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The AVPN Conference is the largest social investing convening in Asia that gathers funders and resource providers from across the world to share knowledge, build strategic partnerships, and address socio-economic challenges at scale. The annual flagship event breaks down silos to bridge the worlds of philanthropy and impact investing with private equity and institutional investing.
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The AVPN Conference 2019 is breaking down barriers by engaging the full Continuum of Capital from grants and impact investments to sustainable finance and private equity.Read More
Group ChairmanStandard Chartered Bank
Former Executive Director, World Food Program and Board MemberThe Power of Nutrition
Managing Director and Portfolio ManagerWellington Management Singapore Pte Ltd
Senior Minister of StateMinistry of the Environment and Water Resources
Vice President, Global, Policy & AdvocacyThe Rockefeller Foundation
FounderLegacy Advisors Limited
“We look to partners like AVPN to help us reach out and talk with funders and resources around to help us with the challenges we are trying to tackle.”
—John Garrity, Senior Connectivity Advisor, USAID
“Coming together in this dynamic and exciting environment to exchange experiences and ideas on what's working is a very important opportunity for us.”
—Julia Newton-Howes, CEO, Investing in Women
A network like AVPN comes into the picture by bringing together very different stakeholders; the interconnections that stakeholders have are likely to facilitate collaborations needed in this ecosystem.
—Andrew Buay, Vice-President, Group Sustainability, SingTel
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With an active impact investing landscape, philanthropists broadening their giving, and corporations providing a strong backing for social impact, India has one of the most advanced social economy in Asia. To scale impact effectively, the AVPN India Summit aims to deepen engagement across these investors and enablers through knowledge sharing, and collaboration.
Continuing the theme of Breaking Boundaries from the AVPN Conference, the day brings together funders and resource providers who are working across the continuum of capital, leveraging a wide spectrum of funding approaches from grant to debt and equity, alongside human and intellectual capital.
Sessions will dive into a variety of causes important to the ecosystem in India including: Healthcare, Nutrition, Education and Climate Action, among others.Policy Forum Recap India Summit Recap
“I’ve seen the great work that AVPN has done – playing a critical role to bring the right people across the continuum of capital into the room, and bridge connections that can make the difference.”
—Eric Savage, Co-Founder and CEO, Unitus Capital
“By bringing people together for quality conversations, sharing failures, and creating opportunities and environment to reflect on our work, AVPN has helped to open minds of various stakeholders.
—Prachi Windlass, Director, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
“The breakout sessions brought out the commonalities of issues we are dealing with, and the need for partnerships between governments, donors, and SPOs.”
—Elizabeth Mehta, Founder & Director, Muktangan
AVPN is bringing the Southeast Asia Summit to Indonesia in February 2020. Social investors looking for collaboration and knowledge-sharing opportunities in Southeast Asia are encouraged to join us in building the region for impactful social innovation.
After 3 years of hosting a Myanmar Summit which brought together social investors from around the region, AVPN is transitioning this event into a broader Southeast Asia Summit. Impressive growth in recent years is propelling Indonesia to the 7th largest economy in the world by 2030 and the social investment ecosystem is blossoming alongside.View Myanmar Summit Recap
"I think it was extremely well organised and I enjoyed very much that it was a more intimate forum and I could really interact with people and spread the "word" about ImpacTech and our mission.”
—Kineret Karin, Co-Founder, ImpacTech
"It was great to see the diversity and magnitude of the crowd that came in, the openness of the people, and the quality of conversation through the day.”
—Aarti Mohan, Co-Founder and Principal Knowledge, Sattva
In 2018, AVPN organised and co-hosted more than 100 events, ranging from study tours and roundtables to webinars and workshops. These convenings provide members opportunities to engage more deeply with players in local Asian markets or specific impact areas. To engage with AVPN’s local representatives, visit our 15 market pages.