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AVPN Constellations Profile: The Future Right Skills Network

Alliance magazine 11 June 2020

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 …

AVPN Constellations profile: Better Investment for Stunting Alleviation

Alliance magazine 10 June 2020

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 …

AVPN Constellations profile: AI in Public Health

Alliance magazine 9 June 2020

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 …

AVPN Constellations profile: Quality Education India Development Impact Bond

Alliance magazine 8 June 2020

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 …

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

Alliance magazine 6 June 2020

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s AVPN Annual Conference which is bringing in together expert practitioners to assess the fast-changing social investment landscape and move crucial capital towards …

Valuing Asian social enterprise

Mehvesh Mumtaz Ahmed and Ruth Shapiro 2 June 2020 For Subscribers

As the coronavirus ravages businesses and communities, people are isolated, thrown out of work, cut off from medical care, and in need of services often provided by social enterprises. But new research shows that social …

Multi-stakeholder partnerships for greater and lasting Impact

Abhishek Reddy 31 May 2020

In India, a mother dies for every 20 minutes due to pregnancy or childbirth related cause, as per the latest available data. We also do badly in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), Neonatal Mortality Rate (NMR), …

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

Alliance magazine 26 May 2020

The 8th annual AVPN Conference will focus on the impact that networks can bring to scale solutions and advance global agendas. The virtual conference will explore themes such as gender, climate action, nutrition, and health …

Women’s Livelihood Bond Series wins growth initiative in Asia

Alliance magazine 25 May 2020

The Women’s Livelihood Bond Series, an initiative of Impact Investment Exchange, has won the opportunity to scale an innovative finance solution for gender-equal COVID-resilience and green growth across Asia through P4G, or Partnering for Green …

A call for ‘timely’ capital

Farahnaz Karim and Audrey Selian 23 May 2020

The reality of fund-raising for those seeking ‘patient capital’ has proven more elusive than the current optimistic narrative about impact investing would suggest, and it begs the question: can capital really be patient? The unstated …