China, the world’s second-largest economy growing at 7% annually, is transitioning from factory floor to innovation powerhouse. Leading Chinese companies seek to become some of the world’s most reputable and preeminent brands. Among many trends shaping growth and creating new opportunities in China, government policy has been, and continues to be the critical shaping force. “Mass entrepreneurship and innovation”, as well as the advancement of corporate social responsibility (CSR), are key planks of the government’s plan to drive growth and harmonious integration of Chinese companies into the broader global market.
Dr. Xue Han and Dr. Liyun Qi, experts respectively in innovation policy and corporate social responsibility in China, will offer special guest talks on these topics at Lakehead University Orillia.