Maya Soetoro-Ng, Founder of Ceeds of Peace and the maternal half-sister of the 44th President of the United States of America, read out a letter from President Obama to the meeting at the award ceremony. In his letter, Barack Obama said, “My sister, Maya has told me about the high-level meetings you have convened in the US, China, Japan and Europe, and the effective partnerships you have formed for education, the environment, and a safer tomorrow. These are issues of great importance to me as well, so I encourage you to continue the good things you are already doing and thank you for your efforts to protect the environment, promote sustainable energy, and build healthy communities. Your work to increase understanding and collaborative problem solving, engage in social entrepreneurship and green finance, and encourage young leaders is vital to our shared future.”
Ma Weihua recently gave an interview to reporters of Nanfang Daily, on which occasion he talked about philanthropy and his experience in doing philanthropic work and his recommendations on how Shenzhen should develop.
On January 9 afternoon, Macron met with several Chinese entrepreneur representatives, including Ma Weihua, Chairman of the Board of China Global Philanthropy Institute, and Ma Yun, Chairman of the Board of Alibaba Group.
China Philanthropy Times devoted two entire pages to the affair that, Global Philanthropic Financial Forum and the 2017 Social Impact Investment Summit was held by China Global Philanthropy Institute in Shenzhen, in December 2017.
DEC. 25-29: We held the 2017 work reporting and discussed the plans for the work in 2018. President Wang Zhenyao and each center brainstormed on these questions: a) how to implement the CGPI Five Year Plan; b) how to build a globalized modern philanthropy knowledge system consisting of theory, case study and practicum; and c) how to proceed with our work from a global perspective.