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.
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
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
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.