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Chang Yung-fa. Businessman (Taiwan)

Syllabus of the Sub-subject: Chang Yung-fa (I-Kuan Tao). Director of Evergreen.

  1. The Taiwanese Businessman Chang Yung-fa
  2. Evergreen Group (logistics)
  3. I-Kuan Tao Religion (Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism)
  4. Chang Yung-fa Foundation
The Sub-subject “Chang Yung-fa (Taiwanese Businessman)” is part of the following programs:
  1. Doctorates: Religion and Business, Asia
  2. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Asia, Emerging Markets, Pacific

Master and Doctorate in International Business for the Taiwanese Students

Learning materials in English or Spanish Chang Yung-fa French Chang Yung-fa

Sample of the Sub-subject: Chang Yung-fa (Businessman, Taiwan)
Chang Yung-fa Taiwanese Businessman

Description of the Sub-Subject: Chang Yung-fa (Taiwanese Businessman).

Chang Yung-fa belongs to “I-Kuan Tao IKT” (Yiguan Tao) religion, founded in China in the last century.

I-Kuan Tao IKT is a syncretic religion incorporating elements of Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism. The “I-Kuan Tao” recognises other religions like Hinduism, Islam or Christianity as a valid faith.

Harmony of Religions

In 1968, Dr Chang Yung-fa founded Evergreen Marine (Taiwan). In less than twenty years the company becomes the largest company of the container ships of the globe.

Evergreen Group.

  1. More than 27,000 employees
  2. 240 agents Worldwide
  3. More than fifty companies in five continents
  4. Three companies listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange

The Confucian Ethics highly influences the values of the Evergreen Group.


Dr Y.F. Chang believes in giving back to society what he has won. In 1985; he created the Yung-fa Chang Foundation, specialising in emergency relief, medical services, the promotion of education and culture as well as getting to raise the moral standards of society.

On February 2012, Chang reported that it had committed to “giving away all his wealth (1.69 billion dollars) to the Chang Yung-fa Foundation.”

“However, if that money is used to perform good works; it is wonderful to see the benefits of what you have given.

That happiness obtained by doing a good deed will always be at the heart” Dr Y.F. Chang

Kuan Tao Global Ethics

Religions and International Business. Buddhist Civilisation

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