Global Alliance hosts first regional conference in China

The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communications Management which represents over 280,000 professionals in 126 countries is to co-host its first regional conference in China from 25-28 October 2019. The Global City Brands & Economy Development Forum will be held In Hangzhou, China in partnership with the Beijing-based Public Relations & Global Communications Club. Looking ahead to the event, Justin Green, President, Global Alliance, said: “China is at a hugely exciting point in its development and that is reflected in the country’s thriving public relations and communication sector where…

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Cities and Circular Economy for Food report launched at Good Food Summit, Suzhou, China

On 15th august the Ellen MacArthur Foundation is introducing the Chinese translation of the Cities and Circular Economy for Food report at the third Good Food Summit in Suzhou, China. The Good Food Fund (China‘s leading non-profit organisation promoting sustainable and mindful food) hosts the Summit which brings together key stakeholders working to transform China’s food system into one that is healthier, more sustainable, and ethical. Originally launched in January 2019 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Cities and Circular Economy for Food report found that there are…

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Walmart Reports Substantial Emissions Reductions in China as Suppliers Set Ambitious Targets

Walmart has announced that its suppliers have reported avoiding 3.46 million metric tons (CO2e) of greenhouse gas emissions in the Chinese value chain as part of Project Gigaton China. This is equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of over 3 million Chinese households and marks a strong year one result for Project Gigaton China, which Walmart launched one year ago with the aim of preventing 50 million metric tons of emissions in the Chinese value chain alone. It is part of Walmart’s global Project Gigaton…

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On One-Year Anniversary of China’s Ivory Ban, New Campaign Targets Travelers Abroad

More than one year after China implemented a full ban on commercial ivory sales, several surveys indicate Chinese travelers are still purchasing ivory at souvenir shops in neighboring countries. To counter this trend, China Customs and the National Forestry and Grasslands Administration (NFGA) are partnering with WildAid and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on a national campaign to remind travelers that their “souvenirs could be contraband.” In the new public awareness campaign, popular Chinese actor Huang Xuan, dressed as a Customs officer, informs travelers that purchasing wildlife products is driving certain…

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Hanergy Launches CSR Campaign to Bring Accessible Solar Powered Lighting to Africa

Hanergy, has announced the launch of its “Lighting Africa” Project, under which the company will donate its first off line bath of solar-powered Humbrella, which is worth of a million RMB (US$160,000) to Africa through the China NGO Network for International Exchange. The Hanergy 2018 Humbrella CSR Launch Ceremony was attended by ambassadors from 22 African nations as well as representatives from 8 NGOs, 10 multi-national companies and stakeholders from various circles. Humbrella is the latest addition to the company’s growing roster of mobile energy solutions. Combining the world’s highest…

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