In 2002, Zhihong YU participated in the foundation of the China WTO Tribune, and now is Editor-in-Chief of China WTO Tribune and Executive Director of International Research Center for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development of Peking University. He received his Master of Law from Peking University. Recently, he has focused on such consulting and research fields: strategy and planning, management, assessment, report compilation, brand, and communication in CSR field.
Qi ZHAI is the Deputy Secretary General of China Business Council for Sustainable Development (CBCSD), Professor Senior Engineer, Deputy Director of National Safety Committee, Deputy General Director of the Hazardous Chemical Panel under the Work Safety Standard Committee, former Director General of SINOPEC HSE Bureau and SINOPEC Expert of Scientific and Management Achievement. He has abundant practices and experience in the petrochemical profession, with working experience as engineer, factory director and General Manager. He takes part in the formulation of many international and national HSE standards, energy and GHG emission calculation standards, CSR standards as well as leading international cooperation projects.
Jie HOU received her Master’s Degree from School of Management of Beihang University (formerly Beijing Institute of Aeronautics). Since 1996, she started to serve in state organs, namely Department of Policies and Regulations and Research Office of State Economics and Trade Commission, Research Office and Research Bureau of State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, where she was successively appointed as Deputy Division Director and Division Director of Research Division and Comprehensive Division. She currently serves as Deputy Director-general of the Research Bureau of the State Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council. As a longtime researcher of SOEs reform and development and state assets supervision, Jie HOU participated in the drafting of a series of researches on major subjects and critical speeches. From 2010 when Jie HOU began to work on CSR management and guidance of SOEs, she has successively been involved in the drafting of several CSR papers, major subject research, the case election and training. She has rich experience in the research on SOEs reform and CSR management.
Maisoun Jabali was born on 24 June in Goteborg, Sweden, and studied Political Science, Economics, Law and International Relations mainly at Uppsala University in Sweden during 1992-1997. During this period some studied were carried out at the University of Jordan in Amman. After completing her studies Ms. Jabali was appointed at the Ministry of Social Affairs in Stockholm followed by a placement at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Between 2004 and 2011 Ms. Jabali served at the Ministry of Finance. Before being appointed Counsellor and head of the CSR Centre at the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing in August 2013, Ms. Jabali served at the Prime Minister’s Office in Stockholm.
Gefei YIN is the Vice President of China WTO Tribune, Director of the International Research Center for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development of Peking University. Nominated Expert of ISO 26000 WG SR. and Chief Expert of GoldenBee (Beijing) Management Consulting Co., Ltd.. He received his Master degree of Science in technology and innovation management from Brandenburg University of Applied Science in Germany. His research mainly focuses on CSR, Corporate Citizenship and Innovation Management. He raised the concept of ‘Corporate Responsible Competitiveness’ in China and advocates the concept through promoting CSR implementation. He is the main founder of GoldenBee. Major publications include: Guide to CSR, Responsible Competitiveness, How to Write a CSR Report’, ‘CSR Management Fundamentals, and CSR in China. Besides, he also translated The State of Responsible Competitiveness (2007) and Living Corporate Citizenship: Strategic Routes to Socially Responsible Business.
Masao Seki is Senior Advisor on CSR at Sompo Japan Insurance Inc., which
has been taking a leading role in CSR in Japan and which was selected for the “Green Company of the Year” at 14th Asia Insurance Industry Award in 2010 and “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” in 2009 and 2010.Since 2005, he served as an ISO26000 Social Responsibility Working Group Expert representing Japanese industries. At UN Global Compact he is working with Caring for Climate initiative as a steering committee member. Domestically he serves several Government Committees including “Ecology and Finance”, Ministry of the Environment. He is Steering Committee Chairman of Council for Better Corporate Citizenship (CBCC), Keidanren. He is currently Executive Director at Sompo Japan Environmental Foundation and Associate Professor at School of Business Administration, Meiji University.
