Liza Green representing New Day at the Virtual Circles presentation at NUS in Singapore in 2014.

2017 – Dr Rob John publishes his ‘Circles of Influence’ paper on Asian Giving Circles, featuring New Day: Circles of Influence_ebook (1). New Day is also featured in his article for Social Space magazine (Lien Foundation Singapore): Rob John_Social Space 8.2016_17

2016 – In November 2016, Social Space, the magazine of the Lien Centre published a follow-up article by Dr Rob John on Collective Philanthropy.  New Day is profile as an example of an Asian Indigenous Giving Circle.  You can read the full piece here and highlights below:

2014 – On May 16, 2014, Dr Rob John published a working paper on innovations in Asia Philanthropy called ‘Virtuous Circles – New Expressions of Collective Philanthropy in Asia’. Dr John is a senior visiting fellow at the Asian Center for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy at the National University of Singapore. The study researched a number of Giving Circles across the region recognising that they are diverse in nature, important in educating individuals in giving and a growing phenomenon in Asia. New Day is profiled in the study as an indigenous example of collective giving. Chris and Liza Green as well as selected New Day members, representatives from Linklaters and from our charity partners collaborated on this research.  You can download the study here (the New Day profile is on pages 59 to 62): Virtuous Circles v1-2

At the launch of the study at NUS, Liza Green took part in a panel presentation along with panelists from other featured giving circles in Korea, Singapore and India.Screen Shot 2014-05-21 at 15.52.45


2012 – Liza Green, New Day co-founder, was invited to represent New Day at the 2012 Credit Suisse NUS Philanthropists Forum on November 16, 2012 at the National University of Singapore.

Liza was a panelist on the “Maximising Impact Through Collaborative Giving” panel moderated by Dr Rob John, Senior Visiting Fellow National University of Singapore Business School.  The two other panelists were Deval Sanghavi, Partner and Co-Founder of Dasra India and Ken Ito, Japan Advisor Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN).

The panel explored the model of giving/investing circles that are taking root in a number of Asian countries and how such circles enhance effective philanthropy.  You can look at the New Day presentation here: CS Philanthropy Forum – New Day

Liza Green giving the Charity Address at the Asian Investor Awards Dinner.


2010 – New Day was the beneficiary charity at the AsianInvestor awards held at the Conrad Ballroom in Hong Kong on the 19th of May 2010.  A raffle along with advertising sponsorships raised HKD118,000 for New Day projects on the night.  Thanks to Chris Green, Paula Marriott and Kylie Macintosh for their support and attendance that evening.  Thanks also to New Day members Alex Cheung, Raf Sanchez and Anna and Yogananth Andiappan for generously donating raffle prizes.

AsianInvestor New Day feature

New Day was featured in Alan Alanson’s column in the Sunday Post (South China Morning Post) on the 24th of January 2010.  You can have a look at the article here:

New Day article in SCMP

New Day was featured in the January 2010 edition of the Ladies’ Recreation Club magazine.  Have a look at the article here:

LRC Article

Check out the latest brochure from The Asia Foundation highlighting their key partnerships with corporations and foundations including New Day …

Partnership with TAF Brochure

Letter from TAF 1108

2008 – New Day founders Liza and Chris Green were profiled in the August 2008 edition of Hong Kong’s Playtimes Magazine.  You can read the article here: