Keyword: Sustainable Development

Mercy Corps co-hosts Beijing forum on achieving UN sustainability goals

Mercy Corps co-hosts Beijing forum on achieving UN sustainability goals

The China NGO Network for International Exchanges and the American NGO Mercy Corps jointly hosted a ten day forum on “China’s role in global partnerships in achieving the UN sustainable development goals”, held in the United Nations Millennium hotel. China’s permanent representative to the UN, Ma Zhaoxu, delivered the keynote address. Speakers included the China NGO Network for International Exchanges secretary general Zhu Rui, representative of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ Office for Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development Marc-Andre Dorel, the executive vice-president of the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation Wang Hangzui, and Mercy Corps’ Ann Vaughan. Ma Zhaoxu claimed that presently the recovery …read more

Jingdong partners with WWF to work on sustainable development

Jingdong partners with WWF to work on sustainable development

It was reported last week that Jingdong and WWF have announced a strategic partnership — together they will work on material recycling, carbon reduction, sustainable supply chains, green logistics and other relevant fields — to globally promote the concepts and actions of sustainable development and lifestyles in production, circulation and consumption. Jingdong is a Chinese E-commerce company and one of the two biggest B2C online retailers in China, which in a country addicted to online shopping has allowed it to enter the Fortune Global 500. From left to right: Lu Sicheng (Secretary general of WWF in China), Wang Shi (Executive director of WWF in China), Liu Qiangdong (CEO of Jingdong …read more