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Building the ecosystem

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.

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Support and scale high-impact solutions that have been endorsed by AVPN members throughout Taiwan.

LUUNA Naturals

By LUUNA Naturals

LUUNA serves women and girls across Greater China by providing education and products that support healthier and more environmentally-conscious attitudes towards menstrual and hormonal health.

Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Self-Sustaining Kelp Forest Restoration

By Urchinomics Impact Kyushu

We remove over-populating pest urchins to restore kelp forests in Southern Japan. The removed urchins will be ranched into delicious “uni” and sold and the proceeds will be reinvested in kelp restoration.

Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

The project looks to leverage eye-tracking technology to assist the disabled population by training their cognitive ability, autonomous communication and professional skills.

Education, Health

TheraTalk is a comprehensive psychological services platform to reform the current mental health services in Hong Kong and across Asia.

Education, Health

Aims to bring the innovation of Social Impact Bonds to scale in Asia in order to serve the marginalized communities.

Ageing, Climate Action and Environment, Education, Employability, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

Improves medication adherence and health outcomes for the elderly through an affordable, user-friendly technology that will also alleviate the burden of medication management for home nurses.

Ageing, Health

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Blogs

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Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?

Affordable Housing, Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Health, Nutrition

The Power of Collaboration

Education

Uncovering Collaboration Opportunities Between Philanthropy and Policy Actors

Nutrition

Doug’s Founding Journey and Reflections on the Future of AVPN

Is sustainable finance the key to the future of Asia?

3 takeaways from Taipei’s ‘smart city’ solutions: how one country can learn from another

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Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage from sources all around the world.

Naina Subberwal Batra: Philanthropists, let your grantees be brave

Gender

Gender Inequality is a Complex Behavioral Issue Complicated by Other Forms of Discrimination: Naina Batra

Affordable Housing, Ageing, Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Governance, Health, Land conservation, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

First Impact Investing Fellowship for Asset Owners and Managers in Asia and Africa

Climate Action and Environment, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Asia-Based Winners of the 2021 SAFE STEPS Disaster-Tech Awards

Gender, Health

SDGS Driving Societal Priorities: Leading to a Just Society

Education, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Charitable Giving Moves East

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MEMBERS IN community

Building strategic social investment

Taiwan has one of the most vibrant social investment markets in Northeast Asia with many social enterprises operating at scale.

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Ray Chen

President and Co-founder at B Current Impact Investment

Sunny Huang

Vice Director at Foundation for Women's Rights Promotion and Development

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Building strategic social investment

Taiwan’s social economy is transitioning to the growth stage, driven by collaborative philanthropy and creative approaches to social funding such as pooled CSR funds.

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Ray Chen

Advisor to Taiwan Market at AVPN