‘Go Far, Go Together’: Credit Suisse on Collaboration

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Liza Green believes in collaboration. “Collaboration has always seemed to me the best way to amplify impact”, states Credit Suisse’s Head of Corporate Citizenship and Foundations APAC, who over-sees the regional grant making and impact for the company’s philanthropy portfolio.

3 Tips for Funders Finding the Right Investees

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At the scenic Jeju Island, we curated a group of social purpose organisations that are providing a diverse range of solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental concerns. These solutions are at different stages of funding and provided investment opportunities for funders of varying types and interests.

5 Key Tips to Harness Collective Philanthropic Impact in Asia

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Whether I am speaking with a small social purpose organisation just embarking on its impact journey or leaders of long-established foundations, we always circle back to the same conundrum: how do we allocate limited resources, like philanthropic capital, most effectively so that we do not compromise on one choice over another? Especially, as making a choice often means to allocate to some in lieu of others.

5 key ways to fund the most challenging areas in India’s sustainable livelihoods

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India’s impressive economic growth has left behind 70 million people who are struggling to access stable and sustainable livelihoods in the rural areas. Despite interventions, most solutions face a lack of relevant support. To gain a holistic picture of the funding landscape in India’s Sustainable Livelihoods sector, AVPN took a deep dive to understand the gaps, challenges, and opportunities.

A Tech-first Co-farming Network

Co-farming is a paradigm shift for smallholder farmers in ASEAN, providing access to modern technologies, knowledge and skills, to grow more with less at zero capital investment.

Aavishkaar Venture Management Services

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank. Aavishkaar Capital is one of the global pioneers in taking an entrepreneurship based approach to scaling businesses for […]

ABC World Asia Pte Ltd

ABC World Asia is a Singapore-headquartered and Asia-focused private equity fund dedicated to impact investing. We invest in companies that drive positive change by addressing the world’s most pressing challenges such as climate change, resource scarcity, and deepening inequality. Our investment themes include financial and digital inclusion, better health and education, climate and water solutions, […]

AgFunder Asia Pte Ltd

AgFunder is one of the most active venture capital investors focused on global foodtech and agtech with offices in San Francisco, Singapore and New York. Our primary business model involves venture investment and asset management in agrifood technology. We are also the leading voice globally in agrifood technology development, investment and startup news through our […]

Aglonera

Aglonera is a digital platform that helps small food businesses (profit margin less than USD 12 per day) in Indonesia to get more profit and reduce their time burden when doing business.

Aid Distribution

Duithape enables our clients to distribute aid digitally. Our strength is our ability to cater to non tech-savvy users from ages 5 to 80 years old and even the disabled.

Alpha JWC Ventures

Alpha JWC Ventures is an early-stage to growth stage Southeast Asian venture capital firm with an Indonesia+ angle and a focused value-add approach. Alpha JWC has deep financial technology and sustainable consumer sector expertise and has established a strong reputation and clear positioning in the market as the leading venture capital firm that has the […]

ALSiSAR IMPACT PVT LTD

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ALSiSAR IMPACT is a pioneer in the social entrepreneurship ecosystem and has been instrumental in building the ecosystem from the early stages 12 years ago. We are market leaders in South Asia in Transaction Advisory in impact investing and social enterprise landscape. Focus work includes: Due Diligence; CFO Advisory; Blended Finance; Legal documentation; Regulatory Advise; […]

APCO Worldwide

APCO Worldwide is an advisory and advocacy communications consultancy helping leading public and private sector organizations act with agility, and build organizational reputations, brands, relationships and solutions to succeed. APCO is an independent and majority women-owned business. Most importantly, we are a trusted partner to our clients. We help them anticipate, plan, execute and secure […]

Arowana Impact Capital

Arowana Impact Capital (AIC) is the only B Corp. accredited investment manager headquartered in Southeast Asia. Through AIC, we are seeking to help build people, build companies, and build value through sustainable investment practices. Our investment strategy focuses on four main impact themes, namely (1) livelihood protection and creation; (2) sustainable urbanization; (3) access to […]

Artha Platform

An online community dedicated to building relationships between resource providers and SPOs working on or in India.

Athena Global Alliance

Athena Global Alliance (Athena) is a 10 year old niche consulting firm focusing on access to finance for SME in emerging markets. We have areas of expertise in gender, impact fund structuring and analysis, Islamic financing, and financial institution risk management. Athena has been graciously awarded grant funding to start a lending platform for gender […]

Aung Htun

Myanmar focused angel investor planning to launch an investment platform to support early stage commercial and social enterprises

Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies QUT

ACPNS • is a Queensland-based national teaching and research centre in QUT’s Business School • exists to build the capability and leadership acumen of the nonprofit, philanthropic and social enterprise sector in Australia and beyond • helps community organisations and companies drive transformative change and social impact • has delivered the benefits of its teaching […]

Australian Communities Foundation

Australian Communities Foundation (ACF) was established in 1997 as the Melbourne Community Foundation. It was renamed to ACF to more accurately reflect our current work, which continues to grow nationally and reach globally. ACF offers individuals, families, groups, corporations and not-for-profit organisations an easy and satisfying way of giving something of real value back to […]

AVI

A leader for 65 years, AVI is an Australian not-for-profit organisation committed to achieving economic and social development outcomes across Asia, the Pacific and the world. AVI invites change. We connect people to bring about change by sharing their skills, knowledge and experience through international pathways and networks. We combine our extensive cross-sector networks with […]

AWR Lloyd Limited

AWR Lloyd is a specialist strategy and M&A advisory firm focused on the Indo-Pacific region. The firm has a 20-year trackrecord delivering bespoke strategic advice, M&A support and industry intelligence to some of the world’s biggest and most successful companies. We have completed over 400 assignments helping to create shareholder and stakeholder value for clients throughout the […]

Bank of America N.A. Hong Kong Branch

Bank of America is a global leader in wealth management, corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. America’s Banker: Brian Moynihan, 2020 CEO Of The Year

Best of 2020 Social Investment Insights | Money Meets Mission Podcast Series

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What have been some of the most meaningful reflections this year? As we crossed into the new decade, challenges arose unabatedly. They exposed our fragilities, blind spots, and systemic failures. Yet, we have also seen humanity rising to meet the moment, activating communities for action, and walking the talk towards collective impact. 

In our new podcast series, Money Meets Mission, we curated some of the most insightful conversations and lessons learnt from the network. These topics range from hidden pockets of sustainable finance to successful systems change initiatives to embarking on a unique impact investing journey.

Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation

BRLF is an independent society set up by the Government of India to upscale civil society action in partnership with Governments. The idea is to transform the livelihoods and thus the lives of the rural poor, especially the tribals of Central Indian Tribal Region. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between BRLF and Ministry of […]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to […]

BIMA

Brings mobile-delivered insurance and health services to low-income families in emerging markets.

Bloomberg

Bloomberg is a global information and technology company that connects financial decision-makers to a network of data, people and ideas. We deliver business and financial information, news and insights to customers around the world through the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg Philanthropies works to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people by focusing on […]

Blue Hill Capital Pte Ltd

Blue Hill Capital Pte Ltd is a Single Family Office ( SFO) incorporated in Singapore by an Asian Technopreneur. Blue Hill focuses on multiple class investments including technology. Blue Hill has set up an initiative – Blue Hill Impact that focuses on community, environmental, as well as social based programs and projects through grant making […]

Brightlight Investment Management

Brightlight will provide bespoke investment consulting and management services to institutional clients across the private, philanthropic and government sectors. Our mission is to change the world by creating an environment in which long-term investing, human flourishing and environmental stewardship go hand in hand.