Latest Event Updates

Webinar: EoC Startups Around the World

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If you are interested in learning about the development of new EoC businesses, this webinar is for you. Sophia University is hosting a webinar featuring the experience of three overseas EoC startups on:

WEDNESDAY 25th MAY 2022
8 AM EASTERN TIME
CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Mark Your Calendar: Next EoC Community Call on June 28, 2022

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Come join our next quarterly call of the North American community of the Economy of Communion

JUNE 28, 2022
6 PM EASTERN TIME
3 PM PACIFIC TIME

Join us via zoom for an hour of reflection, sharing of experiences, and of updates about the Economy of Communion here in North America.

Video: The Work of a EoC Family Business for Environmental Protection

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EoC entrepreneurs John and Julie Mundell have been working to protect the environment for more than 25 years. Their company, Mundell and Associates, began by working to address environmental damage and problems caused by toxic waste in Indianapolis, IN.

Today, their work is known throughout the United States and many other countries. Working to preserve the earth is a calling for them to build unity and a response to protect our planet for generations to come.

Learn more about their experience in this video by CSC Audiovisivi.

Learn about the Economy of Communion in 4 Online Sessions Hosted by Fordham University

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Fordham University is hosting an online conference – 4 sessions over the month of October – that will explore what it means to build an economy that serves all, and will do it by looking at the example of the Economy of Communion (EoC) initiative.

You can review the details of the program and register for each session here.

The first session will be held on October 5 on the topic of “The Business Purpose Question as the Question of Purpose

Speakers:

Jeffrey D. Sachs is a University Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University. He is President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Chair of the Lancet COVID-19 Commission.

Luigino Bruni is Professor of Economics at the Lumsa University, Rome. He is a Consultant to the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, President of SEC – School of Civil Economy and columnist for the Newspaper Avvenire. Editor-in-Chief of IREC (International Review of Economics), Director of the PhD in Civil Economy Sciences at Lumsa in Rome.

Re-live the Celebrations for the 30 Years of the Economy of Communion

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The Economy of Communion (EoC) celebrates its 30 years of existence this year 2021. People from all over the world came together to celebrate this anniversary by remembering the original inspiration, by sharing reflections, lessons learned and experiences and by embracing new challenges.

You can join in the celebrations and learn more about the EoC through the videos of the international event that was broadcast live from Loppiano, Italy on May 29th, and through a North American get-together that was held on Sunday June 6th.


International celebration of the 30 years of the EoC
Start the video (4h40min)


North American get-together for the 30th anniversary
Start the video (1h15 min)


Join Us This Sunday for our 30th Anniversary Celebration

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Click here to join our zoom celebration on june 6

Click here to join our zoom celebration on june 6

Join the Celebration of the 30 Years of the EoC

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Via YouTube, starting at 7 am ET on May 29, 2021

Join Us as we celebrate 30 years of the Economy of Communion

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Click here to join our zoom celebration on June 6th

Learn more about the international 30th anniversary on May 29 and register

How New Economic Models and Technology Can Help the Development of an Integral Ecology

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The Pontifical University Sophia is holding an online symposium with a provocative title – Laudato Me or Laudato We – that will look at some of the recent economic and technology developments through the lens of ‘Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ recent encyclical, on May 15th, 2021 from 7 am ET – 1 pm ET.

How can new economic models and technology help or hinder the development of an integral ecology? Check out the program and register to expand your knowledge and gather new insights on these new societal developments.

[Video] Businesses for a Caring Economy

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On March 7th, 2021, the Economy of Communion sponsored a panel discussion that highlighted how businesses can help address economic injustice and promote inclusion. Representatives from several organizations presented their experience and engaged in a lively debate.

We work to harness the potential of the private sector, to create a capitalism that enables everyone economic participation, as well as economic dignity, while protecting the planet. (Meredith Sumpter)

Access the Video Here

The panel discussion was part of a larger event – A Hearth for the Human Family – that was organized by the Focolare Forum for Dialogue and Culture.