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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
“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.
The India Policy Forum aimed to catalyse multi-sector efforts at building a better policy environment for social investment, thus bringing positive development outcomes to aspirational districts and states in India. This half-day programme was a powerful preparation platform for policymakers to join the broader AVPN audience at the AVPN India Summit.
The one-day Summit featured a spectrum of collaborative and outcome-focused approaches to social investing - from philanthropy to impact investing to corporate CSR, covering targeted impact areas including education, livelihoods, health and nutrition, and climate change.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
As a frontier market with one of the fastest-growing and volatile economy in Asia, Myanmar possesses a significant economic potential. The AVPN Myanmar Social Investment Forum aims to strengthen the social economy by developing investment infrastructure and resource pipelines to facilitate cross-border peer-learning and co-investment.
Now in its 3rd year, the AVPN Myanmar Social Investment Forum 2019 will convene more than 250 funders and resource providers from Myanmar and Asia-Pacific. The Forum will cover a range of investment approaches - from corporate philanthropy to CSR to impact investing - to identify collaborative and outcome-focused social investment strategies.Read More
"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.