China Seminar

Carol M. Fox

Carol M. Fox

14 May 2015

China-US Strategic Philanthropy: Surprising Changes in China

Philanthropy offers an important means of complementing government efforts to address critical economic and social issues in both China and the US. As the two largest economies in the world, with more than half of the world’s billionaires, China and the US have the capacity to create important international philanthropic and public-private partnerships. In the midst of historically unprecedented transition, China is working hard to enhance its social services, and recognizes that this calls for the growth of non-profit organizations.

21 January 1999

The Greening of China?

The government of China has invited The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to join in the creation of an integrated conservation and development project in an area the size of Ireland in the northwest corner of Yunnan Province. As leader of the Conservancy’s first team into china, Carol Fox will describe the Yunnan Great Rivers initiative, recently designated by the State Development Planning Commission as a pilot project in China’s effort to strengthen its entire protected areas system.