International collaboration, shared learning, and – maybe most importantly – doing deals. How to assess if time away and the travel is worth it? This week's view is not from our usual Pioneers Post newsroom, but Kuala Lumpur.
The journey from farm to fork can be highly polluting, with food processing firms a major source of emissions. How do you get companies to take action? In Indonesia, one B Corp has found a solution – one that also offers renewable power to rural homes.
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.
In just a few years, the City of Taoyuan has created a social business ecosystem, mustering support from hundreds of citizens, students, entrepreneurs and public officials, including the City Mayor and a Nobel Laureate.
Asia has huge scope for innovation and scale – not to mention wealth – but is often ignored on the global stage, says AVPN’s Naina Subberwal Batra, who urges social investors to grasp the “amazing opportunity” for action.
There is growing wealth in Asia which could tackle head-on the world’s deepest problems. As the G20 comes to Indonesia then India, Asian leaders are seizing the moment to highlight their ideas for how to boost investments for positive change.