• Overview and examples of the wide range of funders for social ventures, ranging from individual venture philanthropists, to foundations, to impact investors, to international development organizations; their visions and strategies, and how they allocate funding.
  • Case study: Sanishop – Making home toilets desirable in Cambodia


Guest speaker:

Elsa Hung, Assistant Director, the Hong Kong SAR Government’s Efficiency Unit


Mandatory reading:

Case study: Sanishop – Making home toilets desirable in Cambodia


Recommended reading:

Hystra (2014) Designing the Next Generation of Sanitation Businesses

Saltuk, Y., Bouri, A. and Leung, G. (2011) Insights into the Impact Investment Market Social Finance Research J. P. Morgan

Kayser, O. & Budinich, V. (2015) Scaling up: Business solutions to social problems. A practical guide for social and corporate entrepreneurs. Chapters 14-17

O’Donohoe, N., Leijonhufvud, C. And Saltuk, Y. (2010) Impact Investments: An Emerging Asset Class J.P. Morgan

Chow C. (2014) The Social and Sustainable Finance Landscape in Hong Kong: An Empirical Study on Factors that Affect the Choice of Financing Strategy The Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance Routledge: London



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