• Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:04

    On February 3, 2018, CCR CSR attended a glitzy Chinese New Year gala show at Concord Pottery – a ceramics factory supplying a major coffee retailer in Dongguan that opened an in-factory daycare center. In this post, we sat down with Mr. Law to learn a bit more about the operational side of the daycare centre and how it has impacted his workers. 

  • Monday, February 12, 2018 - 10:49

    On February 3, 2018, CCR CSR ventured out to Concord Pottery in Dongguan to attend the factory’s Spring Festival gala and 20th anniversary events. We were happy to have the opportunity to sit down and chat with some of the parent workers about how the daycare and after-school centre at Concord has impacted their lives. In this post, we sat down with Mr. Li from Yunnan Province who lives with his 12 year-old daughter in Dongguan. 

  • Monday, February 12, 2018 - 10:21

    On February 3, 2018, CCR CSR ventured out to Concord Pottery in Dongguan to attend the factory’s Spring Festival gala and 20th anniversary events. During our visit, we had the opportunity to sit down and chat with some of the parent workers about how the daycare and after-school centre at Concord has impacted their lives. In this post, we sat down with Ms. Yu, a mother of a five-year-old girl from Dali, Yunnan. 

  • Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 20:56

    At first, Ms. Zhang’s story sounds all too familiar: she’s a factory worker who left her children behind with her parents in their hometown, and only manages to return home once a year. That separation, she says, created not just a physical distance between them but an emotional one as well. However, when Child Friendly Spaces opened at her factory this year, things began to change…

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 14:47

    Many parent workers are faced with a dilemma during the summer: how to take care of their children when they’re off school while still balancing the demands of work? For many, the only solution is to quit. Luckily, CCR CSR’s Child Friendly Spaces program means that factory workers have one less thing to worry about during the summer. 

  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 17:31

    This summer a massive transformation took place in the rooms of 17 factories in China. Once monotone, drab-looking places for workers and management were transformed into colorful, lively spaces for workers’ children to play and learn. But the transformation was not only a physical one. Factories also enjoyed positive changes among their workforce and operations. 

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 10:47

    Xiao Ming is a 10-year-old boy whose parents both moved away for work without him and only return home once a year. This summer, Xiao Ming came to his mother's factory in Guangzhou to attend a Factory Child Friendly Space. Never taught in obedience or etiquette, Xiao Ming struggled at the beginning and would get into fights with other children. But with one-on-one attention from teachers and good communication with his mother, things slowly started to change... 

  • Friday, July 21, 2017 - 19:23

    The following story chronicles the journey of Xiao Jing, a young teenager who was found working in a garment factory below the legal working age. CCR CSR worked closely with Xiao Jing and her family to implement a remediation plan that could help her build a bright future. But the journey was not always smooth sailing. 

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 09:30

    This is the story of a family reunited through Factory Child Friendly Spaces this summer. The initiative brought inmeasurable happiness to the family, and this happiness also spread to their work. 

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 16:11

    The closure of schools in the summer means millions of kids suddenly find themselves with nothing to do and nowhere to go. For those parents working in factories far away from their children, school vacations can be a vexing time.The following blog tells the story of a young boy from Yunnan who was reunited with his mother in a far-away factory. 

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