Youth innovating for good in China

By Crossing Wang, Community Affairs Manager and Sze-Yunn Pang, Citizenship Manager What happens when you have 130 smart, energetic, and committed young people together for a day and a half? In Beijing recently we had a heady mix of enthusiasm, networking, great conversations and some fantastic ideas on how to have a positive impact on…


Social Innovation in China

By Akhtar Badshah, Senior Director, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Microsoft On my recent trip to China I visited the Non Profit Incubator (NPI) which is a nonprofit that promotes social innovation and cultivates social entrepreneurs in China by providing crucial support to start-up and small to medium sized grassroots NGOs and Social Enterprises. I was…


Sichuan two years on

Who could forget more than 68,000 people killed, countless homes destroyed and lives shattered in the Sichuan earthquake of 2008? Yet even as many of the rebuilding projects are moving well and many of the people have been re housed attention now turns to the economic sustainability of the region. As you may know our…

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