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November 1, 2017

More Financial And Technical Support Needed For MSMEsin ASEAN, A Key Recommendation From Report Launched At ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit

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.

My Social Good News
October 24, 2017

Funding Education With Impact: How We Can Address Student, Market Needs in India

In our latest report on Funding Education with Impact – A Guide to Social Investment in India, commissioned by Credit Suisse, AVPN has identified solutions implemented by funders and social purpose organisations.
These stakeholders have enormous potential to address market needs and transform the education system in India.

Next Billion
October 12, 2017

Social investment as a vehicle to achieve sustainable development goals

Following the recent AVPN conference in Bangkok, we launched the Social Investment Landscape in Asia report.
Pages 3-5 highlight key trends in various Asian social economies to guide social investors towards more strategic investments into the social sector.

Philanthropy Impact Magazine
October 12, 2017

India’s children deserve a solid foundation

Through collaborative efforts, AVPN partnership with FSG’s PIPE programme can transform preschool education in India’s Affordable Private Schools (APSs).

Alliance Magazine
October 11, 2017

The importance of partnerships to bridge disconnects within India’s education system

Founder of Muktangan, Elizabeth Mehta, shares the disconnection between teachers in Indian schools and the school system.
As a deal share live participant at the 2017 AVPN India Summit, Elizabeth shares how partnerships between governments and NGOs can fill the gaps in India’s education system.

Alliance Magazine
October 10, 2017

Getting investors and investees together

AVPN’s Deal Share manager, Jasmine Chew, shares how our award-winning Deal Share addresses a fundamental issue funders and resource providers – the financial disconnect between funders and social purpose organisations.

Pioneers Post
October 5, 2017

AVPN Named Finalist in 14th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide.
AVPN is honoured to be a finalist for the programme, in which the winner will be announced November 17th, in New York.

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October 3, 2017

Big asset managers, Salesforce impact fund, financing education in India, open data privacy

Today, 9 out of 10 of the largest U.S. asset managers are active in impact investing. Impact Alpha shares how AVPN’s ‘Funding education with Impact’ report can help asset managers fill the education funding gap in India.

Impact Alpha
October 2, 2017

Social entrepreneurs need an extra push to scale up and be sustainable

Livemint shares the challenges and opportunities to solve ‘SIN’, (spillover, important, neglected) problems.
AVPN’s CEO, Naina Subberwal Batra, comments on how the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards can create recognition and awareness to overcome SIN issues.

Live Mint
September 29, 2017

The AVPN Deal Share Platform Selected as Best National Digital Solution for International World Summit Award in the Category Inclusion and Empowerment

The AVPN Deal Share Platform was nominated as best national digital solution for Singapore for the international World Summit Awards – Inclusion and Empowerment category.
The AVPN Deal Share Platform qualifies for evaluation by the WSA Online Jury 2017 among 391 international nominations.

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September 28, 2017

Financial Centers, Social Enterprise World Forum Launch New Initiatives on Sustainable Finance

Hosted in September 2017 in Morocco, 15 financial centers announces a multi-stakeholder initiative amongst social impact leaders across Asia-Pacific.
AVPN is 1 of the partners who have committed to raise awareness, promote common standards, drive innovation and build the skills needed to expand green and sustainable finance.

September 28, 2017

International coalition to promote social enterprise for sustainable development across the Asia-Pacific region

The Asia-Pacific Declaration on Social Enterprise and Impact Investment sees a partnership between United Nations ESCAP, the British Council, AVPN and more, to build a community of leaders across the Asia-Pacific.
It aims to share experience and pool expertise around the growth of social enterprise and impact investment in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

British Council

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