Impact Investments and the Importance of Philanthropic Forces for Good

Impact Investments and the Importance of Philanthropic Forces for Good

  • Admin Pijar
  • 23 July 2022
  • Our Thought
On this special episode of Breaking Barriers, Indira Zahra-Aridati (Policy Manager, Global Future X by Pijar Foundation) interviews AVPN executives Kevin Teo (Chief Operation Officer, AVPN), Tristan Ace (Chief Producer Officer, AVPN), and Dini Indrawati Septiani (Indonesia Director, AVPN).

With over 600 members, AVPN is Asia’s leading social investment network, working to increase the flow of capital towards social impact in the region and ensure that financial, human, as well as intellectual resources are effectively deployed. Some of AVPN’s partners include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, BMW Foundation, British Council, Chevron, Credit Suisse, Ford Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, and Mastercard. 

The guests talk about the topic of impact investments, how philanthropic forces can be used for good - such as to address the gendered impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as its future, not just in Indonesia but also in the broader Asian region.
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