CDB Reports

Features

Original feature articles on the leading people and organizations in China’s NGO sector.

China’s migrant workers: Li Tao and the Facilitators (Part l)

The number of rural migrant workers in China reached 280 million in 2020, according to Reuters, representing almost 20 percent of the total Chinese population. During the pandemic, they were possibly the hardest-hit group – due to both external factors,…

Shopping festivals and the environment: is China on the right track?

Created by JD.com in 2003, the “6.18” Shopping Festival has since become a Chinese national phenomenon. While newer e-commerce platforms such as Kuaishou and Douyin are growing in popularity[1], Alibaba’s Tmall and JD.com remain the top two players. The festival…

Government, NGOs work to ease China’s water problems

On April 13, Japan announced its decision to release treated wastewater from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the ocean, following the tsunami which caused the meltdown of three nuclear reactors in March 2011. Since then, over 1.25 million…