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  • by Rachita Mehrotra

    India’s CSR law: A national experiment to drive social development

    In 2013, India put in place one of the most progressive laws around corporate social responsibility (CSR). However, six years on the law has fallen short in driving collective national progress. One reason for this is that a large proportion of funding is flowing to a small proportion of states. 
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  • by Angel Lin

    疫情过后对中国第三部门的几点思考

    社会组织,或者在中国常提及的第三部门,应该在社会中发挥怎样的作用?这次前所未有的疫情危机清楚表明,政府和私营部门不能满足所以的市场和社会需求,在一个运行健全的社会体系中,第三部门必不可缺。从对部分中国基金会的访谈和媒体报道的观察中,我们看到了社会组织迸发出来的创造力和巨大的潜力。然而,尽管其重要性似乎毋庸置疑,其发展和定位却颇具曲折。
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  • by Angel Lin

    Thoughts on the Role of the Social Sector in China

    What role should the social sector, also commonly called “the third sector”, play in China? In this unprecedented pandemic crisis, it has been laid bare that government and businesses cannot satisfy all market and social needs and that the third sector is indispensable to a functional society.
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  • by Ruth A. Shapiro

    Covid-19: A Fork in Our Collective Road

    While we do know that the global lockdown we are currently living through will end, we do not know what the post-Covid-19 world will look like. In an effort to understand how Covid-19 is affecting the region, we have talked with our partners and donors from around Asia. We can see some early trends.
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