Social workers spurred into action against coronavirus

The present time is a critical period for the prevention and control of the pneumonia outbreaks linked to the new coronavirus. As an important part of the social forces and the professional and technical personnel ...

As the Red Cross faces criticism for its handling of coronavirus medical supplies, donors turn to the Han Hong Foundation

The Hubei chapter of the Red Cross Society of China has come under strong criticism from the public for allegedly failing to make the best use of the donations of medical supplies that have poured in from ...

CCAFC agrees to return all the funds raised for Guizhou student who died

The “Wu Huayan Case”, the latest scandal affecting a charity to cause controversy on Chinese social media, appears to have reached a conclusion. The China Charities Aid Foundation for Children (CCAFC) officially announced on the ...

White paper on the psychological condition of China’s left-behind children in 2019 released

On the road to School (上学路上), a Beijing-based Chinese NGO that focuses on children, and particularly their spiritual growth, released the “White Paper on the Psychological State of China’s Left-behind Children in 2019” on January ...

Summit reviews the ten major trends of CSR in 2020

On January 9th, the 2020 CRO Global Summit was held in Shanghai by SnyTao, an independent Chinese consultancy promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR). During the summit Guo Peiyuan, the director of board and co-founder of SyncTao, listed ...

Logo for the 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference released

The logo for the 2020 United Nations Conference on biological diversity was officially released in Beijing on January 9th. The Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity, themed “Ecological Civilization — ...

The highlights of the internationalization of Chinese NGOs in 2019 reviewed

On January 5th, a press conference was held in Beijing for the Blue Book of Charity, published by the China Lingshan Charity and Philanthropy Promotion Association (中国灵山公益慈善促进会). The meeting reviewed and commented on the development ...
First blue book of sustainable development value assessment released

First blue book of sustainable development value assessment released

On January 4, the 2020 Finance and Economics Sustainable Development Summit Forum and evergreen award ceremony was held in Beijing, sponsored by the Caijing magazine and supported by the China Fund Strategic Cooperation and the ...
Alibaba creates unified standard to assess its users' contributions to charity

Alibaba creates unified standard to assess its users’ contributions to charity

Alibaba officially released its “charity evaluation criteria” on December 23, 2019. The new set of criteria aim to create a standard to measure the value of the charitable endeavours that people carry out through the ...

Fund for pneumoconiosis sufferers wins charity award

Wang Keqin has been awarded as part of the “70 people in 70 years of Chinese charity brands” (中国慈善公益品牌70年70人) awards, which were announced at the 14th Annual Brands and Personalities Summit on December 18. The ...
TV star Hu Ge volunteers in the Tibetan plateau

TV star Hu Ge volunteers in the Tibetan plateau

Chinese actor and singer Hu Ge (also known as Hugh Hu), famous for his roles in a number of popular historical TV dramas, recently publicised his environmental protection activities in the Tibetan plateau. Earlier this month, Hu gave a ...

Observations on the first half year of waste-sorting in Shanghai

On July 1, 2019, Shanghai launched a “first shot” at the classification of domestic waste. The Shanghai Municipal Regulations on domestic waste, the most stringent ever released in China, stipulate that domestic waste must be sorted ...

Controversy over the Shuidichou fundraising platform

The crowdfunding platform Shuidichou has become embroiled in controversy once again. On November 30, the video-sharing website known as “Pear Video” (梨视频) published a seven-minute expose’ of the company’s practices. Filmed in secret, the video ...

Spring Buds Plan criticised for misleading donors by aiding boys as well as girls

A project by the Spring Buds Plan (春雷计划), an educational charity run by the China Children and Teenagers Foundation (CCTF), has come under fire online for misleading its donors. The Spring Buds Plan was created ...

Chinese foundations ranked for transparency, Adream and Narada among the top scorers

Jiemian News, a well-known news website that focuses on the business and finance fields, has released its transparency ranking of Chinese philanthropic foundations for the fourth consecutive year. The ranking is made by taking the 300 Chinese ...

10,000 “agricultural talents for Africa” to receive training in China

Han Changfu, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, has announced that China will deepen agricultural cooperation with Africa by holding various training courses in China over the next three years to train 10,000 talents ...

Mobile phone app for poverty alleviation comes under scrutiny

A mobile phone app named 社会扶贫 (social poverty alleviation) has recently become a focus of attention on the Chinese internet. The app was designed by the “China Social Poverty Alleviation Net”, an internet platform under the management of ...

NGO 2.0 lists examples of blockchain-based charity in China

In October 2019, the central government proposed “to take blockchain as an important breakthrough in independent innovations of core technology”. In the past few years, many products and projects involving both blockchain and charity have ...