We focus on 16 economies throughout Asia and recognize that each has its unique set of strengths, challenges, and needs. In collaboration with our partners across Asia, we carry out both in-depth and comparative studies. All of our work is grounded in evidence-based research and meticulously collected data.

Featured Research

30 September 2017

Asia’s embrace of social enterprises: governments lean in

Philanthropy Impact Magazine, Autumn 2017
Asia is awash with enthusiasm for social entrepreneurship, and Asian governments are demonstrating their faith in it not only with ancillary services but with cold, hard cash.
10 September 2017

Hong Kong’s spirit of charitable giving is strengthened by its history, laws and belief in education.

South China Morning Post
Hong Kong outperforms larger markets in its donations, thanks to vivid memories of past poverty, belief in the life-changing power of education, and faith in the rule of law that many other Asian economies lack, writes Dr Ruth Shapiro in the South China Morning Post.