Building the ecosystem

AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Singapore - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond.
Singapore has a very robust and vibrant social investment ecosystem. Singapore is the gateway to the rest of Asia with several international relationships flowing through the Southeast Asia Hub. Singapore is well positioned to lead social investment in the region.


Support deals in Singapore

Support and scale high-impact solutions that have been endorsed by AVPN members throughout Singapore.

Orbis International trains, mentors, and inspires eye care professionals around the world. We are currently partnering with governments and hospitals in Vietnam to provide eye care to the most needy.

Education, Health

Mapsea Corp.’s job matching platform SEASON is a specialised marine recruitment platform, utilising technology to link marine jobs to the right talent. The returns generated will be directed towards building a marine forest.


At Gogreen Protec, we developed Protostatic Field Technology (PSF) to dis-bond almost all greenhouse gases, air pollutants and volatile organic compounds.

Climate Action and Environment, Health

Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE)

By Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE)

AWARE is Singapore’s leading gender equality group. Our mission is to remove all gender-based barriers and we do this in three ways: research and advocacy, education and training and support services.


LUUNA serves women and girls across Greater China by providing education and products that support healthier and more environmentally-conscious attitudes towards menstrual and hormonal health.

Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Our solution enables medical professionals to monitor patients’ heart rhythms on a remote basis based on our wireless wearable devices and to diagnose arrhythmia more accurately with our AI analytics.

Ageing, Health

Singrow has proprietary capabilities in precision agritech, and a pilot strawberry farm is nearing completion in Singapore. Their work champions resilience in food supply, and better environmental outcomes through lowering overall carbon footprints in food production.

Climate Action and Environment, Employability

SensorFlow provides a smart wireless IoT solution that monitors, analyses and automates hotel room environments through a variety of sensors.

Climate Action and Environment, Energy


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Case Studies

Check out the latest portfolio management and achievements from different organisations.

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

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

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



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Education, Employability

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Climate Action and Environment, Gender

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Responsible Investing: Impact Investments Gaining Traction

Naina Subberwal Batra: Philanthropists, let your grantees be brave


Gender Inequality is a Complex Behavioral Issue Complicated by Other Forms of Discrimination: Naina Batra

Affordable Housing, Ageing, Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Governance, Health, Land conservation, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

First Impact Investing Fellowship for Asset Owners and Managers in Asia and Africa


MEMBERS IN community

Building strategic social investment

Singapore’s excellent social investment ecosystem coupled with a stable and strong government lays a solid foundation for sustainable finance.


Connect with members

Alison Eskesen

Vice President, Asia Pacific, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

Yibin Chu

Regional Head of Corporate Citizenship, Asia Pacific, Citi

Cheryl Chen

Director, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, Asia Pacific, S&P Global

John Friedman

Director, AgFunder Asia Pte Ltd

Cherine Fok

Director, KPMG

Caroline Liew

Director, Wealth Management, Schroders

Market focus

Building strategic social investment

Singapore’s social economy is transitioning to the growth stage, driven by collaborative philanthropy and creative approaches to social funding such as pooled CSR funds.


Let's create impact together

Connect with us now to know more about Singapore’s social investment landscape

Dorothy Ching

Singapore & Malaysia Director