10 Opportunities to Build Resilience to Climate, COVID and Economic Crises in Asia

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In June, a forest community in northern Thailand was awarded the prestigious Equator Prize by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). With some support from RECOFTC and our partners, the Wetland Forest Conservation Group of the village Boon Rueang convinced the government to conserve the largest wetland forest in the Ing River basin rather than develop a special economic zone. Since that momentous achievement, made through advocacy and dialogue, the Group has pioneered a community forestry model that is successfully protecting biodiversity, storing carbon, providing food and livelihoods, and enabling the community to preserve its identity and culture. This model even helped the community successfully weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

100% Biodegradable Sanitary Pads

Saathi manufactures 100% biodegradable and compostable all-natural sanitary pads from banana fiber. We create impact which affects women health , community and environment.

5 Best Quotes Heard at #AVPN2019

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Although AVPN Conference 2019 is over, the discussions and partnerships it inspired have just begun. During the Conference plenary sessions, delegates heard from influential experts who shared their experiences overcoming roadblocks, achieving milestones and pursuing future progress. Here are five key takeaways for philanthropists looking to achieve deeper impact in their work.

A Sneak Peek on the Latest Investments Made by Some of Our Members

Our members are creating social impact all around Asia and we at AVPN are proud to publicise their new investments, which are helping to target hot social issues such as women and health, prevent future natural disasters, as well as actively reshaping the future state of the world through education. In the employment and livelihoods […]

A.T.E. Chandra Foundation

A.T.E. Chandra Foundation (ATECF) anchors the philanthropic giving of Chandra Family. Strategic "portfolio approach” to social investments has helped advance and maximise its impact through various interventions. The Foundation works in collaboration with many leading Indian and Global organisations in the social sector such as Centre for Social Impact & Philanthropy (CSIP), The Bridgespan Group […]

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, […]

ABS CBN Foundation

ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc. (ALKFI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization established by ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation to facilitate the company s social development programs. Originally established as ABS-CBN Foundation Inc. in 1989, the foundation has served as a manifestation of the company s commitment to be in the service of the Filipino people. In 2013, […]

ACCESS Health International

ACCESS Health International is Singaporean-based nonprofit think tank, advisory group, knowledge and implementation partner to governments and private sector.

ActionAid International

Action Aid International help people fight poverty and injustice, making impact in agriculture, education, environment, health and land conservation sectors.

Acumen Investments

Patient Capital, Early stage investments, Access to expertise and post-investment support

Addressing Malnourishment in Children

Addresses malnourishment in children under 6 years of age through a PPP model of nutrition supplementation, growth monitoring, training of childcare workers and parents in Mumbai, India.

Adolescent Empowerment (AEP)

Empowers adolescents in India through an advocacy programme that ensures equal rights and access to healthcare and education.

Adopt-a-School Development Project

HBI’s Adopt-a-School Project focuses on the total improvement of impoverished rural Philippine public schools and the improvement of the schooling children’s parents’ capacity to earn a more sufficient income.

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency, also known as ADRA, is the global humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist church-part of the 20 million strong Adventist community, with hundreds of thousands of churches globally and the world’s largest integrated healthcare and education network. ADRA delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 118 […]

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 […]

AI Based Remote Heart Monitoring Solution

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.

AI for Mental Health

Empower smartphones to identify the voice biomarker of users’ psychological conditions, and support users with relaxation content. It is designed to benefit the mentally sub-healthy population.

Air Pollution Protection & Education

Smart Air is a clean air workshop program that teaches people how to protect themselves from air pollution. We target those living in cities in Asia, of whom 90% breathe polluted air on an ongoing basis.

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; […]

ANGIN

ANGIN is the largest network of high-net-worth individuals in Indonesia who pool resources together to engage in early stage investment and mentoring.

Angin Investment Network

Supporting entrepreneurs at their earlier stages (Pre-seed to Series A), from different industries and models