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AVPN creates new Gender Platform for members

Alliance magazine 16 June 2020

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 …

Reflecting on strides in the impact investment industry

Athena Lam 15 June 2020

Between June 8–12, 2020, the AVPN hosted its annual conference virtually, allowing for an unprecedented number of participants to participate and access archived videos. This piece is a reflection on the evolution of the AVPN …

Address digital infrastructure gap to close COVID-19 induced learning gap

Zelig Dhi Lee 15 June 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted students’ learning as a result of school closures; as highlighted by several education advocates who spoke at various panels during the recent AVPN 2020 Virtual conference. The worst-affected student is more likely …

AVPN Constellations profile: INSPIRASI

Alliance magazine 12 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: 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 …