Resource Library

Curated resources on Asia’s social sectors. An ever-expanding repository of resources that can be filtered by theme or geography—or browsed at leisure.
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15 July 2020

Webinar: Doing Good Index 2020

Profiling Asia's Social Sector: The Path Forward
The Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) introduces its second edition of the Doing Good Index (DGI).
21 April 2020

Muhammad Yunus & Ruth Shapiro: Doing Good in an Uncertain World

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus discusses the transformative power of social businesses in helping people escape poverty and fix, what he believes is a 'broken economic system'. This discussion was moderated by CAPS’ Founder and Chief Executive, Ruth Shapiro.
27 August 2021

Building High-Impact CSR Programs in India

The Bridgespan Group
In 2013, India became the first country in the world to mandate corporate social responsibility investments.
Tags: CSR, India, English
27 August 2021

How Covid-19 is shifting the Global North-South Philanthropic Power Dynamic

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)
This article argues that the locus of knowledge and power has shifted to grantees during Covid-19, who is most cognizant of the pressing needs of their communities.
29 March 2021

Global Philanthropy Report: Perspectives on the global foundation sector

John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
This report seeks to create a knowledge base for institutional philanthropy.
3 December 2021

How Young Entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific Responded to Covid-19

Youth Co:Lab
One year on from the start of the pandemic, this report looks at the impact that COVID-19 has had on youth-led enterprises in the Asia-Pacific.
3 December 2021

New Nature Economy: Asia’s next wave

Temasek, World Economic Forum & AlphaBeta
This report highlights the significant economic impact of biodiversity and nature loss on the region and makes the case for investing in nature-positive developments that could boost GDP, promote job growth and counteract the risks of biodiversity loss.
30 June 2021

Civil Society Support to Covid-19 Affected Families: Outreach and Resourcing in the Second Wave

Participatory Research in Asia
This report looks at the contribution of Indian civil society organizations (CSOs) during the pandemic period and the challenges they faced in the process.
25 June 2021

Philanthropy for Sustainable Development in China

UNDP & China Foundation Center
This report examines how philanthropy in China is contributing to meet the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 Agenda.
3 August 2021

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Snapshot: Climate & Environmental Entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia

ANDE, Australian Aid & Stockholm Environment Institute
This report examines the support ecosystem for climate and environmental entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia and identifies challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurship to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy in the region.