AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Singapore - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond
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.
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.Download this report Explore the Interactive Toolkit
Regional Philanthropies Program ManagerMicrosoft APAC
Head of System Innovation LabForum for the Future
Development Director, Earth Observatory of SingaporeNanyang Technological University
PresidentKimberly-Clark Asia Pacific
Corporate Partnerships ManagerGlobal Compact Network Singapore
Operations & Admin ManagerMornington Services Pte Ltd
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