Inspiration and analysis for policymakers across the Asia-Pacific are provided in research published this month by GSG and UNESCAP. The aim is to boost the role of governments in catalysing impact investment in their countries.
Asia-Pacific leaders seek to learn from each other to develop their countries' social enterprise and impact investment activities at recent meeting of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
Today in Pakistan a new report highlights how social enterprise can advance women's rights. Dr Shamshad Akhtar of the United Nations says it provides a unique opportunity to dismantle some of the barriers women face.
From Seoul to Singapore and Delhi to Dhaka, governments across Asia are waking up to the role that social enterprise can play in delivering more sustainable and inclusive economic growth. Jonathan Wong, Alex Hannant and Tristan Ace discuss.