Our Essence

We do good in a new way. A diverse group of like-minded people, we address social issues in China through support of social enterprises. Our community is composed of innovative thinkers and social entrepreneurs. We provide the talent, knowledge and resources that social enterprises need to thrive through our skill sharing network, the Fresh Start Time Bank.

We support social enterprises

Fresh Start is a community of people who want to solve social problems.

Around the World a new business model is emerging that is built for profitability but aimed at social good.  Learn about how Fresh Start supports this model as a way to address social issues in China.

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The talent of our community is a powerful resource


Where social enterprises can tap into the skills and resources they need.

As members of the Time Bank community, everyone provides what they are best at and take what they need so social enterprises can do more good.  Learn more about the FS Time Bank and how you can participate.

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Our work and play together matters

We belong to a community of professionals that are committed to driving triple bottom line change.

We meet weekly to share knowledge, weave our skills together, and make a difference in China. We invite like-minded Shanghai professionals and visitors to join us.

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Social Enterprises create a multiple

A way for Global Rotarians to solve social issues in a sustainable way.

By using business models to create financially sound organizations, social enterprises create sustainable social good. Learn more about how you can get involved with social enterprises in China through Fresh Start.

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Our community is changing China every day

A place for leaders in sustainability and social responsibility to engage with Shanghai’s social enterprise agents.

We are at the leading edge of social change in one of the most dynamic places in the World. Explore what we are doing that may align with your initiatives.

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