Business Sustainability Committee

The Business Sustainability Committee supports the community investment activities of AmCham China members and aims to build awareness of corporate social responsibility. The committee is composed of representatives from US-based businesses and other members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Beijing. We welcome other community members to participate. Recently, the committee has hosted panel discussions on social enterprise and CSR in China key trends in sustainability practices in China, with sustainability leaders from several MNCs sharing their on the ground, practical experience in translating global goals into local practice. The Business Sustainability Committee looks forward to continuing to engage members and offer further presentations and panels on the role of sustainability and CSR in China.

03 May, 2017

At AmCham China’s recent Women’s Summit, David Fu shared his stories of success and best practices for an inclusive corporate environment. Read on for some of the highlights of how Walmart’s women grow the company.

20 January, 2017

The Dow Chemical Company’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Dr. Neil Hawkins, makes business more sustainable – and more profitable

12 January, 2017

How did the blunt instrument of early CSR activities evolve into a delicately balanced corporate strategy for sustainable business growth?

25 March, 2016

To honor companies that contribute to a better China, the American and British chambers and the CBBC organized the first-ever CSR Awards.

23 December, 2015

Hotels, schools learn to save energy, reduce waste thanks to recycling initiatives from the Environmental & Sustainability Committee.

23 October, 2015

Nicole Pu, Director of Development, says the nonprofit is looking to expand its scope, with new schools, more donors and more programs for training rural teachers.

26 August, 2015

Experts from UNDP and Standard Chartered held a briefing on Project Everyone, helping members understand what their organizations can do to realize the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

11 February, 2015

When Citibank China first started strategizing a corporate social responsibility project that would have a lasting impact on financial literacy, it ran into one major stumbling block: no one else in China was doing the same work.