AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


“What If a Fire Never Became a Disaster?” Webinar

Wednesday, February 24 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM Hong Kong 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM Pacific 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Eastern The parallels are strong: drought, parched landscapes, high temperatures, prolonged heatwaves, and dry lightning storms.California, Australia and the Amazon are burning. All are vulnerable as climate change and human changes to landscapes increase […]

[Registration of Interest] Catalytic Capital – Case Study Learning

AVPN Academy, through its Social Finance Centre, is set to launch a case study learning series on catalytic capital from July 2023 onwards. The sessions aim to help learners: Understand what catalytic capital is and what it isn’t Seek practical advice on how to plan, deploy and manage these investments Meet and learn from a […]

[TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE WEBINAR] The day after the coronavirus crisis Multidisciplinary and comparative research on corona exit strategies

Guest speaker Professor Deborah Shmueli, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Haifa, Israel 15:00 – 16:00 (Taiwan time), Thursday, 18 June 2020 Sign-in instructions will be emailed to all registered participants prior to the webinar Registration link  The global coronavirus pandemic has taken an enormous toll on healthcare systems and the economy globally. […]

[Webinar] AVPN-G20: The Story So Far

AVPN is delighted to invite you to a 1-hour webinar, where we will share the ways in which we have worked with our members to engage with the G20 Indonesian Presidency this year. As we gear up for the Leaders Summit in November, and the eventual handover of the Presidency to India thereafter, we would […]

#BuildBackBetter: Making Finance Work for the 99% in Indonesia

Making Finance Work for the 99%: A Chat with Indonesia’s Leaders Pre-COVID, all eyes were on Indonesia as a hotspot for innovative finance. As the pandemic pulls away the curtains of development finance, the country is coming to terms with the fact that finance wasn’t really working for the 99%. Although innovative finance holds great potential for […]

#LiftUpPhilanthropy: Boosting local philanthropy to make aid localisation a reality

This high-level digital event – in the framework of the project ‘Unlocking Philanthropy’s Potential: Enhancing the enabling environment, effectiveness and leveraging the contributions of philanthropy actors’ – is organised jointly by WINGS and the SDG Philanthropy Platform, with the support of the European Union and in partnership with the Asia Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), CIVICUS, […]

#ShiftThePower – Beyond Grants: Driving System Change Across the Ecosystem

A dialogue between Global South sector leaders and their allies in the Global North. SPEAKERS Moderator – Clare Woodcraft, Executive Director for the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy & Dr Kamal Munir, Pro Vice-Chancellor & Academic Director at the University of Cambridge Dr Frank Aswani – CEO, African Venture Philanthropy Alliance (AVPA) Naina Batra – CEO, […]

#ShiftThePower – Local Voices and Local Needs

A dialogue between Global South sector leaders and their allies in the Global North. MODERATORS Clare Woodcraft (Moderator) – Executive Director for the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy & Kamal Munir – Pro Vice-Chancellor & Academic Director at the University of Cambridge SPEAKERS Dr Samia M Al-Botmeh – Assistant Professor in economics and researcher at the Centre […]

10 years of Impact: A Look Back, A Vision Forward

On 25th October, join Programme Director Gayle Peterson as she facilitates a provocative and honest conversation with guest faculty, Daniel Izzo, partner and co-founder of Vox Capital, Phyllis Kurlander Costanza, President and Co-Founder OutcomesX, and Jenn Pryce, President and CEO of Calvert Impact Capital. In celebration of the Oxford Impact Investing Programme’s 10th year anniversary, […]

100 Year Lives in Asia’ Happy Hour

Professor Kate Cagney, Chair of 100YLA and Mark Barnekow, Executive Director, UChicago Yuen Campus Hong Kong cordially invite you to join us at ‘100 Year Lives in Asia’ Happy Hour.

