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economy of communion

Diversity or the ‘problematic’ other.

By | General

Today’s challenges in society bring about new thinking and ways of working: e.g. ‘Shared Value‘ (Porter and Kramer; 2011) or CSR 2.0 (Visser, 2010).

In these innovative approaches, we are faced with at least two big challenges: First, how to cope with uncertainty and novelty, as discussed in our last blog (Oct 2,’12). Second, we must learn to truly see and accept the other as yet diverse partners, thus overcoming a deep and commonly held perspective of the ‘problematic’ other.  Read More

Summer School Economy of Communion

By | Customers, General

Last week I visited the First European Summer School of the Economy of Communion (EoC), from 11-15 September, near Lisbon, Portugal.

A great event gathering about 20 different countries and nationalities of young and not so young people, driven to bring about positive change to the current economic reality. Theme of the programme was: “Towards a Bridging Economy”.

Enjoy the Facebook impression!

 

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