Become part of the growing dialogue for collective social impact. Registration is now open for the Innovation for Inclusive Impact (IN_PACT) Asia 2019, an avenue for key actors from the development sector to discuss new ideas and emerging trends to achieve sustainable growth. The forum is convening on May 28 at the ADB headquarters in Manila and tickets are already on sale until May 17.

Now on its second year, IN_PACT Asia 2019 is organized by Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST), De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s Hub of Innovation for Inclusion (HiFi), and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

With the theme “Convening for Collective Impact,” IN_PACT Asia 2019 is an opportunity for more than 300 experts and social innovators across various sectors to find potential partners and resources to help launch their social innovations while creating social and sustainable impact. The forum also features the presence of over 30 global social innovation thought leaders and speakers, and more than 10 interactive learning streams to generate new strategies and ideas. This year, IN_PACT Asia is also initiating an awards program to recognize exceptional purpose-driven businesses, social enterprises, and startups across 10 categories on innovation and social impact.

Tickets are priced at Php 3000 each, but non-government organizations, civil society organizations, startups, and the academe can get it at a discounted rate of Php 1000 each, and students can get tickets for just Php 500 each. Tickets can be purchased online at Payments can be done through bank deposit or Paypal. For more information, contact the event secretariat at

ASSIST Managing Director Sreenivas Narayanan says, “In this world with sectors operating in silos, the principle of collective impact should be the innovation ecosystem’s top priority. IN_PACT Asia will convene key actors from the ecosystem to discuss challenges, share opportunities, and exchange ideas to lead healthy design of new solutions for social impact.”


About the organizers:

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is an international non-government organization focused on building the capacities and empowering its target groups to help them become resilient to social, economic and environmental challenges.


De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s Hub of Innovation for Inclusion (HiFi) is the Benilde’s innovation office that incubates ideas and projects that are people-focused, planet-sustaining, profit-generating, and purpose-driven.


Asian Development Bank (ADB) is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. It assists its members and partners by providing loans, technical assistance, grants, and equity investments to promote social and economic development.