AVPN 2023 Global Conference | 20 - 22 June 2023 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia





Building the ecosystem

AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Vietnam - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond.
An upper-middle-income country driven by strong economic development, Vietnam is also fast becoming a hub for responsible investment. Its drive for innovation continues to underpin its emerging social investment market.


Support deals in Vietnam

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

Prospect Burma is working to provide International Master’s degrees to eight young people who will drive change in key areas fundamental for the development of an enabling environment for social investment in Myanmar.

Education, Employability, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

ALIA will take the lead with industry-wide solutions to address cost competitiveness and sustainability. Beneficiaries are cleaner environment for society and continued business viability.

Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Governance

Ricult enables stakeholders in agricultural industry to have complete control over farm activities, gain deep insights into all processes, optimize costs, and improve yields with powerful analytics.

Financial Inclusion, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Hagar International is providing vulnerable women in Vietnam access to economic empowerment opportunities; awareness of gender-based violence, gender equality and their rights; and increased voice in their community.

Agriculture, Education, Employability, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

ASSIST Asia: HERO-SEA Project for Healthcare Workers in Southeast Asia

By Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST)

The HERO-SEA project seeks to address the well-being of the healthcare workers (HCWs) in Southeast Asia who are at the forefront of fighting global pandemics and other health crises through mental health and resiliency skills development.

Education, Employability, Health

Kidspire Vietnam is working to help empower disadvantaged youths in Vietnam to take control of their future, supporting children in their preparation to face the challenges they encounter upon leaving the orphanage and transitioning into their young adult lives.


Circular Cities Asia is working on a lean innovation programme for young innovators in higher education in Asia. They will learn about the circular economy and innovation and develop entrepreneurial solutions to environmental waste issues.

Climate Action and Environment, Education, Employability

Mapsea Corp.’s job matching platform SEASON is a specialised marine recruitment platform, utilising technology to link marine jobs to the right talent. The returns generated will be directed towards building a marine forest.



Get more insights about Vietnam


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Climate Action and Environment

An Innovative Approach to Investing in Climate Resilient Economic Growth

Education, Health

Lessons From 3 Social Distancing Campaigns in Vietnam: How Learning Through Play Contributed to Avert a Learning Crisis


Three Response Areas for Holistic, Equitable Impact Against COVID-19

Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?



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

Gender, Health

Four Impact Partners Selected to Receive Unrestricted Funding to Improve MNCHN Outcomes in Southeast Asia

Environment needed to promote impact business

Philanthropy moving beyond writing cheques to more direct involvement

New generation of philanthropists more hands-on and don’t just write cheques: President Halimah

Meet the ‘solutionists’: Asia’s new generation of social problem-solvers

Social Investors in Asia embark on a new era to revive global and national economies through collaboration


MEMBERS IN community

Building strategic social investment

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


Connect with members

Lam Ngoc Thao

Executive Director
at LIN Center for Community Development

Maurice Mauchenbaum

Co-founder and Director
at WiSE Philanthropy

Peter Heber Percy

Founder and Investment Manager
at Wardhaven Capital Limited

Alex Downs

Business and Investment Officer
at The Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (SNV)

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Market focus

Building strategic social investment

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


Let's create impact together

Connect with us now to know more about Vietnam’s social investment landscape

Christina Ameln

Project Director & Advisor, Vietnam at AVPN

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