December 2 local time，Harvard University and Evergrande
Group declared jointly that the two parties had signed a agreement officially. Harvard
University and Evergrande Group will set up Harvard Green Architecture Center,
Harvard Immunology and Disease Research Center, and Harvard Mathematics Science
Center, to carry out scientific research and industrial development in such
fields as green architecture, health care and medical treatment, applied
science and so on.
agreement signed between Harvard University and Evergrande Group. Faust, the
president of Harvard University, was at back left and Prof. Hui Ka Yan, the
chairman of the board, back right, front line who were signing: left Alan
Garber, vice president of Harvard University and right Dr. Xia Haijun, the vice
chairman of the board and the CEO.
of Harvard University and Senior Executives of Evergrande Group. Faust, the
president of Harvard University, was at front line of the fifth from left, Prof.
Hui Ka Yan, the chairman of the board, front line of the fourth from right,
Alan Garber, vice president of Harvard University, front line of the fourth
from left and Dr. Xia Haijun, the vice chairman of the board and the CEO, front
line of the third from right.
the president of Harvard University, said that Evergrande was China’s most
powerful leading enterprise and worldwide famous company, and she was very
happy that Evergrande chose Harvard as a partner, this would open up an
extremely important new direction of all partnership of Harvard. She claimed
that green building, health care and applied science were the issues which
deeply concerned by people all over the world, and Harvard was the place where
had the most capability to solve the challenges that mankind faced.
Address of Faust, the president
of Harvard University.
Address of Hui Ka Yan, the
chairman of the board.
The speech of Faust, the
president of Harvard University, and Hui Ka Yan, the chairman of the board.
Hui Ka Yan, Standing Committee of the CPPCC and the chairman of the board, expressing
at the signing ceremony that the goal of Evergrande is to become the world’s
top enterprise of “five most” which involved “largest size, best team, best
management, deepest culture, most famous”. Evergrande and Harvard would
co-found three centers, which must promote science research and the development
of the industry of these fields.”Harvard as the world’s most famous school and
Evergrande as global leading enterprise, the future cooperation of us would be
full of all kinds of possibilities. Exchanges and cooperation of us would
promote the world’s academic level and progress and development of human
Hui Ka Yan, the chairman of the
board, in meeting with Faust, the president of Harvard University.
Faust, the president of Harvard
University presenting a gift to Hui Ka Yan, the chairman of the board.
attendees of the signing ceremony were representative of Harvard school and
hospital as follows: Alan Garber, vice president of Harvard University,
Mostafavi, dean of School of Design, Smith, dean of Faculty of Arts and
Sciences, Flier, dean of Medical School, Nabel, president of Brigham and
Women’s Hospital, Yau Shing-tung, tenured professor of Harvard University and
senior executives of Evergrande as follows: Xia Haijun, vice president of the
board and the CEO, Wang Chuan, executive vice president, Xie Huihua, the CFO,
Lin Manjun, Xu Wen, He Miaoling, Xu Jianhua, Hong Changlong, vice presidents.
Hui Ka Yan, the chairman of the
board, presenting a gift to Harvard University.
Alan Garber (second from left),
vice president of Harvard University, in a banquet with guests of Evergrande
Faust and Prof. Hui Ka Yan exchanged official and private gifts during the
ceremony and vice president Alan Garber and CEO Xia Haijun signed the agreement
on behalf of both sides. After the ceremony, vice president Alan Garber, on
behalf of Harvard University, held a banquet for Hui Ka Yan and his party.
Ka Yan and his party met the president Faust and reached cooperative consensus
which laid the foundation of signing on officially, on October 8.