Weiyang LI received his Master Degree in Economics from the Graduate Faculty of the Research Institute for Fiscal Science of the Ministry of Finance and he is a senior accountant. He is the Deputy Director of Advanced Training Center of State Grid Corporation of China, Executive Vice Chairman of the Chinese Institute of Business Administration, Chief Researcher at the Research Center of CSR and Enterprise Culture of Xiamen University, Executive Deputy Director of the Research Center of CSR of the Academic Division of Economics of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), the member of the Specialist Panel of China ISO Social Responsibility and the Director of the Center of UN Global Compact Network China. He has taught courses on social responsibility in Peking University, Xiamen University, Beijing Normal University, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and other universities. is the main writer of China's first corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) report and the first CSR Guide Book in China. He advocated a comprehensive CSR management model and the relevant results won the first prize of the 15th State-level Enterprise Management Innovation Accomplishments. He published monographs including Walk Out of the “Jungle”: a New Exploration of CSR, the Logic of ISO 26000-Guidance for Classical Documents on Enterprise Community Responsibility, and Cash Flow Statement Preparation, and translations including Overall Responsibility Management Guide Book, An Introduction to the Classical Literature on Corporate Social Responsibility, A Guide to the Latest Literatures on Corporate Social Responsibility, and co-compiled publications including How to Prepare CSR Report, Innovative Practice of Social Responsibility in World's Leading Power Corporations, Research on Indicator System of the Corporate Social Responsibility and others. He also took charge of two national soft science research projects of State Ministry of Science and one major project of State Administration of State Assets Committee. He has published more than 70 papers on community responsibility in magazines like China Industrial Economics, Economic Management, and PKU Business Review.
Vice Chief Engineer and Senior Research Director of Quality Management Branch of China Institute of Standardization (CNIS). He worked in standardization researching for more than 20 years, drafted about 30 national standards and won many national and provincial awards. As an academic pioneer in social responsibility and sustainability management and occupational health and safety system in CNIS, he takes charge of researches on standardization in certain areas in China. He was the secretary general of ISO social responsibility taskforce and leads the Chinese experts to join the drafting of ISO 2600 Guidance on Social Responsibility. As the first drafter of GB/T 28000 (OHSAS 18000) 2001 and 2002, he has been researching on occupational health and safety system and drafting the national standards for a decade. Now he is in charge of drafting national guidance on social responsibility in China.
As a senior business management engineer, Yuwei XUE graduated from Tsinghua University in 1988. He has had over 20 years’ experience in electric design, electric enterprise management and held position in multiple departments in electric enterprises. He is now currently head of Social Responsibility Department, Strategic Planning Division, China Southern Power Grid.
He is a senior CSR consultant. He received his master’s degree in sociology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He has published over 20 papers in CSSCI and many major Chinese magazines. He was involved into the compilation of many academic monographs and won the Second Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Philosophy and Social Sciences of Beijing. As a longtime researcher of corporate and industry social responsibility to promote the increase and communication of social responsibility performance, he is skilled in building model and offering systematic social responsibility solutions.
Michael Copping is UNICEF’s regional corporate engagement manager for south asia and east asia pacific, based in Bangkok, Thailand. In his current role, he supports UNICEF country offices across a full range of partnership development with the corporate sector to advance children’s rights. In his 6 years with UNICEF, he has supported partnerships in more than 30 countries in Europe and Asia. Prior to that, Michael spent 18 years in the private sector in business development, marketing management, and sustainability management roles with a range of companies in the US, Canada, and the United Kingdom. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Masters in Business Administration from Bradley University in the United States and recently completed UNICEF’s leadership development program at INSEAD in France.
Junfeng ZHANG is the Deputy Director, Institute of International Labor and Social Security, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and nominated expert of ISO 26000 working group. He has successively hosted many research projects such as “Impacts of CSR on Enterprises and Export of China”, “Impact of CSR on Labor and Social Security System of China”, etc. He was engaged in the compilation of CSR Study on SOEs, participated in national and international CSR seminars and other CSR related activities. He was also engaged in CSR reporting work in the past years.
