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

Membership Services Manager
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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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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January 8, 2019

Why It Matters

Naina Subberwal Batra By Naina Subberwal Batra

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5 years on as AVPN’s CEO – and now, Chairwoman – Naina Subberwal Batra explores lessons learnt and what is still missing in Asia’s ecosystem.

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Angeline Chin By Angeline Chin

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Asia is growing, yet one of the key barriers to successful CSR programmes is the lack of qualified, well-equipped human resources. Find out how organisations with CSR expertise can support the social sector ecosystem by building stakeholder-capacity.

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