AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Malaysia - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond
An upper-middle-income country driven by religious values, Malaysia is fast becoming a hub for responsible investment. Its drive for innovation continues to underpin its emerging social investment market.
Malaysia has a nascent social entrepreneurship scene with about 100 social enterprises. Strong government support is spurring innovative approaches to building the social economy including the Social Outcome Fund and socially responsible sukuk. Download the report to access Malaysia’s social investment landscape.Download this report Explore the Interactive Toolkit
The objective of this study is to analyse various forms and definitions under which social enterprises operate in developed and developing countries, and the implications for public policies.View This APF Resource
Endeavor Catalyst, an innovative funding programme initiated by the international nonprofit organisation Endeavor Global, is looking to increase its focus on Asia with the launch of its Malaysia office next month. The firm has had an office in Indonesia for the last two years. Cindy Ko, Vice President of international expansion at Endeavor, says Endeavor […]Read This Post
Venture philanthropy and impact investing meet in Bangkok next month People with more than a passing interest in venture philanthropy and impact investing will meet in Bangkok next week for the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network’s 2017 Conference, June 7-9. ImpactAlpha is a media sponsor of the event. We caught up briefly with Naina Batra, CEO of […]Read More
Tuesday 10th November 2015 Ground breaking survey to focus on rapid rise of Alternative Finance across Asia Pacific A number of the world’s leading universities have joined forces to survey the size and potential economic impact of the rapidly expanding alternative finance sector in the Asia Pacific Region. The 2015 Asia-Pacific Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey […]Read More
AVPN Chairman Doug Miller and Executive Vice Chair Andrew Muirhead share with BFM Malaysia in April 2015 on their own journeys of Venture Philanthropy, the differences between impact investing and venture philanthropy, and the challenges and opportunities of the Asian market going forward. View the podcast here.Read More