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.

Arnil Paras
AVPN Representative

Arnil Paras

Philippine Director
Landscape Report

Social Investment Landscape in The Philippines

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.

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(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 […]

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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.

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Ruel Maranan By Ruel Maranan

The Philippines has achieved highest gender parity in Southeast. Yet, gender lens investing has received a lot less attention. By working with philanthropy networks, investors can engage with programmes that support and foster long-term relationships within communities

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Prachi Seth By Prachi Seth

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Over 8 billion kilograms of plastic enter the world’s oceans every year. Marine plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental concerns facing the world today. Asia, in particular, has been detrimental to the oceans, with 5 countries – China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam – generating ~60% of this marine plastic waste leakage.

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