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Taiwan benefit corporation legislation proposals

We last wrote about benefit corporation legislation in Taiwan back in 2017, and since then there has been some movement on this topic. On 6 July 2018, the Legislative Yuan requested that the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) coordinate with stakeholders to evaluate whether a special chapter covering social enterprises and benefit corporations should be [...]

2018 Environmental Report

Since our founding, Winkler Partners has striven to have a positive impact on the environment, as well as an ongoing commitment to the professional development of our staff. In 2006, we established a Green Office Department, to undertake the greening of the office, implement methods to reduce our use of energy, promote the use of [...]

Taiwanese dolphins listed as endangered

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the United States has issued a ruling on a petition by several US-based environmental groups which lists the Taiwanese humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis taiwanensis) as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”). This ruling will further help efforts to protect this population of dolphins that [...]

2017 Environmental Report

Winkler Partners has at its core, a commitment to environmental protection and sustainability, as well as a commitment to the constant professional development of our staff. In 2006, we established a Green Office Department, to undertake the greening of the office, implement methods to reduce our use of energy, promote the use of environmentally friendly [...]

A look at proposals for B Corporation legislation in Taiwan

In recent years, a growing number of entrepreneurs around the world started to fervently promote the notion that contrary to traditional practice, enterprises should not only look after the interests of their shareholders, but also, those of their stakeholders. As a response to this movement, many jurisdictions began enacting legislation that provides for a new [...]

WP awarded B Corporation certification

Winkler Partners, a full service law firm based in Taipei, Taiwan, has become the first legal service provider in Asia to become a Certified B Corporation. According to B Lab, a non-profit that awards B Corporation certification, Winkler Partners is the 17th company in Taiwan to be certified. Worldwide, only 36 legal service providers have [...]

WP cosponsors nonviolent communication and mediation workshop

Winkler Partners proudly cosponsored a mediation workshop entitled “The Heart of Conflict” in Taipei on 21-22 October 2015. The workshop explored using Nonviolent Communication (NVC) in the context of mediation and conflict resolution, and was led by certified NVC trainers Jim and Jori Manske of Hawaii, USA. Eleven colleagues and friends of Winkler Partners took [...]

Untapped Cities on our rooftop garden

Untapped Cities recently covered our rooftop garden along with similar projects in Tokyo in a post entitled Urban Farms in Taipei and Tokyo Improve Office Life. The post mentions that our garden is home to 340 plant species including passionfruit trees, strawberries plants, and leafy greens.  Our garden has also been written about in Taiwan Panorama, [...]

 

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