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Impact Investments by Foundations in Singapore and Hong Kong (Jan 2018)

This report, published by Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy, is written by Pauline Tan (our consultant) and Lam Swee Sum. It reviews the current state of impact investments in Singapore and Hong Kong, particularly those that have engaged with foundations. It further looks at the trends and challenges of the impact investment sector before presenting a list of recommendations.

Social Value Toolkit (2017)

The Social Value Toolkit, published by raiSE, is a guide to help social enterprises to determine and measure their social value. Start measuring your social value by downloading this file that includes the indicator list, input sheet and dashboard. Our consultants, Pauline Tan and Huiyi Ng were part of the team that developed this.

The State of Social Enterprise in Singapore (2017)

The State of Social Enterprise in Singapore is published by raiSE. Our consultants, Pauline Tan and Huiyi Ng were part of the team working on this report. It analyses data from raiSE’s membership database as well as that from the most comprehensive survey on social enterprises undertaken in Singapore thus far to provide a detailed view of social enterprises as at 2017.

Effective Social Incubation (2016)

This report is published by Asian Venture Philanthropy Network. Our consultant, Pauline Tan is one of the authors. It provides insights from surveying 15 social incubators in Indonesia, Thailand, India, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore which existed for at least two years.

Philanthropy on the Road to Nationhood (2015)

This paper, published by Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy, is authored by Pauline Tan and Roshini Prakash. It attempts to address the gap in knowledge on the contributions by philanthropic players to national development in Singapore. Using grounded research, it explores the evolution of giving by individuals, the community and the private sector in Singapore from the end of World War II in 1945 to today.