Session 2: Malaysia

23-May-2016 Return to conference program

2:45pm to 4:15pm

Room Z205

Moderator

Jeffrey Saw
Co-Founder
SimplyGiving.com

Speakers

Eddie Razak
Executive Vice President
Agensi Inovasi Malaysia
Nurfarini Daing
CEO
myHarapan
Puan Sri Maimon Arif Patail
Director CSR
Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad
Session Description

Malaysia has seen a sharp increase in interest in the social enterprise and investing sector in the past year, which has led to the proliferation of many competitions, awards and buzz about fund set-up.Much of this was spurred on by government agencies, including the establishment of the social enterprise arm of MaGIC. Many different government bodies have started taking interest in venture philanthropy, impact investing and other innovative ways to approach social issues.

This session will discuss how the different stakeholders have played a part in building up the eco-system in Malaysia, looking through the lens of the government, corporate foundations, social enterprises and the role of multi-sector collaboration.

Key Takeaways for Audience:
  • Current state of social investing in Malaysia
  • What are the gaps, challenges and opportunities?
  • Who are the main players?

*** Session Report – Malaysia (Click to download)