With GDP growth rates hovering around 6.9%-7%, the Philippines is one of the top performers in Asia. Strong civil society sector and the presence of many international social investors are catalysts for the country to achieve sustainable development.

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Outi Annala

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Landscape Report

Social Investment Landscape in Philippines

The Philippines has one of the most vibrant social investment markets in Southeast Asia with many social enterprises operating at scale. Local foundations and capacity builders play an active role in building the pipeline. Download the report to access the Philippines' social investment landscape.

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As part of ADB’s analytical and advisory partnership with the Philippines, this study informs the next phase of PPP reforms in the country supported through ADB’s technical assistance on strengthening PPPs in the Philippines (second phase) and the Expanding Private Participation in Infrastructure Program.

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The study provides an assessment of the current social enterprise landscape in the Philippines based on a sample of stakeholder interviews and online evidence, to identify the specific skills needed by social enterprises, the main barriers to social enterprise growth, and recommendations on how to grow the social enterprise space.

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