The high-income city state Singapore has maintained exemplary economic performance as one of the best investment destinations in the world. Local family foundations are pushing the boundaries in grant-making, while the country has become a hub for international impact funds.

Dorothy Ching
AVPN Representative

Dorothy Ching

Senior Manager, Membership
Landscape Report

Social Investment Landscape in Singapore

Singapore is fast emerging as Asia's new social innovation hub, driven by government support and a vibrant ecosystem. The proliferation of capacity builders, networks and platforms and a highly engaged corporate sector are strengthening the country's social economy. Download the report to access Singapore's social investment landscape.

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  • Alison Eskesen

    Alison Eskesen

    Vice President, Asia PacificMastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

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    Yibin Chu

    Regional Head of Corporate Citizenship, Asia PacificCiti

  • Euan Wilmshurst

    Euan Wilmshurst

    Lead, Corporate Social Responsibility, Asia PacificIBM

  • Laura Herman

    Laura Herman

    Vice President, Base of the Pyramid Strategy and AdvocacyEssilor International

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    Fernanda Lima

    DirectorLeapFrog Investments Singapore

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    Kevin Tan

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The study explores the diverse landscape and ecosystem that have developed since the first known social enterprises appeared in Singapore almost 90 years ago.

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This Singaporean country analysis is part of a series on the social entrepreneurship and social innovation ecosystems in Asia countries including China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and the Philippines.

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Peter Yang By Peter Yang

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A case study on how Empact made a match between a corporate partner, Singapore Pools, and a non-profit partner, Parkinson’s Society Singapore, that not only solved the charity’s data security challenge, but also created an opportunity for closing the technology gap for the social sector.

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Naina Subberwal Batra By Naina Subberwal Batra

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No one country, group or person can fight climate change solo. Sustainable investing needs an ecosystem where all kinds of capital works together.

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