100YLA Online Conversation Series: Responsibilities Across Generations [LIVE Webinar]

100 Year Lives in Asia (100YLA) Life expectancy in Asia has increased significantly from 1955 to 2020. In many Asian societies, centenarians are still celebrated, but they are no longer a rarity. Society and government policies have not been designed around the expectation that people will live to 100. Education, career, family, financial security and […]

100YLA Online Conversations Series – Episode 6: Government Policy and Social Safety Nets

Increasing pressures on governments to care for the elderly exist in almost every country. Larger numbers of retirees dependent on personal savings and the government social safety net are placing greater stresses on legacy policies. Cracks in financial and health systems are beginning to show and new ideas are needed accompanied by effective policies in […]

13th Edition of the Global Sankalp Summit

Join the Global South’s leading platform where business meets development. Since its launch in 2009 Sankalp Forum – an Intellecap Initiative – has created an eco-system of entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, multilateral and policymakers who are committed to furthering the cause of development through entrepreneurship and innovation to achieve the UN SDG Sustainable Development Goals by […]

14th Asian Financial Forum

The 14th Asian Financial Forum on 18-19 January 2021 will be held online. All sessions and elements, including Fintech Showcase, FintechHK Startup Salon, Deal Flow Matchmaking Session, InnoVenture Salon and Global Investment Zone, will be transplanted onto a virtual platform and continue to provide participants with comprehensive AFF experience. Themed “Reshaping World Economic Landscape”, the […]

16th EVPA Annual Conference

Turning ideas into impact! Combining the spirit of investing with the soul of philanthropy is what EVPA calls venture philanthropy, a modern and sustainable approach to combat today’s global challenges. Do you want to discuss, co-create and network with hundreds of other European professionals in the impact field? Join us online on 21-24 September for […]

1st Spring Rain Global Financial Planning Forum

Spring Rain Global envisions to be the leading global partner towards a sustainable ecosystem among donors and donees supporting Missions through financial planning and philanthropy. It is a social enterprise that aims to coach philanthropic development organizations, religious congregations, non-profits, and other organizations in Asia, Africa and beyond towards sustainability. Through an international team of […]

2020 Concordia Annual Summit

The 10th Concordia Annual Summit will take place digitally from September 21 to September 25, 2020. This year, we’ve reimagined the Annual Summit to bring you our largest and most impactful convening to date. We’re stepping up this year to become the main global platform for world leaders to share their voice, and we don’t […]

2020 GCSA: Creating a Sustainable World by Recognizing Those Who are Building It

Entries are now open for the Global Corporate Sustainability Awards (GCSA) Companies worldwide with an outstanding commitment to sustainable development have the opportunity to earn the recognition and acclaim they deserve by entering the 2020 Global Corporate Sustainability Awards (GCSA). 2020 GCSA embraces the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined in the UN’s 2030 […]

2020 Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Deal Room

The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Deal Room, organized by Bopinc together with the Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SBN) offers a unique opportunity for the 21 SUN Pitch Competition finalists from across Africa and Asia to discuss their investments in more detail with a wide range of investors and technical support providers. The entrepreneurs have undergone a rigorous selection process […]

2020 Stanford PACS China Social Innovation Summit

The global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has completely upended the political, economic and social order as we know it, forcing everyone to rethink and reset current value systems, social development models and problem-solving approaches. Looking forward, how do we move ahead? Our answer is: connectivity. New connectivity creates new momentum. Bearing that question in […]

2020 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum

The Women in Global Development Leadership Forum is the first, and world’s largest, conference on advancing women’s leadership, equity, diversity and inclusion in the global development sector. Women and men gain skills and inspiration to lead more effectively and build their networks. Join us for our third annual event from October 26-28, 2020, held virtually […]

2021 Cartier Women’s Initiative Virtual Gathering & Awards Ceremony

Since 2006, the Cartier Women’s Initiative has made its mission to shine a light on women impact entrepreneurs and to help them reach their full potential by providing financial, social, and human capital support. On May 24th-26th, the #CWI21 Virtual Gathering & Awards Ceremony will celebrate these bold women who are driving #TheRippleEffect, spearheading business […]

