Building an On-Site Childcare Facility: The Case of Concord Factory

The Center for Child Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility (CCR CSR) in China is a social enterprise that inspired us tremendously on how businesses, even those outside of China, can do to influence lives of left-behind children.

Check out this successful case study on how Concord, a factory located in China’s main manufacturing hub Dongguan and the main ceramics supplier for Starbucks, took part in CCR CSR's migrant parenting training a few years ago and saw success. 

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Wei's thesis on China's left-behind children

Wei Lui has written a thorough research paper, complete with interviews and anecdotes, about China's left-behind children. Here is a paragraph from his abstract:

"The overall aim of this research is to explore the experiences of children‘s being left behind at home, at school and in the community from the perspectives of four main groups of stakeholders: left-behind children, their guardians, their parents and their teachers."

Photo credit: MianShaHua Studio

Photo credit: MianShaHua Studio