of PPP reforms in the country supported through ADB’s technical assistance on strengthening PPPs in the Philippines (second phase) and the Expanding Private Participation in Infrastructure Program.View This APF Resource
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The pandemic has hastened the need to evolve our businesses. For companies and entrepreneurs, this type of innovation doesn’t just mean bettering our products and services; rather, it entails taking a step back to assess a crucial element that pre-determines how our value will be experienced and distributed in the world: partnerships.Read This Post
In the Philippines, more than 90% of the youth hail from low to medium income communities. Often, they are left out of crucial socio-economic discussions despite their key role in creating collective impact. We want them to complain less, volunteer more, and dream bigger, but most of them are just trying to survive their day-to-day. How can we expect the youth to be involved when civic engagement is still a privilege?Read This Post
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