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Philanthropy’s superpower!

16 June 2020
Catherine Brown

The session on Funding Systems Change in Asia was a powerful call to action for philanthropy to provide more risk capital to test and develop solutions to tough social and environmental challenges, with real potential to lead to systems change. The ability of private capital to take risks was described as its superpower. This extends to capital held in foundations of all types. The session canvassed models that are relevant to philanthropy around the world, …

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AVPN creates new Gender Platform for members

16 June 2020
Alliance magazine

The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) has announced during its 8th annual conference that they have released their Gender Platform. This will allow for social investors to learn how to include a gender lens in the work that they do, and connect with fellow members across sectors. It will take a century to close the gender gap. We don't wait 100 years. AVPN's Gender Platform is our commitment to ensure we close the gap in …

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AVPN Constellations profile: INSPIRASI

12 June 2020
Alliance magazine

AVPN Constellations highlights the ways in which AVPN members are ‘addressing the complex problems of our times with stellar interconnected solutions, leveraging the power of networks for greater impact’. In addition to our coverage of the AVPN Virtual Conference 2020, Alliance magazine is taking a look at each of the five winners in turn. Today: Inisiatif Kepemimpinan Pendidikan untuk Raih Prestasi (INSPIRASI) AVPN Members: Tanoto Foundation, Djarum Foundation, Triputra Agro Persada and Central Square Foundation Estimated total financial contribution: …

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AVPN Constellations Profile: The Future Right Skills Network

11 June 2020
Alliance magazine

AVPN Constellations highlights the ways in which AVPN members are ‘addressing the complex problems of our times with stellar interconnected solutions, leveraging the power of networks for greater impact’. In addition to our coverage of the AVPN Virtual Conference 2020, Alliance magazine is taking a look at each of the five winners in turn. Today: Future Right Skills Network AVPN Members: Accenture Solutions Private Ltd, Cisco Systems India Private Ltd, Quest Alliance Estimated total financial contribution: $2.5 million USD …

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AVPN Constellations profile: Better Investment for Stunting Alleviation

10 June 2020
Alliance magazine

AVPN Constellations highlights the ways in which AVPN members are ‘addressing the complex problems of our times with stellar interconnected solutions, …

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AVPN Constellations profile: AI in Public Health

9 June 2020
Alliance magazine

AVPN Constellations highlights the ways in which AVPN members are ‘addressing the complex problems of our times with stellar interconnected solutions, …

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AVPN Constellations profile: Quality Education India Development Impact Bond

8 June 2020
Alliance magazine

AVPN Constellations highlights the ways in which AVPN members are ‘addressing the complex problems of our times with stellar interconnected …

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Are you attending AVPN Virtual Conference 2020? Join our team of bloggers!

6 June 2020
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s AVPN Annual Conference which is bringing in …

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Which session at the AVPN 2020 annual conference would you most like to hear about?

26 May 2020
Alliance magazine

The 8th annual AVPN Conference will focus on the impact that networks can bring to scale solutions and advance global …

Practical advice

Six business principles applicable to philanthropy

20 October 2019
Leena Dandekar

For most new philanthropists, making the transition from the corporate world to philanthropy can be intimidating. At first, it seems …

Interview

Conference corner: Kevin Teo, AVPN

9 July 2019
Alliance magazine

At the 2019 AVPN Annual Conference, we spoke to Kevin TEO Chief Operating Officer AVPN, to capture his reflections. Now in …

Conference reports

Brave new world

28 June 2019
Liz Gillies

One of the more contestable issues at the conference is the influence of the for-profit sector on the impact agenda. …

Opinion

Catalysing engagement on climate action

23 June 2019
Christina Ameln

‘Our house is on fire!’ Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage activist, regularly reminds the world that she is still a …