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
Fiscal Sponsorship Manager and Field Advisor for the PhilippinesGive2Asia
Lead Staff - Disaster Risk Reduction and Response APACHabitat for Humanity International
Managing DirectorABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc.
Executive DirectorJollibee Group Foundation
Senior Social Impact Account ExecutiveOracle NetSuite Philippines Corporation
Managing DirectorBrixton xchange Inc.,
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
The study provides an assessment of the current social enterprise landscape in the Philippines based on a sample of stakeholder interviews and online evidence, to identify the specific skills needed by social enterprises, the main barriers to social enterprise growth, and recommendations on how to grow the social enterprise space.View This APF Resource
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