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2022 Corporate Social Responsibility Highlights

The following are some of the year’s corporate social responsibility highlights as reported by China Philanthropy Times.   In March 2022, the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council established the Social Responsibility Bureau, whose primary responsibilities are…

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Volunteers take action to help Beijing residents

Volunteers in Beijing are taking action to offer much-needed help to local residents, bringing warmth to hundreds of households this winter.   The Lei Feng Volunteer Team in Dongcheng District currently has 51 volunteers, consisting of street community Party members, youth…

NGO helps stray animals survive cold winter

China Small Animal Protection Association (CSAPA), together with iDreamSky, a gaming company, launched a program titled “Dream Guardianship” in November, to help stray animals get safely through the cold winter months.   Based on the gaming platform, the guardianship program encourages…

AIDS prevention: the role of NGOs

Looking back at 2022, the Xi’an branch of Marie Stopes International China (MSIC), an INGO dedicated to promoting sexual and reproductive health and education in women and girls, has conducted regular HIV counselling and screening for high-risk groups, amidst the…

Are young Chinese indifferent to charity?

The recently published “Tencent Sustainable Social Value Report” found that donors in China tend to be aged 35 to 45, with a relatively small proportion of young people donating.   Often associated with promoting equality and human well-being, charity has become…

What role do NGOs play in waste management?

When thinking about garbage sorting, most people do not associate it with anyone else but themselves and their communities — and do not realize that garbage sorting goes beyond classification and disposal.   However, NGOs also play an indispensable role in…

How NGOs can help develop community organizations

Community organizations refer to non-profit organizations that operate in local communities with local residents making up their members and receiving their services. The organizations are voluntary, autonomous and operated on a non-profit basis. Whether community organizations can achieve these functions…

NGOs can help Chinese firms operating abroad: Yu Yin interview

The number of Chinese firms operating abroad has significantly increased over the past two decades, especially since the start of the “Going Global” policy and the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Over time, obstacles and resistance have arisen in some…

Zhejiang sets up funds to support development of charities

The Zhejiang Provincial Department of Finance recently established special guiding funds to reward and incentivize outstanding charitable organizations that have standardized management, regularly disclose information to the public, act as a driving force for philanthropic causes, and raise large amounts…

Young Chinese become driving force behind philanthropy

The past few years have witnessed the rapid development of online charities in China. Although the total number of such charities is still relatively small, their rapid development, public engagement, and mobilization capacity should not be underestimated.   Statistics show that…

Gong Puguang: charities, donors need to improve credibility

The China Philanthropist (CP) magazine recently interviewed Gong Puguang, vice-chairman of the Social Construction Committee of the National People’s Congress and president of the China Charity Federation. During the interview, Gong shared insights on the challenges and opportunities faced by…

COP15 event highlights importance of symbiosis

A side event at COP15 titled “The Wisdom of Symbiosis: The Tradition, Contribution and Future of Biodiversity Conservation by Local Communities” was successfully held at the China Pavilion on Nov 9 in Montreal, Canada.    The event was organized by the…

China Issue Guides: education and poverty alleviation

The Center for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) and China Development Research Foundation (CDRF) released the China Issue Guides on Dec 2 at the China Philanthropy Conference.    Social equity and common prosperity call for philanthropy   Fang Jin, secretary-general of CDRF,…

Volunteer organizations within communities: a case study

Volunteers are often considered the best partners for social workers in the Chinese context, especially community volunteers. As more and more importance is placed on community volunteer services, it is worth thinking about how to build community volunteering groups that…

Tackling violence against overseas Chinese women: impact report

Avoice is a program focusing on fighting against violence towards overseas Chinese women. On Nov 26, the program released its first impact report, sharing its goals, intervention models, the scope of practice, and key achievements since its establishment in 2020.   …

Charities can help revitalize China’s rural areas

“Charitable organizations are an important platform for companies and people to participate in rural revitalization and are vital for integrating funds, resources, and expertise,” said Li Xiaolin. Li is a Delegate to the National People’s Congress, director of the Foreign…

Beijing releases rules on volunteer services for elderly

A document titled “Guidelines on Volunteer Service for the Elderly in Beijing” was released on Dec 5 by Beijing Municipal Civil Affairs Bureau and three other departments.   The guidelines provide a practical roadmap for volunteers to provide services for senior…