Lin leads BSR’s work in China, with a focus on women workers’ empowerment and supply chain sustainability issues.
She has extensive external and government relations connections and experience and is one of the leading thinkers on supply chain, economic development, and labor issues in China.
Lin started her sustainable business career at the ILO in Geneva, where she designed a project on human resources management and labor relations in China’s special economic zones. She returned to China in 2001 to serve as the project’s chief technical advisor. In 2005, IKEA recruited Lin as a sustainability manager, where she was responsible for the overall IKEA China supply chain sustainability scope, including social and environmental compliance and external relations, as well as for contributing to global sustainability strategy and action plans.
Lin holds an M.P.S. in International Development Policy from Cornell University and a B.A. in Political Economics and Education from Shanghai Teacher’s College.
Insights From Lin Wang
- China’s Carbon Emission Trading Scheme and its Implications for Businesses | Dec 16, 2021 | Blog
- China’s 14th Five-Year Plan: Broad Insights for the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industries | Aug 12, 2021 | Blog
- China’s 14th Five-Year Plan: Broad Insights for Investors | May 23, 2021 | Blog
- China’s Climate Goals, The 14th Five-Year Plan, and the Impact on Sustainable Business | Apr 28, 2021 | Blog
- What Business Can Expect from China’s 14th Five-Year Plan | Mar 4, 2021 | Blog
- China in 2021: Looking beyond COVID-19 | Feb 2, 2021 | Blog
- The Impact of Coronavirus on Workers, Business Operations, and Supply Chains in China | Mar 6, 2020 | Blog
- The Coronavirus’ Impact on Chinese Society and Supply Chains | Feb 19, 2020 | Blog
- A New Era: Optimizing Chinese Industry in the Age of Automation | Feb 21, 2017 | Reports
- Beijing Launches New App to Guide Visually Disabled | May 18, 2016 | News
- Women at Work: Maximizing Profits Ethically | Nov 20, 2015 | News