An upper-middle income country, Thailand has embarked on a reform programme towards achieving the high-income status. Significant government support for the social economy could become a driving force behind this effort.

Ada Chirapaisarnkul
AVPN Representative

Ada Chirapaisarnkul

Thailand Representative
Landscape Report

Social Investment Landscape in Thailand

Thailand has a growing share of high net worth individuals and a long history of family giving driven by Bhuddist values. The government and local grant-making foundations have played a leading role in developing the country's social economy. Download the report to access Thailand's social investment landscape.

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The paper documents the development and achievements of the Social Investment Fund in Thailand. The Fund was launched in 1998 in response to the Asian Financial Crisis.

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November 30, 2017

Jumping hurdles together: Supporting small business and social enterprise in South East Asia

Social entrepreneurs in South East Asia face significant barriers to growth.
 
Pioneer Post presents key research recommendations on how governments and investors can give social enterprises a better chance of taking flight.
 
This report is collaboratively launched by AVPN, ASEAN CSR Network and Oxfam.

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November 1, 2017

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MySocialGoodNews showcases a summary of AVPN’s report, “Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in the ASEAN Economic Community”, alongside key recommendations.
 
To build an enabling environment for MSME’s sustainability and growth, this report was launched in September 2017, in Manila.

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