AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Taiwan - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond
Renowned for its export-oriented technologically intensive economy, Taiwan also has a long tradition of charitable religious giving. In recent years, mainstream investors have started investing in impact-driven enterprises.
Taiwan provides a highly enabling environment for social entrepreneurship with substantial government support. The current administration is deliberating on the Benefit Corporation legislation, which could be a major boost for social enterprises if enacted. Download the report to access Taiwan's social investment landscape.Download this report Explore the Interactive Toolkit
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Business AdministrationFu Jen Catholic University
Assistant Professor, Department of Business AdministrationFu Jen Catholic University
ChairmanB Current Impact Investment Inc.
Co-FounderB Lab Taiwan
ChairPerson/Co-FounderAsia-Pacific B Corporation Association
Associate Professor, Sociology DepartmentFu Jen Catholic University
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Read on to find out how other key speakers, such as member British Council, are enabling social enterprise development in Asia.
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