Founded in 2011, we are a research centre focused on rigorous and multi-disciplinary research on social entrepreneurship and philanthropy in the Asian region, to build capacity in the social sector. With the support and collaboration with our stakeholder, partners and friends, we hope to influence thinking and inspire social innovation that makes for a more vibrant, inclusive and equitable future for all.

2017 Apr
International Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship (ISSE) 2017
Venue: Mochtar Riady Building, NUS Business School

ISSE 2017 aimed to understand the next pressing issue faced by social enterprises – impact – assessment.
2015 Nov
Social Impact Assessment Workshop
Venue: Thai Social Enterprise Office, Bangkok

Understanding the importance of social impact assessment (SIA)
2015 Jul
Capacity-building for Social Enterprises: Social Impact Analysis & Strategy
Venue: Mochtar Riady Building, NUS Business School

ACSEP Visiting Fellow, Dr. Barbara Scheck, Assistant Professor for Social Investment at the University of Hamburg, gave a fruitful workshop discussing the tools available for social impact analysis and strategy formulation, and delineating how such social impact can be achieved is through the modelling of the so-called “theory of change”.