AVPN APF May Webinar: How City Governments Mobilise Private Capital for Greater Impact: Seoul and Kobe City


Across Asia, policy makers and governments in different markets are looking for more effective ways to collaborate across sectors and mobilise more capital and innovation to solve some of the most challenging and intractable social issues. “Crowding in” private sector capital is challenging, when there is much field building work to do on creating awareness, establishing a track record, and building a safe space for innovation and experimentation.  This is never more relevant than today, where the Pay-For-Success funding model has captured the imaginations of many city and national governments and private sector funders in Asia.

Heard from AVPN members Pan-Impact Koreas Mr. Kang Hyun-il, and The Nippon Foundation‘s Mr. Shigeru Fujita, who were important organisations in the launch of two early Social Impact Bonds in Asia.

This AVPN webinar invited Pan-Impact Korea and Nippon Foundation to:

  • Share how the SIBs came to be;
  • Explore how the respective city governments work to mobilise cross-sector capital;
  • Introduce AVPN Asia Policy Forum’s upcoming Case Study Report: Pay-For-Success Models in Asia Pacific: The Early Movers.  


A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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