A story from Project Hope

A story from Project Hope

Editor’s Note This is an abbreviated and slightly modified translation of an article originally published by 北京晚报, and re-posted by the WeChat account of the China Philanthropy Research Institute at Beijing Normal University on the 16th ...

Five overseas NGOs de-register their representative offices in China

As reported by ChinaFile, five overseas NGOs have de-registered their representative offices in China over the last few months. The NGOs that de-registered are the Europe-China Culture and Economy Commission (Belgium), the World Future Council (Germany), the ...
The 6th National Conference on brittle bone disease brings together Chinese and international experts and charities

The 6th National Conference on brittle bone disease brings together Chinese and international experts and charities

The 6th China Osteogenesis Imperfecta Conference was held in Yantai, Shandong, on August 4-6, organized by the Porcelain Dolls Rare Care Center and the Sickness Challenge Foundation. The Shandong Provincial Hospital, the Shandong Rare Disease ...

62 social organizations in Yunnan have their registrations cancelled

On August 7, the Yunnan Provincial Civil Affairs Department announced that 62 social organizations in the province have not submitted to their annual inspection for more than two consecutive years, have refused to accept supervision ...

Draft of new regulations on the registration of social organizations to be submitted to the State Council

Editor’s Note The recently announced legislative work plan of the Ministry of Civil Affairs for 2019 specifies that the “Regulations for the Registration Management of Social Organizations” are to be submitted to the State Council for ...

China’s Third Sector Observation Report (2019) released

The “China Third Sector Observation Report (2019)”, published jointly by Renmin University’s China Charity Innovation Research Institute and the Public Domain Management Consulting, was released on July 29th. This report has been released annually since ...

Norwegian NGO Mission Alliance registers office in Yunnan

The Public Security Department’s Overseas NGO Management Office in Yunnan Province recently issued a registration certificate for the local Representative Office of Mission Alliance (Norway). Headquartered in Oslo and established in 1901, Mission Alliance is committed to ...

Forbes releases 2019 China Philantropists List: Xu Jiayin ranks first, Jack Ma takes third place

Forbes has released its annual China Philanthropist List for the thirteenth time. The total cash donations of the 100 entrepreneurs (or enterprises) on the list amount to 19.17 billion yuan, 10.7% more than last year’s 17.31 billion ...
COFCO raises $2.1 billion in China's first sustainability loan

COFCO raises $2.1 billion in China’s first sustainability loan

On July 16 COFCO International, the overseas trading division of China’s biggest food company, announced that it has signed an agreement with a consortium of 20 banks to obtain a a three-year sustainable development loan ...

The Wanxiang Group donates all its assets to set up a charity foundation

It has been announced that the Wanxiang Group, a Chinese automotive components-manufacturing company headquartered in Hangzhou, has set up a charity foundation. Over the years, the Wanxiang Group has grown from being a pure auto parts manufacturer ...

New TV show starring actors with cognitive impairments a hit with social workers

A TV show called “Unforgettable Restaurant” (忘不了餐厅), jointly produced by Tencent Video, Hengdun Media and Cannes Film and Television, has recently become very popular with China’s social workers. The main characters of the show are Huang Wei ...

CASS releases blue book on Chinese charity in 2018

According to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ new Charity Blue Book, in 2018 the total amount of social donations in China was about 112.8 billion yuan, a 26% decrease compared to 2017. On the ...
AVPN's annual conference held in Singapore with a focus on impact investment

AVPN’s annual conference held in Singapore with a focus on impact investment

The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) held its annual conference in Singapore on June 25-28. AVPN is a network of funders based in Singapore whose goal is to build up a vibrant social investment community ...
Shanghai authorities begin to implement waste-sorting rules, fine offenders

Shanghai authorities begin to implement waste-sorting rules, fine offenders

As we previously reported, Shanghai became the first Chinese city to legally enforce waste sorting last Monday. Reports from the last few days suggest that the authorities are enforcing the new regulations quite strictly. On Sunday ...
Can Shanghai become a model city for waste sorting?

Can Shanghai become a model city for waste sorting?

Editor’s Note This is an abridged and adapted translation of a piece by Guo Peiyuan (郭沛源), the Chairman of SynTao Green Finance and co-founder and General Manager of SynTao, published on SynTao’s WeChat account on ...
Shandong makes it easier for social organizations to register

Shandong makes it easier for social organizations to register

The Civil Affairs Department of Shandong Province has released a policy document aiming to improve the administrative environment for social organizations (as charities are known in China) in the province. The document addresses some of ...

The China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation deepens its involvement in Africa

On June 26, the international seminar “Global Management: China-Africa education cooperation and people-to-people exchanges” was held at the African Institute of Zhejiang Normal University. During the seminar Wu Peng, the director of the international development ...

China’s charitable trusts growing rapidly in 2019, report reveals

Since the beginning of 2019 charitable trusts have developed rapidly in China. Compared to traditional charities, trust companies enjoy certain advantages when taking part in charitable activities, especially in terms of how they can manage their ...