• Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:05

    Financial Times have produced a short film interviewing two young migrant workers in Beijing about their future in the city. This new generation of workers are unwilling to go for the "dirty and dangerous" jobs in the cities, unwilling to return to their hometowns but are not earning enough to see a future for themselves staying. 

    "Liu Lingfei, 27, originally from northern Hebei province, has lived in Beijing for three years. While her parents are peasant farmers, she has a university degree and works as an accountant for a Beijing pizza delivery company." 

  • Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:56

    “I have absolutely no intention of staying in Beijing – that is a crazy daydream. It is way too expensive." These are the words from a woung migrant worker in an article published by China correspondent Jamil Anderlini in  Financial Times on April 14 2014. The article is about China´s migrant workers rising expectations and the government’s challenges following this.

  • Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:18

    An estimated 16 000 companies in India will fall within the new Companies Act´s ambit to spend 2% of their profits on CSR according to the article Utilise CSR for social change and brand-building published in India Times on March 31 2014. The Act and its Rules should be of interest to all companies as they apply to both Indian companies as well as foreign companies doing business in India. The new Act specifies that a company must set up a board committee to oversee CSR with at least one independent director on it.

  • Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:12

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang hopes to increase urbanization to boost consumer spending and ensure sustainable economic growth.  In the article More rural Chinese, migrants to enjoy urban living under government plan published in Global Times at March 2 2014, this will be by granting urban residency to around 100 million rural people who have moved to cities, rebuild rundown city areas and villages inside cities that are home to 100 million people, and guide the urbanization of around 100 million rural residents of the central and western regions in cities.

  • Thu, 04/03/2014 - 09:42

    On April 1, CCR CSR attended the launch ceremony for the first Samsung Smart School in China. Samsung has provided Mingyuan School, located in Beijing´s southeastern outskirt, a school mainly composed of migrant children, with digital devices including tablets, laptops and TV sets, as teaching assistance appliances.