• Sustainable Financing for Poverty Alleviation in China
    Nov 4, 2016

    This report represents the first systematic attempt at reviewing and mapping the current financial landscape for poverty alleviation in China, as well as assessing how effective such financing is. It also aims to provide useful insights and lessons on China’s poverty reduction initiatives from a financing perspective, with the hope of enlightening the international community on how financial resources can be mobilized to achieve development outcomes.

  • The Living Standards Dimension of the Human Development Index: Measuring Poverty with Big Data
    Oct 17, 2016

    Partnering with Baidu to provide big data, the report brings a measure called the Living Standard Dimension of the Human Development Index that addresses the multi-faceted and complex nature of poverty by combining eight indicators to evaluate the provision of services of the 2,284 counties across the country. The eight indicators include: access to piped water, access to sanitary toilets, access to indoor kitchens, access to living services, access to financial services, access to roads, mobile internet coverage, and nighttime light density.

  • Unleashing the Potential of Philanthropy in China
    May 27, 2016

    China has the opportunity to tap into its expanding non-profit and philanthropic sector. Home to record numbers of billionaires starting to give back, with more corporations investing in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and with an expanding middle class increasingly aware of environmental and social challenges, China has vast resources to mobilize in support of philanthropy.

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