China Social Innovation Study Tour

Event details
  • April 7th, 2019, - April 12th, 2019,
  • Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing
  • Country: China

THE WHY

China’s socio-economic landscape has changed dramatically, leading the country to become the world’s second largest economy. Similarly, China’s social sector is expanding and evolving rapidly.

6,322

Registered Foundations

>800,000

Social Purpose Organisations

  • Social investment concepts are receiving increasing interest
  • Larger number of players in the ecosystem

 

WHAT THE STUDY TOUR AIMS TO DO

  • Curate a 6-day immersion programme
  • Provide opportunities to connect with leading Chinese organisations
    These include foundations, corporations, financial institutions, incubators, academia, think-tanks and non-profits
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing by featuring first-hand experiences & latest developments within the social innovation space
  • Explore partnership opportunities across sectors and geographies

 

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE

Foundation leaders, social investors, and Corporate Social Responsibility professionals
AVPN members outside of China who wish to gain a window into the complex Chinese social economy

 

PROGRAMME COST

USD 6,000 PER PAX
4-star single-room accommodation | Meals | Local transportation | Sightseeing tickets
* International travel, insurance, and personal expenditure is not included.

EARLY BIRD: Registration before 28 Feb 2019 is eligible for USD500 discount

PROGRAMME DETAILS (Subject to changes)

LOCATION ACTIVITIES

DAY 1
SUNDAY
7 APR

Hong Kong
  • Evening: Arrive in Hong Kong
  • Welcome reception

DAY 2
MONDAY
8 APR

Hong Kong / Shenzhen
  • Morning: Arrive in Shenzhen via high-speed train
  • Meet Shenzhen Foundation for International Exchange and Cooperation
  • Visit Huawei and meet CSR team
  • Meet Vanke Foundation
  • Dinner with Shenzhen CSR Development Center and social investors

DAY 3
TUESDAY
9 APR

Shenzhen
  • Morning: Meet China Global Philanthropy Institute students
  • Afternoon: Meet He Foundation and visit Midea Group
  • Early evening: Visit mangrove wetland reservation park
  • Dinner with Star of Social Innovation and selected social enterprises

DAY 4
WEDNESDAY
10 APR

Shenzhen / Shanghai
  • Morning: Fly to Shanghai
  • Roundtable on policy environment of overseas NGO registration (incl. legal consultancy, GlobalGiving China representative, and AccessHealth China lead)
  • Dinner with Corporate Foundations and intermediaries (incl. Zijiang Foundation, SINIC Foundation, N3 Foundation, Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Mana Data Foundation, NPI, SEED InVenture, and Buurtzorg)

DAY 5
THURSDAY
11 APR

Shanghai / Beijing
  • Noon: Arrive in Beijing via high-speed train
  • Roundtable on youth entrepreneurship and innovation (incl. Leping Foundation, Ginkgo Foundation, Tsinghua X-lab)
  • Meet China Association for NGO Cooperation
  • Dinner with grantmakers (incl. Narada Foundation, Dunhe Foundation, Sany Foundation)

DAY 6
FRIDAY
12 APR

Beijing
  • Roundtable on CSR (incl. Syntao, Agilent, J&J)
  • Lunch meeting with CreditEase and its high net worth clients
  • Roundtable on social investment (incl. Narada Foundation, Ai You Foundation, Ford Foundation)
  • Dinner/reception

[OPTIONAL]
DAY 7
SATURDAY
13 APR

Beijing
  • Visit the Forbidden City and the Great Wall
  • Depart from Beijing

Please contact china@avpn.asia for registration and/or questions.