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Emily is an experienced project manager with practical and research experience in sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. She has worked in Australia, China, Laos, Thailand and Malaysia. Emily currently lives and works in China. The opinions Emily expresses on this blog are her own and do not reflect those of her employers or clients

China’s moth-eaten social safety net: who will catch the poorest of the poor? Not corporations. China & Development 

China’s moth-eaten social safety net: who will catch the poorest of the poor? Not corporations.

China is, without a doubt, on a fast track to ‘development’ with an astonishing US$3.2 trillion in foreign reserves. But inequality, particularly rural and urban, is extreme and China’s growing wealth has resulted in multiple international aid agencies pulling out. So, who is going to pick up the slack? Emily reckons neither the Chinese government nor corporations can live up... Continue reading