Social Resources Institute (SRI) is a non-profit research institution founded in 2008. The institute focuses on issues related to the livelihoods of peasants and the development of rural communities. In the past, we devoted to cooperate with development organizations, governments and enterprises to respond to the specific needs of rural communities, develop effective solutions at a local level, as well as encouraging government to create and implement policies that better rural areas. Now, SRI is committed to knowledge sharing and action in these three fields, including life education based on community, socially responsible investment, as well as market for livelihood improvement.

Mission: through action research, policy advocacy and capacity building, we realize sustainable livelihoods for peasants and sustainable development of rural communities.

Vision: knowledge helps people make independent choices and achieve sustainable development.

Values: independent thinking and cooperative innovation.

Culture: resolute, pragmatic, transparent, self-examining.