AVPN April 2014 Webinar Recording: BoP Hub – Transforming Poverty into a Vibrant Marketplace at the Base of Pyramid
“Charity is not the solution. To get out of poverty you need an income. Philanthropy should focus on teaching a man to fish and not give him a fish.” – Jack Sim, Founder of World Toilet Organization and BoP Hub. We held a webinar with BoP Hub on 24th April 2014, 4pm Singapore time where we found out […]
Across Asia, people who belong to the low-income segment or live in poverty make up 60 percent of the population. Many of these people spend less than $3 a day on purchases. While governments have a vital role to play in creating pathways to fair, lasting and shared prosperity, it is increasingly the private sector […]
China’s social entrepreneurship sector is still in its early stages but its growth expectations for the next few years is exponential given the size of the economy and the social needs. In addition to the regular challenges faced by social entrepreneurs, Chinese Social enterprises face unique challenges due to the influential role played by the […]
What are the realities, barriers and opportunities for establishing women-based livelihoods in Asia?
AVPN November Webinar recording: Hardware Pioneers-Harness the Impact Potential of Technology Entrepreneurs
Insights on some challenges faced by hardware social entrepreneurs and the roles impact investors play in supporting these new solutions scale their impact.
AVPN October 2014 Webinar: Linking socio-economic impact measurement and business strategy – Standard Chartered’s unique model
The private sector, corporations or foundations alike, are looking for ways to link impact and strategy – using socio-economic impact data to inform the selection of social causes to support, or to identify business models to streamline operations and client offering. This could also be conducted for the purpose of informing dialogue with their respective […]
Thank you for joining us last week for the webinar with Fiona Halton, CEO of Pilotlight UK, on how to effectively mobilize human capital towards social causes. We spent an hour discussing the Pilotlight model of engaging corporate volunteers, the challenges of matching human capital needs of charities and how to measure effectively the results […]
Thank you for joining us for the webinar with Flory Wilson, International Director of B Analytics and GIIRS. We hope you managed to learn more about B Analytics, an impact measurement solution.During the webinar, we spent an hour discussing how B Analytics can be used to do custom impact data collection and how B Impact […]
In the first of our 3 webinars on Myanmar, we invited Allison Morris, Co-Founder of Project Hub Yangon, who shared insight on the social enterprise space in Myanmar. Their perspectives are gleaned from the incubation programmes that they run from the capital. She is joined by Nick Lazos, Director at Insitor Management, which finances high […]
For those who missed the webinar on 11th December 2013 on International foundations in Myanmar, presented by Ingrid Stange, founder of Norwegian foundation, Partnership for Change, please refer to the webinar recording and her powerpoint presentation below: Myanmar Webinar 2 International Foundations in Myanmar Final
Fret not for those who missed the webinar on 15th January 2014 on Myanmar in Context: Internal Dynamics and the Contest for the Nation, presented by Maitrii Aung-Thwin. Here is the webinar recording and presentation: AVPN Presentation Jan 2014 – Maitrii