ACSEP
20 November 2018

Creating knowledge for social entrepreneurs

China-based Leping Social Entrepreneur Foundation and US-based Enlight Foundation recently donated US$150,000 to support research at NUS Business School’s Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship &…
ACSEP   30 October 2018
A guide for organisations to measure their social impact
The ACSEP Training Programme: Social Impact Measurement is a series of workshops for practitioners who are interested to learn new methods of measuring their social impact. The first session was held on 25 September at the NUSS Kent Ridge Guild House, where ACSEP Research Fellow Dr Frank Hubers demonstrated the…
ACSEP   19 October 2018
Crossing the Chasm Challenge 2017
Conceived in 2016, the Crossing the Chasm Challenge (CCC) aims to provide student-driven consulting solutions to enable pioneering social enterprises in Singapore and across the ASEAN region. Singapore-based enterprises seek to empower and accord dignity to marginalised communities while impactful social enterprises from ASEAN seek to alleviate poverty in their…
ACSEP   25 September 2018
Executive Programme by Prof Paul Brest: Measuring & improving the impact of social enterprises
ACSEP was privileged to have Prof Paul Brest from Stanford Law School and former president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation conduct an executive programme from 25 – 27 August 2015. The event kicked off with an introductory lecture on strategic philanthropy and its discontents. The workshop then proceeded…
ACSEP   11 July 2018
ARNOVA-Asia Conference 2018: New Opportunities in Asia
Hong Kong University hosted the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organisations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)-Asia Conference 2018 from 27 – 28 July. Themed Evolving Government-Third Sector Relations in Asia, the conference aimed to address the changing roles of the third sector in public affairs, and the implications for nonprofit management,…
ACSEP   10 June 2017
International Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship 2017
2017 marked the third International Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship (ISSE) since the inaugural event in 2015 organised by Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy at NUS Business School. On 21 April, ISSE 2017 provided a platform for academic researchers, social entrepreneurs and various stakeholders to share their knowledge and…
ACSEP   01 November 2016
Do people really know what a Social Enterprise is? Public Perception Survey 2016
In 2016, the Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE) commissioned ACSEP at NUS Business School to conduct a Public Perception Study on awareness and understanding of social enterprises, purchasing behaviour, and the motivations for buying from social enterprises. A total of 2,000 questionnaires were distributed and 1,888 people returned valid…
ACSEP   04 October 2016
Crossing the Chasm Final 2016
The Crossing the Chasm Final 2016, held on 16 September, was the culmination of hard work on the part of the participants and organisers. The final saw five finalists, namely Team iChange, Team Social Innovators, Team The Glass Half Full, Team BMY, and Team Krakakoa, present their marketing plans for…
ACSEP   29 June 2016
Singapore’s Early Women Philanthropists (1900-1945) Research Seminar
Consultant Ms Yu-Lin Ooi conducted an enlightening talk on the nature of philanthropy acted out by Asian women in early Singapore during a 2016 research seminar. Four key questions were discussed: Who were Singapore’s early women philanthropists? What contributions did they make? How were their contributions expressed? Were there any…
ACSEP   01 December 2015
Social Impact Assessment Workshop conducted for the Thai Social Enterprise Office
Measuring social impact is often a difficult task that attracts much debate because there is no one-size-fits-all solution that could be applied across all social enterprises. Despite the difficulty, social impact assessment is not only necessary, but critical. Recognising the importance of social impact assessment (SIA), ACSEP was invited by…
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