Management Sciences Postgraduate of Donghua University, MBA of Macau University of Science and Technology. The founder of Shanghai H-Quality Business Consulting Co., Ltd., former TUV NORD Hangzhou General Manager and China Senior Strategy Director. American Robert Mager Association Training Manager, British IRCA Lead Tutor, Germany TUV NORD Senior Auditor, ILO SCORE project expert and tutor, China CCAA Senior Auditor, Chinese textile corporate social responsibility management system CSC9000T tutor and standard judge. 27 years engaged in consulting, training and certification in quality management, environmental management, occupational health and safety management, and corporate social responsibility, lead TUV NORD to carry out SA8000, BSCI, CSM2000, CSCT9000T, SEDEX, CSR report business in China.
Mr. Zhang Hao was graduated from Aalborg University in Denmark, and majored in Environmental management with a M.S. degree. He has many years’ global working experience of Quality, Sustainable Development, EHS, Change Management, Process Management and Project Management. As the Head of Huawei corporate sustainable development department, he is responsible for corporate global sustainability strategy and establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving the management system, in order to ensure Huawei sustainable development management that meets the requirements from related stakeholders.
Philipp Kruschel is acting Executive Director of the EMM Network for Sustainability as well as Senior Advisor in GIZ’s business unit “Global Partnerships, Emerging Economies”. His previous positions at GIZ include the management of a trade programme in Nepal and sustainable economic development work in Uganda. Mr. Kruschel has extensive work experience with a focus on economic and social development at various UN organizations in New York, Geneva and the Middle East, the World Bank in Washington DC and several German Federal Ministries. He holds an M.A. in Economics from Tufts University, USA as well as an M.A. in International Relations from Free and Humboldt Universities in Berlin, Germany.
Zhang Xiang,Deputy Secretary-General and the spokesperson of China International Contractors Association (CHINCA), responsible for industry research, public relations, and sustainable development.
She got a Master’s Degree, and entered CHINCA in 2001. Thereafter she has worked in the Secretary & Research Dept and Engineering Dept concussively. She was responsible for the compiling of Annual Report on China International Project Contracting, Report on the Localization of Chinese Contractors in Africa，Guide on CSR of China International Contracting Industry and so on. She also initiated many programs such as the Evaluations on the contractors’ CSR performance in overseas markets. She believes that CSR performance builds the competitiveness of an international contractor.
Miss Joyce Chau， Foreign Trade Association (FTA) Representative China
Ms Joyce Chau joined Foreign Trade Association as the Country Representative of the organization in China since June 2011. She acts an intermediary between the Secretariat in Brussels, members, suppliers and local stakeholders in China. Her role is to promote free trade and sustainable supply chain through supporting sustainability activities related to business social compliance (BSCI), environmental performance (BEPI) and trade policy (ITP).
In more than 20 years, Ms Chau has been working as a corporate communications practitioner for various organizations with focus on sustainability, CSR, and supply chain management. Her major expertise is in public affairs, stakeholder and media relations crisis and issues management, etc.
Prior to joining FTA, she was the Senior Vice President of the HSBC Corporate Sustainability Asia Pacific Region Office, Dell China’s Corporate Communications Director and she also worked for HKSAR Government’ Innovation and Technology Commission, HK Airport Authority and GS1, a global supply chain standard organisation. She possesses a BSoSc in Communications and a Master of Arts in Translation.
Wen Li graduated from Northwestern University and Renmin University of China. She got her Master’s degree of Economics. After graduation, she has been working in the petroleum industry. In recent years, she has focused on research and management of CSR and corporate culture. She organized and compiled the first CSR report as well as the first overseas sustainability report of CNPC. As the member of SASAC CSR Expert Committee, she has participated in the research. In addition, she is also the CSR think tank expert at China Federation of Industrial Economics as well as the council member at the CSR Research Center of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. She has published over 70 papers and Responsibility Winners, Backbone of National Economy—Petroleum Economy and other works. She also participated in the compilation of How to Compile CSR Report, CSR Reporting Guidelines and other books.
