Archive for July, 2009

Chinese Social Entrepreneurs Featured in New GLI Book

Friday, July 24th, 2009

On our all too infrequent, and now sadly missed, luncheon meetings in St Albans, GLI Chairman Robin Rowland would keep me posted on the latest GLI news and achievements. They would often feature important goings-on in China, where, in Robin’s words, ‘GLI was doing special things.’   Robin would marvel at the impact Chinese social entrepreneurs […]

10th GLI Networkers’ Salon

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

The 10th GLI Networkers’ Salon was held in the meeting room of Crystal Information and Technology Ltd, Shanghai in April. Several new GLI Networkers from local NGOs were in attendance, some of them from new facilities established after the Wenchuan Earthquake. The salon invited guest speakers from four NGOs who shared their views on the […]

Award for Dr Christopher Daniel

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

UnLtdWorld BRIC awards Libby Brayshaw reports that GLI had a strong presence at a recent awards ceremony in London. Three GLI representatives were honoured in the prestigious UnLtdWorld BRIC awards. Here’s Libby’s story. I experienced a great example of the power of networking recently when I attended the 1st Birthday party of the UnLtdWorld website in […]

Remembering Robin Rowland

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Going through old email messages and selecting appropriate stories is part of my job editing the GLI English website. However, since GLI Chairman and Co-Founder Robin Rowland died at the end of March, glancing at those messages, many from Robin himself, has been particularly painful. However, one message in particular summed up Robin’s GLI philosophy. […]

Japanese Entrepreneurs Visit Shanghai

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

GLI recently organised a visit to Shanghai for Japanese Networkers. Social entrepreneurs, Tanabe Yutaka, the founder of Sign Language and Shi Zhian, the founder of Social Innovation Osaka made the visit last November. They visited local social enterprises and NGOs, and have communicated with GLI Networkers in Shanghai, university students and other social organisation members. Both felt […]

Chinese Visit to Japan a Big Success

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

  An innovative six-day study tour saw representatives from China visit Japan recently. The visit to Japanese Social Enterprises, entitled The Role of Social Enterprise in Community Reconstruction, took place in January. The visit  was co-organised by Japanese social enterprise supporting organisations ETIC, Social Venture Partner Japan and GLI, with GLI Executive DirectorFan Li, who sends us […]

June 2009

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

NewsMail gives you What’s New on the GLI website and introduces new GLI Networkers. Forward NewsMail to your contacts – we’re happy for you to pass it on! So what’s new this month? GLI News A New Partnership Global Links Initiative is teaming up with UnLtdWorld to help encourage our Networkers to collaborate online. UnLtdWorld […]