• About the Author: Minji Xie

    Minji Xie is a research analyst at The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business, based in Beijing. Her research focuses on corporate citizenship and philanthropy engagement and civil s…

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19 Sep. 2017 | Comments (0)
For the most part, China’s New Philanthropy Regulations should be helpful for MNC donors
Despite legitimate concerns about tightening controls on civil society, China’s new philanthropic regulations portend important improvements to problems long—plaguing corporate giving for foreign companies active in the country.

05 Sep. 2017 | Comments (0)
Charitable Donations of Foreign Companies in China Drop Sharply: Will This Create Public Perception Problems for MNCs in China?
Business is the predominant funder of China’s non-profit sector, providing upwards of 70 percent of its total funding. Foreign companies operating in China, termed “foreign-invested enterprises” (FIEs), have been significant contributors in the past. But FIE donations peaked in 2013, declined slightly in 2014, and then dropped sharply by 57.8 percent in 2015.