Social Impact Investment (or called social value investment) is an emerging asset class. According to Ronald Cohen, “Father of Venture Capital” in Europe, Social Impact Investment maybe is “one of the most powerful innovations emerging in the area since the introduction of preferential tax policy into philanthropy.”
Currently, many countries are founding private charitable foundations and funded non-profit organizations to solve social, economic, and environmental problems. China is also trying and putting efforts into this field. However, these foundations and organizations are facing shortage of funds.
t has no longer been a choice for a few college graduates to assist teaching after graduating from college.
Every year, Teach For China recruits a group of outstanding graduating college students and some professionals with work experience to participate in teaching assistance program. The students basically come from national key universities, among whom 10% are overseas returnees. They are idealists who do solid work and have dreams.
In recent years, the gap between urban and rural areas is growing bigger and bigger and problems such as resource misallocation gradually becomes a highlight because preferential policies support and talents gather in urban areas. Among these problems, rural education is the first to be affected. Under the background of the urban-rural dual structure, the education problems in rural area are faced with widespread pain and helplessness, which also draws the attention of the whole society and makes them reflect.
The first lecture of CGPI Philanthropy Seminar Series held by China Global Philanthropy Institute has begun in Shenzhen Qianhai Youth Dream Works on the evening of September 23. Wang Zhenyao, President of China Global Philanthropy Institute (CGPI), shared his deep opinions about philanthropy in recent years with more than one hundred audiences.
President Barack Obama will leave for Hawaii on August 31st to elaborate the threat of climate change brought to mankind and the importance of protecting our land and water resources and he will also make an address in the party of representatives of the East-West Sustainability Summit and Japan-SPF Summit Meeting on the night, reported by the Associated Press on August 27th.