Transformational Business Network Asia (TBN Asia) is a not-for-profit organisation that focuses on using businesses with social impact to alleviate poverty in Southeast Asia.
As an affiliate of Transformational Business Network UK (http://www.tbnetwork.org), it is registered as a company limited by guarantee in 2014.
We organise cafe sessions to showcase ready projects and businesses that are financially sustainable and have clear social impact on the poor and disadvantaged. During these cafe sessions, we introduce interested parties, project or business owners in need of an impact investment and individuals or organisations who could contribute Time, Talent and Treasure. We also showcase businesses that TBN Asia network of funders have invested in.
Luncheons are lunch session hosted by corporations to allow their Board Members and Senior Management to understand more about impact investment and to explore possible partnerships/collaborations.
Singapore Institute of Directors hosted a TBN Asia Luncheon on 10 Oct 2014. The session showcased Tim Tan’s project on low cost housing. Among the 12 participants were architects and construction industry personnel keen on supporting the housing project.
TBN Asia conducts various Exploration Trips locally and to neighbouring countries:
- for vicarious experience of poverty in the communities in Southeast Asia
- for private and corporate impact investors to conduct site recce for impact investment
- for professionals to make a difference with their skills and experience