As geopolitical tensions heighten, social divides deepen and the climate crisis grows, our series with AVPN explores how impact leaders across Asia's booming economies can mobilise the region's capital to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals.
Philanthropy alone cannot solve pervasive issues like poverty and inequity, believes Abha Thorat-Shah. She is leading the British Asian Trust’s work to deploy social finance mechanisms to boost education, employment and entrepreneurship.
Maya Juwita has spent her career empowering women in the workplace in Indonesia. Using her experience and vast network, she’s now supporting businesses to be more inclusive and apply a gender lens to their policies and practices.
Tamara Abed has been supporting social entrepreneurs through BRAC, one of the world's largest NGOs, for 20 years. As the future of development finance is changing, she tells us why leaders must start prioritising what really benefits humanity.
Amid warnings that progress towards gender equality risks backsliding, and as the G20 leaders meet in Bali, Asia's social investors are taking urgent action to push forward women’s economic empowerment.
One of the Asian Development Bank’s key partnership builders explains why development finance needs the support of international and regional philanthropy organisations to tackle the world’s biggest challenges.
Inclusion and equality are key to G20 priorities of health, digital transformation and sustainable energy – with a vital role for blended finance, say speakers at G20 Impact Day, ahead of AVPN conference in Bali this week.