Harnessing the Power of Networks to Build a Better World
8th June 2020 8:00am Singapore Time
- AVPN Chairperson and CEO opened the Conference with a rousing call to action for social investors reminding us of the need to define a “new normal” in the post-Covid-19 era. She stressed the importance of turning away from profit-maximisation, and rather, to leverage on collaborations and networks that maximise social impact.
- Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder and CEO of Acumen, highlighted the need for a ‘Moral Revolution,’ a topic on which she’s based her new book. She points to pandemic as a catalyst for redefining success beyond wealth, fame and self-gratification and rather focusing on humanity and dignity for all.
- Jacqueline Loh of MAS shared Singapore’s plans to take a leadership role in advancing sustainable finance and impact capital as a key part of an inclusive recovery. She highlights numerous examples of how the financial sector is stepping up to this challenge to “build back better”.