China Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Forum (CSEIF) was jointly initiated by a group of 17 Chinese top foundations and venture philanthropic organizations in 2014. With an open-minded and inclusive attitude, CSEIF advocates establishing a supportive ecosystem to promote the development of social enterprise and impact investment sector in China. To achieve this objective, CSEIF is engaged in
- building up a platform to foster dialogues and exchanges among key players and stakeholders via the CSEIF annual conference, the most influential gathering of social enterprises and impact investors in China
- recognizing outstanding Chinese social enterprises and impact investors via an annual national award, promoting the concept and practices to mainstream businesses and the public
- providing comprehensive and authoritative data to support the sector growth via the landscape mapping and other research projects
The Board of CSEIF includes representatives from Narada Foundation, Sequoia Capital China Fund, China Poverty Alleviation Foundation, Leping Social Entrepreneur Foundation, More Love Foundation as well as sector leaders including Xu Yongguang, Chairman of Narada Foundation, Neil Shen, Founding Partner of Sequoia Capital China, and Ma Weihua, Chairman of China Global Philanthropy Institute who are all committed to promoting the development of social enterprises and impact investment in China.