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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.

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

Glink provides health care services to the LGBTQIA+ community in Vietnam through a sustainable business model that effectively reaches high-HIV-risk populations with stigma-free, comprehensive care.

Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

The Asian University for Women (AUW) seeks to educate and empower women who will become skilled and innovative professionals, service-orientated leaders in their businesses and communities, and promoters of sustainable development in Asia.

Education, Gender

The project recovers and converts waste plastic from polluted rivers and land into raw material for plastic production, to replace virgin fossil feedstock, lower GHG emissions and improve livelihoods.

Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Energy, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

This project provides a holistic hospitality training program for 30 disadvantaged and at-risk youth aged 16-22 in Vietnam, helping them to secure long-term employment and achieve their own potential.

Education, Employability

Mekong Dam Monitor

By Stimson Center Southeast Asia Program

The Mekong Dam Monitor uses remote sensing processes to provide unparalleled, near-real time reporting on reservoir and river conditions to communities and decision makers in the Mekong Basin.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Governance

To provide sustainable employment and income to poor women, close to their children by providing training so that they would develop complementary sources like vegetable gardens, chicken raising, etc.

Employability, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

Our solution enables medical professionals to monitor patients’ heart rhythms on a remote basis based on our wireless wearable devices and to diagnose arrhythmia more accurately with our AI analytics.

Ageing, Health

Ecozen is a technology company enabling the Farm-To-Fork value chain for perishables with 3 core offerings – Ecotron, Ecofrost & Eco-Connect, which work across the production, management, and marketing of perishable Agri commodities respectively. We are guided by a strong leadership team of professionals with expertise in Agri value-chain, sales, core engineering & IoT. We won multiple awards and accolades since its inception, such as the CII Innovation in Cold Chain Award 2017, FEDEX Small Business Grant 2018, Ashden Award 2018, and OGCCC Award 2019. Ecozen has a dedicated R&D team that has filed 10 patents to date and working on filing more in the future.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Energy

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Blogs

Refreshing content for your daily reading covering multiple topics.

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

Health

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

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

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment

Which Climate Pollutants are Responsible for 45% of Global Warming? How Asian Philanthropists can address them

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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

Gender

Efforts ramped up to improve gender equality and women’s roles in Vietnam

Climate Action and Environment

A Chat With Forbes Vietnam: Christina Ameln on the Transition to Strategic Sustainability

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

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Building strategic social investment

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

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Lam Ngoc Thao

Executive Director
at LIN Center for Community Development

Maurice Mauchenbaum

Co-founder and Director
at WiSE Philanthropy

Peter Percy

Director
at Wardhaven Capital Limited

Alex Downs

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

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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.

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Christina Ameln

Vietnam Advisor at AVPN