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Heyi Institue

Beijing, China
Joined August 2018

A Cradle of Environmental Actors in China. Mission: supporting grassroots green NGOs development in order to take effective actions to address environmental issues through incubation and training.

Presence in: China
Focus: Environmental Justice

Heyi Institute, a supporting NGO for grassroots green NGOs development through incubation, training, and information sharing.

The main programs include environmental protection NGOs incubation program;public interest litigation capacity building program for lawyers, paralegals and environmental protection NGOs;promoting enterprises’ legal and social responsibility program.

There’re 12 full-time staff and dozens of external experts.

 

People Associated With This Organization

Yijun Zhang

China  
Heyi Institue
Joined August 2018
Interests: Environmental Justice, Land & Natural Resources
HEYI GREEN INSTITUTE Beijing, China
Senior Program Manager supervising 4 full-time staffs now
• Design and lead implementation of environmental protection grassroots NGOs incubation project focusing on water pollution control by the strategies of training and funding small grants on information transparency, litigation and pollution victims legal empowerment;
• Develop an on-line course on environmental public interest litigation for environmental lawyers, paralegals, and NGOs and follow up their training needs for future courses;
• Manage promoting enterprises' legal and social responsibility program by developing legal advocacy toolkit for local NGOs to push green supply chain from legal perspective.
• Organize 10+ in-person training workshops on natural resource management, water pr
Yijun Zhang is the network champion (main point of contact) for Heyi Institue.

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