2021 She Loves Tech Info Day

Eager to know more about #SheLovesTech competition and why should you participate? Then join us in our GLOBAL INFO DAY and be ready to get on board with @shelovestech, the world’s largest startup competition that celebrates WOMEN & TECH! 👉🏼 Thursday, July 15th at 19.30 WIB (via Zoom) 👉🏼 Register at bit.ly/InfoDayGlobal She Loves Tech […]

2021 SSIR China Social Innovation Summit

The 2021 China Social Innovation Summit will explore the topic “Reimagining Social Innovation: Three Pathways to Impact,” along with the subtopics of Making Business for Good the New Normal, Technology for Good, and New Power. Now in its tenth year of programming, this convening is produced in collaboration with the Beijing-based Leping Social Entrepreneur Foundation […]

2021:Reimagining India in the Next Normal

2020 was a year of disruption. A new India has emerged – one that learns, teaches, prescribes medicines and builds world class companies online. Join us as we speak with investors who have their fingers on the pulse of our startup ecosystem for some time now – Ritu Verma, Managing Partner Ankur Capital, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, […]

2022 Asia Beautiful Fellow Program

Since 2010, The BeautifulStore Foundation has selected about 43 BeautifulFellows in South Korea and turned them into innovative social leaders that try to solve a variety of social issues through business. Based on our experience with supporting innovative social leaders for over ten years, we plan to support innovative social leaders with a business model […]

2022 Asia Foundation Development Fellows

The deadline for applications for the 2022 Asia Foundation Development Fellows program has been extended to Monday, December 13, 2021. The Asia Foundation Development Fellows: Emerging Leadership for Asia’s Future program provides highly qualified, young professionals from Asia with an unparalleled opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and gain in-depth knowledge of Asia’s critical development […]

2022 Fellowship Application

Echoing Green supports bold leaders from all over the world who see possibility in the face of the most existential challenges of our day. This Fellowship is for people whose enterprises are at an early stage and who are experts on the challenge they’ve chosen to confront. Echoing Green seeks leaders who reflect the community […]

2022 Metrics from the Ground Up Conference

Measurement is about more than just accountability. When impact metrics are integrated with financial and operational metrics they can help organizations develop better products and services, make better investment decisions, and become more efficient in achieving impact. And when evaluations support a collective learning agenda rather just a single project, they build knowledge for the […]

2022 State of Blended Finance Virtual Launch

Convergence invites you to join virtually for the launch of the 6th edition of the State of Blended Finance on Wednesday, October 26th at 9:00 am EST. The State of Blended Finance is Convergence’s annual report on blended finance trends, opportunities, and challenges. Given the growing urgency for climate action, this year’s report will focus […]

2023 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award

The Swiss Re Foundation Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award recognises initiatives by social entrepreneurs that take innovative approaches to build resilient societies in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Major progress has been made in improving the health of millions of people globally, with higher life expectancy, lower maternal and child mortality and better […]

2023 Impact Investment Summit Asia Pacific

Welcome to Mainstreaming Impact. It’s time! Driving force & focus at our 2023. Summit of Collective Wisdom, Courage, and Action. The beating heart of Asia Pacific’s impact investment community. Where like-minded people of purpose connect and co-create to shift capital as a force for good. Together striving to realise a common vision: a transformed economy […]

2023 Information Society Innovation Fund Application

Applications are now open for the 2023 Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Grants cycle. The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) is dedicated to empowering organizations that research, design and implement technical solutions that support Internet development and facilitate human and economic development in the Asia Pacific region, with a focus on Inclusion, Infrastructure […]

2024 International Strategy Forum Application

About the program The International Strategy Forum (ISF) is an initiative of Schmidt Futures that bets early on the next generation of problem solvers with extraordinary potential in geopolitics, innovation, and public leadership. Fellowship Experience The benefits of becoming an ISF Fellow take many forms. The program is personalized and tailored to Fellows’ needs as […]

2X Global Investor Meet-Up: Singapore

Gender and Climate Finance in Asia: From Theory to Practice 2X Global is excited to invite you to the first 2X Global Investor Meet-Up in Singapore! Space is limited – to secure your spot, please RSVP here by this Wednesday, November 8. Join us for an exciting opportunity to connect with existing and aspiring 2X […]