Widely known for its remarkable economic transformation, China also has a long-standing tradition of giving and volunteerism. New wealth holders are leading a dramatic change towards strategic philanthropy and social investment.

Agnes Arbon
AVPN Representative

Agnes Arbon

Web Content Associate
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Social Investment Landscape in China

China has a rapidly growing social economy, driven by municipal governments, local foundations and enablers. The country has also become a global leader in green bonds. Download the report to access China's social investment landscape.

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