- 2012 - CHINA SOCIAL ENTERPRISE REPORT
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About the Report
This report was written by Andrea Lane with contributing articles by Sharan Baral, industry experts including Karla Simons, Professor of Law at the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America; Adam Lane, Manager at BSR; and Cecilia Zhang, Investment Manager China at LGT Venture Philanthropy. The report is based on interviews with industry experts listed in the appendix and a survey among?and interviews with?social entrepreneurs conducted in December 2010 and December 2011-January 2012. FYSE?s research aims to provide insights and knowledge around social entrepreneurship to guide our programs and to drive the ?eld of social entrepreneurship. This 2012 China Social Enterprise Report intends to provide an insight into the current state of social entrepreneurship in China and its development since 2010, as well as the challenges and opportunities for the sector. FYSE has collated the following dataset to detail the demographics of social entrepreneurs, their current state, and the opportunities and challenges facing the sector:
! Online questionnaires distributed in Chinese and English gathering valid data from 52 social enterprises based in China;
! Interviews with industry experts representing 12 organisations supporting social entrepreneurs in China.
The authors would like to thank all participating person for their generous support and contributions. Any errors