Five Takeaways on China's New Charity Laws – Everything that Corporate Foundations, CSR Departments and NGOs need to know

May 20, 2016


The French Chamber, together AustCham and BritCham, is delighted to invite you to the seminar on China's New Charity Laws.

What will you learn:

1) How the law will affect CSR Departments

- How CSR programs can use the law to set company strategy

- Thirteenth Five Year Plan focus on CSR

2) How the law will affect Corporate Foundations

- Differences between the domestic Charity Law and International NGO Law

- Who will be affected by the INGO law

3) Tax efficient Fundraising in the new Charity Era

- What does it mean for fundraising

- Implications for staffing

4) CSR Branding for Corporations

- Choosing the right subject area

- Managing brand and reputation

5) Risk Management 

- Government relations

- Risk management

Event Agenda:

14:00 – 14:30 Arrival and Registration – Tea, Coffee and Snacks

14:30 – 14:40 Introduction

14:40 – 15:45 Speaker Presentations

Wang Liwei (CEO China Development Foundation)

Clare Pearson (International Development Director, Asia at DLA Piper and Chair, British Chamber of Commerce in China)

Joshua Freedman ( Research manager for social policy, China Policy)

15:45 – 16:00 Q&A session

About the speaker: 

Wang Liwei, CEO China Development Foundation, advises the Chinese Government on issues relating to non-profit work and in this capacity sits on the board of The Ministry of Commerce, the All China Industry and Commerce Federation and SASAC (State Owned Enterprise Chamber of Commerce).  Founder of the Charitarian magazine, Wang actively influences, inspires, supports and challenges Government agendas in the fields of Education, Health and Universal Values. Wang is also an advisor at Tsinghua University CSR Centre Beijing. In recognition for his work in establishing charitable vocational schools in Shandong, Wang was made the honoree vice-mayor for education in the province. 

This involves frequent media appearances in China and the UK regarding bilateral trade.  For many years, he has been a strong supporter of social responsibility projects and currently runs a rural teacher training project for 600 teachers and headmasters per annum from the West of China at international schools in Beijing.

Clare Pearson is the International Development Director, Asia at DLA Piper. She is also the Chair of the British Chamber of Commerce, China.

At DLA Piper her role involves acting as a liaison between international boards, creating global strategy documents and enabling cross-selling of clients between offices. As a Pro-Bono Counsel for the firm she has advised Charitable Business Trusts and many global NGOs such as the Clinton Foundation and Mercy Corps on their operations in China.  

As the Chair of the British Chamber of Commerce in China, Clare works closely with the British Embassy to facilitate the Sino-UK business relationship.  She also sits on the Board of the China Britain Business Council as Vice-Chair in London.  She has lived in China for twelve years.

Joshua Freedman is research manager for social policy at China Policy. Previously, he researched China's pension reform as a Henry Luce Foundation visiting fellow at China Agricultural University in Beijing. His writing on both the US and China has appeared in numerous international publications, including The Atlantic, Forbes, and Washington Monthly.

Date: 20 May 2016 

Time: 14:00 - 16:00 

Venue: AustCham Beijing Office 

Room 1005, Tower A, U-Town Office Building, 1 Sanfengbeili, Chaoyang District

北京市朝阳区三丰北里1号, 悠唐写字楼A座1005室

Price: CCIFC Members 50 RMB / Non-Members 200 RMB

Language: English

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In order to participate in this seminar, please register before May 19 at 17:00 by filling in the form below:

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