Summit on Sustainable Development of East West Charity Forum
Third East West Charity Forum
Unite Charity Power all over the World, Permanent Brilliantly Blue Star
On Sept. 1, 2016local date in Hawaii, USA, three-day Summit on SustainableDevelopment of EastWest Charity Forum cameon an end. This Summit is the first World Philanthropist Conference themed of sustainabledevelopment, jointly sponsored by China Global Philanthropy Institute and East WestCenter, as the philanthropists over the world exploring solutions uponbiodiversity conservation, green finance and low-carbon city development, greensupply chain, new-energy investment and climate change, leaders cultivation forsustainable society and other fields, and jointly operating with the philanthropistsfrom the East and the West. On 31st of August local time, President Obamadelivered a speech in the Summit on Sustainable Development of East West CharityForum and Pacific Island Leaders Conference, appealing for all countries join together,taking action for climate change and environmental protection.
The Summit has achieved a number of achievements in the field of sustainable development of public welfare leadership, green finance, green supply chain, wetlands and migratory birds protection, as well as new energy investment and other fields. Among that, Beijing Qiaonv Public Welfare Foundation promises to plan 5 to 10 joint action projects each year within the following five years, with the amount of donations expecting to reach RMB5 billion; the overseas projects accounting for20% at a minimum , at least 10 projects processing in overseas among 50 projects. Alashan SEE Foundation- Renniaofei Project and Laoniu Foundation have achieved initial intent of cooperation on wetlands and migratory birds’ protection. Members of GPL respectively promise to reach the action target of future public welfare with the total amount of 6.02 billion. In addition, cooperation projects regarding Green Supply Chain Standardization Initiative of Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, Millennium Seed Project of British Royal Garden have been prompted through the Submit.
Third East WestCharity Forum was held in Hawaii, United States from Jan. 7, 2016 to Jan. 9, 2016,with the topic of “Century-old Charity·New Mission”, with the background of “CharityChanging the World. Charity Shaping the Future”, aiming to together the charitywisdom and solve the most urgent society problems in the global under the backgroundof developing world entering into good-economic age, human society coming into newcivilization.
Almost100 Chinese and foreign charity leaders, such as Heinz · Stephen, Maya· Sutolo-Wu,Charles· E· Morrison, Wang Zhenyao, Niu Gensheng, He Qiaonv gathered in Honolulu,jointly discussing the new challenges and new opportunities faced by century-oldcharity, consulting how public welfare better undertake missions, how effectivelyconduct joint activities through public finance innovation such new forms with the new age of the acceleration ofglobalization process, economic integration degree deepening, governance structureof nation-state weakening, making greater contribution to global warming, ecologicalenvironment pollution, poverty and hunger fatal infectious diseases such commonchallenge faced by human.
This forum is ofgreat significance and achieved a lot. After the meeting, the East- West PhilanthropyUnited Foundation emerges at the right moment. The Foundation is aimed to drivethe implementation of programs donated and invested by eastern and western philanthropistsand action plans so as to help the development of global philanthropy. For this,Wang Zhenyao, Dean of the China Global Philanthropy Institute, says, “there arethree main considerations for why international cooperation is put forward to promotethe development of philanthropy: first, the international community is faced witha growing number of common challenges; second, acceleration of global integrationprovides the basis for actions of philanthropists; third, the key is that the Chinesephilanthropists are also qualified for strategic actions.”
“Global philanthropistsact better to strengthen and promote eastern and western civilizations and combineperfectly in the field of charity and concentrate the power of eastern and westerncharity so as to solve the challenges and problems confronting the whole of mankind”,said by He Qiaonv, President of Qiaonv Foundation.
“Asia will risesharply and America will continue to play an important role. As a motivated society,America has attracted a lot of social resources to continue to do a lot of publicwelfare undertakings. The key to promote collective action is leadership. We shouldnot only cultivate talents in universities, but also need to unite various agenciesto benefit mankind together with each country”, expressed by Charles E. Morrison,President of the East-West Centre.
Theme of the First East-West Philanthropy Forum: Action of Global Transformation and philanthropists’ Mission
Determine the purpose of the action and cooperation
Establish the cooperation mechanism between Chinese and American philanthropists
The Forum contributes to cooperation between China and the United States in environmental aspect and implementation of projects like public benefit education and Children’s Museum
Theme of the Second East-West Philanthropy Forum: Action of Strategic Philanthropy and Influence
In the aspect of family philanthropy, it gives the highest respect to Rockefeller Family, especially RichardRockefeller. It decides that the philanthropists in China and the United States jointly set up funds to support the young philanthropists in these two countries.
It contributes to the cooperation mechanism which is China Global Philanthropy Institute established by five Chinese and American Philanthropists who are Bill Gates, Ray Dalio, Niu Gensheng, He Qiaonv and Ye Qingjun. On November 12, 2015, the Institute was announced to be established in Beijing.RBF and Lao Niu Brother and Sister Foundation cooperate to establish Richard Rockefeller Foundation
Theme of the Third East-West Philanthropy Forum: Action of Many Years of Philanthropy • New Mission
Discuss new challenges and new opportunities which are be faced with many years of philanthropyPhilanthropists in China and the United States cooperate to realize substantial joint