Since 2006 when Feng CHEN began to work in State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC), he has been the First Division Director of Bureau of Research of SASAC. Feng CHEN received his PhD in management from Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. His major study fields are corporate social responsibility, social responsible investment, and corporate finance. He takes charge of compiling materials and CSR promotion. He has participated in CSR study in Central SOEs, CSR Guidelines Study in Central SOEs, CSR Evaluation System Study in Central SOEs, and also the preparation of Guidelines to the State-owned Enterprises on Better Fulfilling Corporate Social Responsibilities and other regulations.
Xiufu ZHAO received his master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is a senior political worker, senior reporter, Deputy Director of Research Centre in Aluminum Corporation of China, researcher of China Academy of Circular Economy, and a judge of China News Award. He has been involved in editing all 9 CSR reports of Aluminum Corporation of China since its first release in 2005. After the official promulgation of International Standard ISO 26000 Guidance on Social Responsibility, he directed a major national social science research program “ISO 26000’s applications in Chinese Enterprises”, and the research result awarded as first prize of “China’s Outstanding Management Accomplishments of Ten Years”. Under his guidance, “2010 Chinalco CSR Report” became the first CSR report using ISO 26000 as its basic framework in China; His CSR team successfully integrated ISO 26000 into corporate management, built “Chinalco CSR Management Module” and issued “Chinalco CSR Negative List”.
Lihua XIAO, female, born in January 1976, Chongqing; MBA of Chongqing University, and Senior economist, is working at Chongqing Gas Group co., LTD. (stock code: 600917) as the Director of the Department of Publicity. She has dedicated herself to administrative management, information management and enterprise publicity.
In 2015, she led to accomplish the compilation of the first Corporate Social Responsibility Report of Chongqing Gas Group. With the goal of compiling the first social responsibility report that would be "Conform to the standards at home and abroad, Leading in the field of China Gas Industry, and Distinctive in the social responsibility fulfillment of Chongqing Gas Group", she fully exploited the fulfilling performances of the corporate responsibilities, as well as strengthened the communication with the stakeholders. In September 2015, " Ten Initiatives with Credibility, Responsibilities lead to the Future " Chongqing Gas Social Responsibility Report Release Conference led by her, extensively focused by the local government and media, for the highlight of the corporate social responsibility image of Chongqing Gas Group Co., LTD.
Na YIN, female, Han Ethnic Group, born in December, 1978. She is a member of the Communist Party of China and got her doctor’s degree of management science and engineering. Currently she holds the position of Deputy Standing Director at the Research Lab of Beijing Enterprises Group Company Limited as well as the Director of the Research Lab of Beijing Fuel Gas Survey.
Na YIN’s research area includes energy and environmental policies, new urbanization energy resolution, SOE reform and CSR management. She led researchers in the company to conduct the following researches: China’s Public Utility Market Reform, Business Mode Research of the Service of Urban Gas Enterprise in the Internet Economy Era, European Large-Scale Energy Enterprises Development Strategy Study and so forth. Currently, she assumes the key assignment from the company—Guiding Opinions on Deepening State-owned Enterprise Reform.
Bo Lin, Associate Editor-in-Chief of China WTO Tribune. Lin Bo graduated from China University of Political Science and Law for the bachelor degree of Journalism and Law, and then Chinese Academy of Sciences for graduate degree of Development&Education.
Ever since her joining in China WTO Tribune in 2008, Ms Lin has published more than 200,000 words in feature stories or columns, and interviewed MNCs’ senior executives and government officials many times. She also participates in writing the renowned CSR writings such as GoldenBee Responsible Competitiveness Best Practices (2008-2014), China CSR Development Report.
YUE ZUO is the manager of China National Nuclear Power Company for publicity and brand management, nominated public expert of Nuclear Energy Committee. He received his Master Degree of Business Administration from Hunan University. His research mainly focuses on public communication，adjacent movement and CSR. Major publications include: Guide to Public Communication, Out of Nuclear Facilities Adjacent to the Dilemma, Practice and Exploration of Public Scientific Popularization of Nuclear Power, "Four Force" Responsibility Model Cast Charm Nuclear Power.
