German Student Undertakes Foodsaving Initiatives in Taiwan

Editor: Judy Chen When African culture meets Austronesian culture in fashion, what kind of sparkles will you expect? LIHIYA might give you some clues. Food waste has become a dominant global issue especially in developed countries in recent years. According to Taiwan People’s Food Bank Association, approximately 2.75 million tons of food is wasted in Read More …

Beyonders: Living Beyond Boundaries

We all live defined by artificial boundaries: boundaries created by gender, social class, religion, culture, and country, etc. At Beyonder Times we strive to look beyond these constraints and to show people our commonality, rather than our differences. Globalization is inevitable. We believe that Taiwan, even as an island country, cannot stay out of this Read More …

“20 for Future”: Charity & Strategic CSR

Columnist: David Willson David’s Beyonder Story I recently met with the group of students that I will be mentoring this year as they move through the Young Entrepreneurs of the Future program, an ambitious and inspiring program run by the Epoch Foundation, teaching entrepreneurship to university students in Taiwan. These students are drawn from universities Read More …

Mars Catalyst: Strategic CSR Best Practice

Columnist: David Willson David’s Beyonder Story As Taiwan effectively shut down over the Chinese New Year, I spent more time working with overseas clients, who were not affected by the holiday period. That focused period working again in a more international environment got me reflecting on what true best-practice looks like in strategic corporate social Read More …

An Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility

Columnist: David Willson David’s Beyonder Story Even thinking about writing this article depresses me. It depresses me because I have believed passionately, for over two decades now, in the power of companies taking authentic action to build a better world for us all. Genuinely implemented corporate social responsibility (CSR) impacts us all in incredibly real Read More …