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Chinese researchers discover how ozone pollution forms

It’s been more than 12 months since China launched a two-year scientific and technological research project on the prevention and control of PM2.5 and O3 pollution in May 2021, and now the mechanism that causes the formation of ozone pollution…

NGOs discuss role in tackling climate change

While memories of last year’s floods are still fresh in people’s memories, various parts of China have experienced droughts and wildfires this summer. The extreme weather has put limits on supplies of water and electricity, with temperatures frequently passing 40…

What’s behind the boom in charitable trusts? (Part II)

In Part I of the article, He Bin from the China Philanthropist Magazine talked about how charitable trusts gradually became popular in China. Part II explores the topic further and looks at the relationship between charitable trusts and foundations. “In…

Initiative launched to create greener future for e-commerce

To better support e-commerce businesses as they try to make their operations more ecofriendly, the “Green E-Commerce” initiative was launched in Hangzhou on Aug 18. The plan is the work of organizations including Hangzhou E-Commerce Association, the Alxa SEE Ecological…

What’s behind the boom in charitable trusts? (Part I)

Foundations and charitable trusts have become two sustainable vehicles for high-net-worth individuals to achieve their charitable goals, and have developed rapidly, according to a recent report in China Philanthropist Magazine. However, a series of controversies remain: is it necessary to…

Ministry of Civil Affairs releases legislative work plan

According to the annual legislative work plans of the National People’s Congress and of the State Council, the General Office of the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) released the 2022 Legislative Work Plan of the Ministry of Civil Affairs on…

WeChat mini app launched to support victims of domestic violence

Yuanzhong Family and Community Development Service Center, a Beijing based NGO looking to provide legal services and address the diverse needs of victims of gender-based violence, recently launched China’s first domestic violence assistance WeChat applet (WeChat Mini Program). Funded by…

Li Xuhong: taxation should promote sustainable development

Climate change has posed enormous challenges to the global economy in recent years. Many countries have developed economic policies, including carbon taxes and carbon tariffs, to encourage more market players to support sustainable development. Twenty countries have now started to…

Government welcomes further development of NGOs

The Ministry of Civil Affairs recently published an article reviewing the innovative development of Chinese NGOs during the past decade, and welcomed their further development. The article states that NGOs have played an important role in consolidating the party’s ruling…

Police place renewed emphasis on tackling sexual assault

China’s public security organs have been acting swiftly in response to the recent national Special Actions on Combating Sexual Assault Crimes. According to Xinhua News, a total of 28,600 sexual assault cases (including historic cases) have been solved, and 32,200…

Tian Miaomiao: restart the China Certified Emission Reduction scheme

The China Certified Emission Reduction (CCER) scheme refers to the greenhouse gas emission reduction effect of renewable energy, forestry carbon sinks, methane utilization and other projects in China, which can be quantitatively verified and registered. CCER trading started in June…

20 billion yuan donated to improve eye health

According to a white paper on China’s eye health, the country is home to the largest number of blind and visually impaired people in the world, with over 600 million people suffering from myopia, and 208 million cataract patients. However…

Chongqing releases charity regulations: what’s new?

The Chongqing Civil Affairs Bureau recently released new charity regulations outlining detailed provisions on how charitable organizations should carry out activities, as well as how other organizations and businesses can participate. The “Chongqing Charity Regulations” were approved by the 35th…

NGOs encouraged to help protect cultural relics

The State Administration of Cultural Heritage recently issued the “Opinions on Encouraging and Supporting Social Forces to Participate in the Protection and Utilization of Cultural Heritage Buildings”, which is the first policy document to specifically refer to the participation of…

New program helps migrant women adjust to city life

In the context of rapid urban and rural migration, and based on concern for the people migrating — especially women, the China Population Welfare Foundation and China Merchants Foundation (CMF) recently released the “Women Far from Hometown” support program. The…

Experts call for more inclusive overseas infrastructure projects

Odyssey of the Dragon (OD), DI Insider and other NGOs held a workshop on promoting the inclusive development of China’s overseas infrastructure projects on July 29. The workshop focused on the sustainable development of China’s overseas infrastructure projects, with attendees…

Ministry of Civil Affairs calls for NGOs to create more jobs

The number of college graduates in 2022 will reach a record high of 10.76 million — an increase of 1.67 million from last year, according to data from the Ministry of Education. In addition to government departments and businesses, this…