Volunteers in Pasay City in the Philippines repack relief goods for families affected by a typhoon, at a government storage facility. While the social ecosystem surrounding philanthropy in Asia is robust, governments could do more to encourage systematic giving. Photo: EPA

Philanthropy in Asia needs a push from good government policies

Ruth A. Shapiro says that governments in the region must send strong signals that they value philanthropy through tax incentives and other policies. This could encourage a more systematic approach to giving and spark innovation in the social sector

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Volunteers in Pasay City in the Philippines repack relief goods for families affected by a typhoon, at a government storage facility. While the social ecosystem surrounding philanthropy in Asia is robust, governments could do more to encourage systematic giving. Photo: EPA
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