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Impact Communities

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The Continuum of Capital

The Continuum of Capital examines trends in social investment and in particular, resources, investor behaviour and funding flows.

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Social Investment Landscape in Asia

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Capability Development Model

Improving efficiency and effectiveness in creating social impact.

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Impact Investing in Asia

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Impact Management Project

The Impact Management Project (IMP) is an unprecedented opportunity to reach consensus on how we measure and therefore manage impact.

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Inclusive Business

367 million people in ASEAN live on USD6 or less a day, constituting what is known as the base of the pyramid (BoP). Inclusive businesses seek to provide goods, services, and livelihoods on a commercially viable basis, either at scale or scalable, to people living at the BoP.

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Long-term partnership catalyses innovative financing solution for smallholder farmers

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RS Group: Investing in the future we want to create through Total Portfolio Management

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Lok Capital’s active portfolio management approach

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Green Monday movement – one mission, many ventures

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SOW Asia Foundation

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The Happiness Foundation

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Social Ventures Hong Kong

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RS Group

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Rianta Capital Zurich’s Artha Initiative

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Lombard Odier

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Nexus for Development

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Kopernik

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Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund

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Epic Foundation

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Mars Catalyst

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Axis Bank Foundation – Third party Midterm impact assessment

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Bridges Ventures: Impact as an investment lens

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Caspian Impact Investment Adviser – IA in Financial Services, Agribusiness & Food and Affordable Housing in India

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Swades Foundation: Executing irreversible change at scale

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Lok’s customized approach using external parties and internal observations

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Deshpande Foundation seeding local social innovation from entrepreneur to entrepreneur

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能力建设:香港社会创投基金(SVhk)通过双引擎和影响力评估推动社会企业的发展

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ETIC’s development of the social innovation ecosystem in Japan

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能力建设 — 星展银行基金会设计“三步走”项目以在亚洲发展社会企业

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Dasra – Building knowledge for funding and deal flow

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British Council China: building the ecosystem, social enterprises and entrepreneurs

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ChangeFusion – Mutually building the mutual fund

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Kamonohashi – Spiralling up through theory of change and portfolio management

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Impetus-The Private Equity Foundation: Phase-by-Phase Portfolio Management producing Dual Outcomes

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Toolbox India – Highly skilled volunteering for SPOs in India

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Social Ventures Hong Kong moving social enterprises up through the dual engine and impact assessment

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Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund – from grants to social innovation

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Impetus- The Private Equity Foundation – Building the Capacity for Impact

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How the intermediary Empact provides pro-bono services and skills-based volunteering (SBV)

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DBS Foundation’s design for a three-tier programme for developing social enterprises in Asia

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We see social investment as a continuum that encompasses everything from philanthropy and venture philanthropy to impact investing, CSR and sustainable investment. We call this the “Continuum of Capital”.

We see social investment as a continuum that encompasses everything from philanthropy and venture philanthropy to impact investing, CSR and sustainable investment. We call this the “Continuum of Capital”.

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