SANYA, HAINAN, CHINA – On 20 March 2017, the day the world celebrates UN International Day of Happiness, Sanya Summer Mall, Sanya Tourism Association, and Zhihaiwangchao Media Agency co-organized “WHAT IS HAPPINESS FOR YOU?” event at Summer Mall in the city of Sanya, Hainan province, China. The event invited tri-sector leaders from government, academic and media to discuss what does happiness mean at personal level and organization level.



Sanya City has been selected as the No.1 “City of Happiness”  in China. What does happiness mean to the local people, those who live their lives in this city? What status does happiness have in one’s life? How does the individual citizens of Sanya feel about happiness?


The one-day event also allowed visitors to enjoy the excitement of SDG Pyramid To Happiness Playcards, the fun tool to discuss openly about what happiness means to each player.


The SDG Pyramid To Happiness Playcards was developed by the United in Diversity Foundation as a fun way to encourage both adults and children to learn about the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The practitioner version can be used by professionals as an ice breaker or teambuilding exercise, where they are prompted to share stories of experiences related to issues addressed by the different Sustainable Development Goals as they draw cards to build their happiness pyramids.


In the future, Sanya Summer Mall will keep taking its social responsibility with international perspective, to promote CSR management ability, to contribute to the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals. :: GITI UID CHINA/ZhouShuang/27032017