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April 30, 2019

New Analysis: Are Social Enterprises Charities?

Using the example of “mutual aid health communities” in China, contributor Caitlin Schultz digs into the questions surrounding entities known as “social enterprises”—hybrid organizations that do not fit neatly into either for-profit or non-profit categories. How are such organizations classified, or how will they be classified, in China’s regulatory landscape? Will Beijing view them as charitable organizations, falling under the scope of 2016’s Charity Law? Or might Beijing classify them as businesses and regulate them as such? How might society at large view these hybrid organizations?

You can read the full analysis here.

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