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.
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.
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.
As the G20 summit comes to Asia, it's time for the region's social innovators, investors and policymakers to take their place on the global stage with their solutions to the world’s most urgent problems, says AVPN in the first of our new series.
Support to social investment in the UK began in earnest just over 20 years ago. As efforts to expand the market continue unabated, what can we learn from two decades of experience – and what questions should we be asking now?
Nick Hurd, Ronald Cohen and Elizabeth Corley are joined by Douglas L Peterson of S&P Global in new Impact Taskforce which aims to emulate “rocket booster” effect of UK’s last G7 presidency on impact investment worldwide.