Aging right in Taiwan

The world’s population is getting older and in some places — especially Taiwan — at a relatively quick pace. Nine per cent of the world’s population is over 65 years old. In...

Tsai honors Taiwan winners of Presidential Hackathon

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- President Tsai Ing-wen honored July 27 the five Taiwan winners of the Presidential Hackathon, praising the teams’ efforts in harnessing the power of innovation and open ...

Interview: Hong Kong Social Enterprise Business Center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hong Kong Social Enterprise Business Center (HKSEBC) connects social service providers with funders to bring to life ideas on how to make society a better place. Th...

E. Sun Bank recognized by APSIPA for low-interest loans to social enterprises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- E. Sun Bank was awarded the Asia Pacific Social Innovation Partnership Award (APSIPA) in Kaohsiung on May 11 for offering loans with low-interest rates to meet the financial ne...

Carrefour’s push for cage-free eggs underlines corporate social conscience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Carrefour Taiwan, one of Taiwan’s largest retailers, has been pushing for cage-free eggs since 2018, and the campaign is having an effect by convincing egg farmers t...

Asia Pacific Social Enterprise Summit bolsters promotion of public well-being

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Asia Pacific Social Enterprise Summit wrapped up on May 12 in Taiwan’s southern city of Kaohsiung, “bolstering regional cooperation in using innovative commerci...

Agoood transforms charity into service that creates value and does good deeds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mark Yeh (葉文宏), board director of charity managing company Agoood, believes that, “The best kind of charity creates values and provides services instead of just soli...

Sense Innovation wins APISPA award by meeting needs of children with disabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Sense Innovation has won the 2019 Asia Pacific Social Innovation Partnership Award (APSIPA) for providing the latest medical technologies and working with two charities to meet...

Blueseeds wins APSIPA award for working with charity to create eco-friendly value chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Blueseeds has won the 2019 Asia Pacific Social Innovation Partnership Award (APSIPA) for its partnership with the Garden of Hope Foundation (GOHF) to extend the value of e...

APSIPA winner Micro PC tackles the scourge of plastic microbeads in water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Micro PC was founded by two college students at Chung Yuan Christian University (中原大學) who developed a technology that cleans harmful substances from water, such as plastic mic...

Asia Pacific Social Enterprise Summit set to open May in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Asia Pacific Social Enterprise Summit (APSES), one of the most significant summits on social enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region, will take place at the Convention Center of...

Taipei forum discusses innovative approaches to sustainability and CSR

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the second day of the 2018 Global Corporate Sustainability Forum in Taipei, a workshop was held on sustaining s' enterprise competitiveness, via corporate social re...

Innovation most important driver of Taiwan economy: president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said innovation is the most important driver of Taiwan’s economy, while meeting representatives from a wide swath of Taiwan&rsquo...

NGO Living Arts International opens art space and branch in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S.-based culture and arts NGO, Living Arts International opened a branch, as well as a renovated art space in Taipei earlier this month. Living Arts International wil...

Taiwan to invest NT$8.8 billion in social innovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Minister without Portfolio, Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said Taiwan will invest NT$8.8 billion (US$0.29 billion) over five years on social innovation to support social entrepr...