Impact Investing 101
Impact Investing has been rising in prominence in South East Asia, and given Acumen was one of the pioneers in the field, Singapore+Acumen brought the Acumen perspective to the Singapore community India Director Ajit Mahadevan, shared the key characteristics Acumen looks for when considering a social enterprise (SE) for investment. He also explored the successes, what […]
Human-Centered Design Workshop 2016
Singapore+Acumen conducted a Human-Centered Design (HCD) workshop in partnership with renowned design firm IDEO, the Lien Center of Social Innovation and the Migrant Workers’ Centre. The design challenge framed around how might migrant workers be better integrated into Singaporean society. The issue is top of mind for many in Singapore and there was huge demand […]
Singapore+Acumen partners with the Lien Centre for Social Innovation
We are thrilled to announce an ongoing partnership with the Lien Centre for Social Innovation in line with our shared vision of a vibrant community in Singapore of social thinkers and doers The Lien Centre for Social Innovation is a partnership between the Lien Foundation and Singapore Management University. Since 2006, they have been instrumental in […]
Thank You for Your Incredible Support!
It has been an exciting year at Acumen and we wouldn’t be where we are today without you. This year, hundreds of you have donated online, thousands of you have joined our community, and together we have impacted 115 million lives. This holiday season, we hope you will continue your generous support by making a donation to […]
100 Million Lives and We’re Just Getting Started
The holidays are officially here! During this time of reflection and gratitude we wanted to share some exciting news and thank you for everything you’ve done to support Acumen. Whether you’ve donated, attended an event, shared a video, or retweeted us – thank you! The holiday season reminds us that sometimes what the world needs most is something to believe in – a sense of hope and a promise of possibility for the future. And that’s what you, as a member of the Acumen community, have given us.