The Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) is a uniquely Asian, independent action-oriented research and advisory organization committed to maximizing private resources for doing good.

Our Research

28 June 2021

Public-Private Partnerships for Social Good

Rethinking PPPs
This study spotlights a growing trend in Asia of governments and the private sector coming together to address social needs—88% of Asian business leaders believe will gain even more speed. Find out why these public-private partnerships are taking root, who is involved and what makes them successful.
20 April 2021


Asia's social sector takes on Covid-19
CAPS’ newly launched DECODED series unpacks, explains and crystallizes issues critical for social investment in Asia.

This inaugural edition decodes how Asia's social sectors rose to the challenge when Covid-19 struck—and what comes next as the pandemic rages on.
17 June 2020

Doing Good Index 2020

Profiling Asia's Social Sectors: The Path Forward
A groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind study showcasing factors that drive or hinder private capital flowing towards needs in 18 Asian economies. Discover and explore the Doing Good Index on our interactive site.

Doing Good Asia Knowledge Portal

12 January 2022

CAPS Spotlight: Who’s Doing Good

1 January - 12 January 2022
What you need to know about private social investment in Asia. This bi-weekly brief brings you curated news from around Asia on philanthropy, CSR, impact investing, and social sector developments.
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.