Author Archive:

Patsian Low

Sarah Hussain and Patsian Low 15 November 2018

Uncovering the impact potential of Islamic finance in Asia

As the mainstream capital markets and sustainable development movement converge, the silos that represent types of funding are breaking down to meet the demand of mobilising capital for greater impact. In this context, Islamic finance …

Patsian Low 13 September 2018

Taking leadership in Asia: Engaging with policy sector for impact

Recently, there have been vocal challenges that question whether the impact capital movement has affected systemic changes. Critics have pointed out that majority of impact capital are busy with fragmented and independent programmes, leaving systemic …

Patsian Low 21 May 2014

AVPN 2014: Human Capital Intermediaries: The Sustainability Frustration

As venture philanthropy evolves, where and how resources can be deployed for the greatest social impact becomes an increasingly complex challenge. It is inevitable that intermediaries will grow alongside this evolution – to serve those …