30 Years ago I raised my hand and made an oath to serve the Queen of Britain (not the Netherlands, I was a girl scout in the UK). And also 30 years ago, the Tsinghua University was founded in China. To celebrate this joyful fact, the University’s School of Management and Economics organized an Ethical … More An ethical Week, 30 years of Tsinghua University, where are the Chinese CEOs?
Indulge your conscience- I want a car that fits this slogan, a mix of a Jaguar and a Tesla… someday, when I grow up. Indulging my conscience.. actually I was thinking about my preference for organic Food in China, and what this means for me and my family: do I buy just a Healthy feeling … More Indulge your Conscience- rethinking the sustainability dilemma in the Agro-Food Sector in China
Last Wednesday I was walking back to the Underground Station from the first lunch with my mentee, when I noticed that the Smog that has been hanging in Beijing for days, also lingers in the Underground hallways: and it’s quite eerie to see it hanging there. And it makes you wander what else is ever … More Mentorship and 10% more CSR in the workplace
Last Wednesday I had the opportunity to give a seminar on CSR for a group of idealists in field of Healthcare here in China. All the participants turned out to be working for NGOs, for children who were blind and orphaned, children of Convicts, sick babies with poor parents who needed medical attention etc. The … More Donor Dancing, CSR for the Healthcare industry and tips from NGOs
A stupid new regulation at the Bookworm Beijing The Bookworm, a bookshop and restaurant in Beijing, has just changed their non- smoking policy to no problem with smoking after 18.00 hours. That will make the air cleaner here! Anyway, now that I am talking about Cancer and air pollution; I was at a presentation this … More Air pollution and Smoking, and a new Roundtable for companies fighting Cancer in China
China Mobile, the largest telecom provider in the world China Mobile was working a few years ago on their Corporate Social Responsibility and business strategy, and one of the main new ideas they had, was to bring their mobile technology to the people of China in the most remote areas of this Country: a huge … More The China Mobile trick and benefits from CSR in the Healthcare market in China
Now that I have been living more than three years in China, I want to write down three virtues I have discovered in successful CSR minded managers in China. These virtues are not what I have invented, but what I have seen working successfully in China. None if these ideas are my own, they come … More The three virtues of a Chinese CSR Manager