Hong Kong

AVPN Investment Showcase: RunOurCity & iHealth

The AVPN Investment Showcase at the upcoming AVPN conference features successful organizations that are supported by members. Members can sponsor organizations to be featured in a “pitch” session during the conference. This year, sponsored organizations include RunOurCity and iHealth.

Philanthropy for Better Cities, Hong Kong, Sept 22-23, 2016

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust is convening a philanthropy forum in Hong Kong during September 22-23, 2016. “Philanthropy for Better Cities” attempts “to build a community of like-minded stakeholders to share ideas on how philanthropy can help towards building better cities.”

AVPN: How Has Social Investing Impacted Asia?

The 2016 Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) conference, How Has Social Investing Impacted Asia? will be in Hong Kong. Asian Philanthropy Forum will be covering the event. May 23-25, 2016.

Largest Donors to Harvard No Longer Chinese

Last fall, the Morningside Foundation, which is supported by Gerald Chan and his brother Ronnie Chan, made a $350 million gift to Harvard University. It was the largest single donation in Harvard’s history at the time. But not anymore.

Give to Grow

In this blog piece, Give to Grow, Scott Lawson, CEO of SOWAsia provides us a preview of his thoughts about Hong Kong’s cross collaboration sector as part of AVPN’s annual conference.

A Guide to Social Enterprises in Asia

Social enterprises are a growing phenomenon in Asia. This guide will help you understand what they are, how they function, and how they contribute to social and environmental change in Asia.

How to Build Momentum for Impact Investing

What’s keeping impact investing from being embraced by institutional investors? Is it investor perception, a lack of investment opportunities, or a lack of funding? In the last part of our interview with Asia Community Ventures co-founder Ming Wong, we take a look at what’s holding impact investing back and how to get beyond those barriers.