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In a global agreement to limit global temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius, Southeast Asian countries, have committed themselves to achieve the goal of net zero emissions by 2050. ClimateWorks Australia offers a few solutions.
Major financial investments are required to transition the world’s economy to a low-carbon path, reduce greenhouse gas concentrations, and build the resilience of vulnerable countries and communities to climate change. Global warming affects all people and ecosystems, but particularly the poor who suffer disproportionately from climate-change impacts. What role does climate finance play? What sort […]Read This Post
SOCIAL IMPACT PARTNERS AND CLEAN AIR NETWORK JOIN HANDS Three-year grant funding to bolster Clean Air Network organisational development and fundraising Hong Kong, 14 October 2015. Social Impact Partners (“SIP”) today announced it will provide Clean Air Network(“CAN”) with grant funding of HKD 2.55 million over the course of three years (2015-2017) combined with hands-on […]Read This Post
By Sarah Butler-Sloss, Chair of Ashden Trust and Founding Director, Ashden Fossil fuel divestment is one of the fastest growing movements of our time. It is time for leaders of the venture philanthropy community in Asia to take the pledge, and accelerate the clean energy transition. The problem The risks from climate change globally, and […]Read This Post
By Mila Devenport AVPN organized a series of workshops early this September on Corporate Social Impact Strategies (CSIS) led by Steven Serneels (Co-researcher, EVPA Corporate Social Impact Strategies; Impact Investor, SI2 Fund). We travelled to Taipei, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and invited local speakers to join in the conversation. In Taipei, we spoke at the […]Read This Post
20 AVPN members and friends joined May’s Friday lunch meetup to know more about a new fund – The Conservation Enterprise Development Fund, initiated by AVPN member, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). Impact investing has become a growing asset class that has the potential to change both the way companies do business and the way financial […]Read This Post