Article “Greater transparency needed in China’s charity sector”

January 03, 2012 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News, Global Giving, Avoiding 'Charity' Scams

Here is an interesting article on transparency in the Chinese charitable sector. “Charities will lose public credibility without transparency,” said one researcher. It is interesting to note that in one scandal involving the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC), the ” the scandal led to an 86.6-percent drop in donations to national charity organizations over the following six months”.  It appears that the Chinese government is taking steps to bring in greater transparency.

Here is the full article:

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/indepth/2012-01/02/c_131338859.htm

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