CSR Director, Mengniu Dairy (Group) Co., Ltd.Mr. Wu received the Bacholor degree from Huazhong Agricultural University and obtained his Master degree from Xi'an University of Electronic Science and Technology.He joined Mengniu Dairy (Group) Co., Ltd. in March 2012 and was appointed as CSR Director. He once worked in China WTO Tribune and was in charge of the CSR research and consulting, and thus has rich experience in enterprise innovation and sustainable development management.
Karen Du takes overall responsibility for the plan and implement of charity progtams, including women empowerment, children education, environmental protection and volunteerism. And she is in charge of corporate sustainability report which aims at helping Mary Kay build positive brand image in China.
In her 6 years with the company, Karen held posts in media relations, corporate communication and other positions. In 2014, she rotated in marketing department and was responsible for national marketing campaign and related promoation plan. She led seveal CSR programs and media communication projects with postive feedback and impact.
Dr. Jürgen Steiger is Deputy Country Director of The Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer lnternationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in China as well as Programme Director of “Sino-German Cooperation Programme on Economic and Structural Reform”. Besides, he also has the overall responsibility for the Sector of Disaster Risk Management, Vocational Education & Training (TVET) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of GIZ. In addition, he also serves as the China Director of the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogue (EMSD).
In 1998, Dr Steiger joined GIZ. Since then, he has been engaged in development and cooperation between China and Germany/EU, particularly in the field of economic development and reform. TVET development has also been part of the focuses of his work at GIZ China for over the decade.
Dr Steiger studied economics at the University of Heidelberg, where he completed his Ph.D. on development economics. After his Ph.D study, he worked as research fellow and lecturer on development economics and international economics at the Department of Economics of South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University. Before he joined GIZ in 1998, he worked as managing director of an international consulting company.
Yangshan LI, member of the Communist Party of China, Master of Business Administration, Han Ethnic Group, Born in March, 1974. He started his career in 1995. He is currently the Deputy Director of Corporate Social Responsibility Department, Public Relations Division, State Grid Corporation of China. He was the former Deputy Director of Brand Department (News Information Department), Public Relations Division. He used to work at State Grid Gansu Electric Power Company before 2009.
During her almost 15 years of career at Intel, Guiyan SUN used to hold the position as the market development manager, server business market manager and mobile product market manager of Intel (China). She has been in charge of the orientation, development strategy and business expansion of Intel market, products and technology in China. By the end of 2010, Ms. Guiyan SUN transferred to CSR Division, responsible for CSR strategy, goal and project implementation, community service as well as CSR external promotion and internal publicity. She has taken the lead in the compilation and release of Intel annual CSR report for 6 consecutive years. She has also played an active role in the research and report compilation in information-based pension plan and low carbon fields.
Wenjun Dong is currently serving as vice operation manager of Weibo and director of Weigongyi. Creater and chief editor of Sina Forum in 2005, senior product manager of Sina public community in 2006; chief editor of Hudong in 2010; operation director of Weibo in 2011. He is an experienced practitioner in the field of social networking. He has 13 years work experience in the Internet, and 10 years experience of Internet products and operations management.
Wang He, Vice Chairman, China International Contractors Association
Ms. Wang He, Vice Chairman of International Contractors Association (CHINCA). Ms. Wang is responsible for the area of consulting, training and information service. Prior to the present position, she served successively the director of membership department, labor service department and secretary & research department of CHINCA. Before joining CHINCA, Ms. Wang worked in the International Business Management Institute of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. Ms. Wang graduated from the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) with a master degree in enterprise management, now holding the academic title of associate professor.
Director of Brand Division of Sinopec Group Information Office
Quansheng ZHOU graduated from Zhejiang University and Dalian University of Technology. He has been participating in corporate capital operation, social responsibility communication and brand management for a long time. He has kept communication and contact with stakeholders and is experienced in corporate management.