Keyword: Alashan SEE Foundation

Alashan SEE Foundation hosts reception as part of the UN Climate Action Summit

China’s Alashan SEE Foundation hosted a reception as part of the recently concluded UN Climate Action Summit in New York. The reception was held partly to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the foundation’s founding. The SEE foundation was created in 2004 by real estate mogul Liu Xiaoguang, with the vision of mobilising the financial resources of Chinese entrepreneurs to tackle the country’s environmental problems. Initially the foundation’s main focus was on desertification, but nowadays most of its work focuses on supporting environmental NGOs. It is still made up mostly of entrepreneurs committed to environmental protection. The reception included talks by Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, and Ms. Cristiana Palmer, UN Assistant …read more

Alashan SEE Foundation in international partnership to save the rhino

On the eve of the opening of the fourth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly, China’s Alashan SEE Foundation teamed up with the Number Five Foundation from the Netherlands and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to organize the second UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment in Nairobi, Kenya from March 9 to 11. The three organizations officially launched a global rhino conservation initiative with the theme of  “Saving The Rhino Together” to combat the consumption of rhino products. More than 150 people from all over the world attended the conference, among whom were top scientists, business leaders, representatives of social organizations and a delegation of Chinese entrepreneurs. Rhinos have long …read more