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WWF, Bank of Beijing agree to protect biodiversity

During the annual meeting of the International Institute of Green Finance (IIGF) held last Saturday, WWF Beijing Representative Office and the Bank of Beijing signed a memorandum of cooperation on the Pilot Project of Green Finance in the Commodity Supply…

CFC set to launch annual foundation transparency index

The new China Foundation Transparency Index “FTI2022” has recently entered the stage of data observation and collection, according to the China Foundation Center (CFC) that updates the index every year. FTI2022 is scheduled to be released at the end of…

Revealed: the top 20 NGOs helping disabled people in Beijing

The Beijing Disabled Persons’ Federation (BDPF) recently published its “Top 20 Social Organizations” list, revealing the names of NGOs (known locally as social organizations) that have helped the disabled during the past decade. According to BDPF, the number of Beijing…

New policies promote ‘high-quality development’ of NGOs

By the end of 2021, there were 902,000 social organizations (local term for NGOs) in China, with 119.25 billion yuan ($16.59 billion) in donation income, according to the 2021 Statistical Bulletin on the Development of Civil Affairs. Social organizations have…

NGOs play growing role in China’s healthcare system

Over the past decade, more and more charitable organizations in China have become involved in medical assistance, according to a recent report by the Philanthropy Times. Under the guidance of laws and policies such as the regulations on the management…

NGOs in Beijing: a decade in review

The Social Organization Management Center (SOMC) of Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau (BCAB) held the opening ceremony of the 2nd Beijing Social Organization Promotion Event on Sept 28. (NGOs are known locally as “social organizations”). Releasing a series of official statistics,…

Project set to provide homecare services for elderly

Forty-two cities and districts have been selected by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) and the Ministry of Finance (MOF) to be implementation areas for the 2022 Home-Based Basic Elderly Care Service Improvement Project (the project). Supported by the central…

NGOs contribute to government research projects

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued an announcement in June calling for research institutes to join the 2022 dual carbon goals research project. Following a two-month review, the results have been released. The NDRC received a total of…

Cement industry expected to join national carbon trading market

At a seminar on dual carbon goals and carbon asset management last week, Song Zhiping, chairman of the World Cement Association (WCA), delivered a speech and predicted that the cement industry would be included in the national carbon trading market…

Ministry of Civil Affairs holds law enforcement meeting

The Social Organization Administration of the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) held a symposium in Guiyang, Guizhou Province, on July 25, to summarize law enforcement activities of social organizations (NGOs) during the past few years, and to make instructions and…

NGO leaders attend political training

The Social Organization Service Center (SOSC) of the Ministry of Civil Affairs held the first training course for NGO leaders in Beijing from Aug 28 to 30, with the goal of improving attendees’ political awareness. Nearly 90 leaders from various…

China revises wildlife protection law to protect public

In response to public complaints about wild animals injuring and causing harm to people, China added new provisions to the second draft of its Wildlife Protection Law Amendment. The second draft of the amendment was submitted to the 36th session…