Sanitation: Hack the Challenge with Kohler!

According to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), providing widespread sanitation is one of the world’s most urgent challenges. Although sanitation is considered a basic human right, 2.5 billion people, almost 1/3 of the world’s population, lacks access to clean and functioning toilets. This challenge poses significant risks to public health; spreading disease through untreated human waste,…

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Student Sustainability Consulting Projects!

One of our key focus areas has been to work with students from Asia’s leading universities, and to develop opportunities to partner them with leading corporate and non-profit partners to identify, research, and develop solutions for some of the most important issues facing China. Through these projects, student teams leverage their knowledge, expertise, and teamwork to conduct propr…

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The Role of Philanthropy in Chinese CSR

On March 30th, we invited Dr. Ko Liu Ying from Shanghai United Family Hospital, and Adam Rosenberg from GeiLi Giving to share their insights on the topic of Philanthropy in CSR at the School of Economics at Shanghai University. Dr. Ko has been engaged in dental care for 20 years, and is currently working at Shanghai United Family Hospital as the director of the Corporate Social Responsibility depa…

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Responsible Leadership and Sourcing

With greater awareness and transparency in supply chains, companies are feeling pressured to become more responsible to meet their customers’ expectations. This could be through making large donations, hosting charity galas, and flying their staff to the other side of the country to plant trees. There are numerous ways to demonstrate corporate responsibility, yet the question comes down to how do…

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How A Student Hackathon Can Drive Corporate Innovation

  If you are a fitness enthusiast, you probably have heard about or even participated in a marathon, and if you love creating stuff and turning ideas into objectives, chances are you have heard of a hackathon. Hackathons first appeared in the late 1990s, and quickly gained momentum among tech companies and venture capitalists in the early- to mid-2000s. The initial hackathons were s…

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