Social Innovations and Developments in Greater China

Event Details
  • June 5th, Tuesday, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Breakout Room 334
Elizabeth Knup

Elizabeth Knup

Country Director and Representative, China

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Session Description

The social impact landscape in Greater China is experiencing significant changes and innovation. China has a newly development framework for social enterprises; there is a significant movement around B Corps; an increasing interest in impact investment and many new foundations.  This session will bring you abreast of the latest developments in the social investment and social innovation space in Greater China, depicting the landscape and major players, highlighting opportunities ahead, and advocating strategic collaborations and innovative actions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Highlights and trends of the social investment landscape in Greater China
  • Businesses large and small, are transforming the way in which they do business and those who lead the movement are paid off for their social mindfulness. How to move forward is the next challenge that the industry has to figure out.
  • Case Studies on Collaboration opportunities among various ecosystem players – corporate, foundations, intermediaries, and social purpose organizations – to bring social innovation to the next level.


  • Francis Ngai

    Francis Ngai

    Founder & CEO Social Ventures Hong Kong

  • Ruijun Yuan

    Ruijun Yuan

    Associate Professor Center for Civil Society Studies at Peking University

  • Chan Ham Si (Sandy)

    Chan Ham Si (Sandy)

    Director of Beijing Office Macao Tong Chai Charity Association

  • Tammy Hu

    Tammy Hu

    Co-Founder, B Lab Taiwan B Corp Asia

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