Policy Brief

AVPN APF July Webinar: Benefit Corporation: Understanding the Role of Policymakers and Stakeholders

28 July 2017


The AVPN Asia Policy Forum (APF) is a convening platform for social economy advocates, offering practical learning opportunities to support governments in Asia to build an enabling environment for the social economy.

The APF will host a webinar to learn more about the role of policymakers and stakeholders in rolling out legislation that supports the benefit corporation movement.

The webinar will focus on:

  • An overview of the benefit corporation key developments across the world and in the Asian region
  • A case study on legal recognition for benefit corporations in Taiwan via proposed amendments to the Taiwan’s Companies Act
  • How the public, private, and people sector have come together to collaborate on the legislative journey

About the Speakers

About AVPN Asia Policy Forum


A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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