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The Project: The Economy of Communion (EoC) began in 1991, following a visit by Chiara Lubich to Brazil, as an active response to the very real social problems and imbalanced economy of that country, and capitalism in general.

The proposal made to businesses was primarily to share profits, and to have a different organisational dynamic based on sharing and fraternity. Today hundreds of businesses across the world are inspired by EdC, basing their management style on fraternity, sharing the riches produced.

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Daily Life
The Economy of Communion in Germany: “Outside the Box”
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Box: that's the name of the commercial building in Augsburg, Germany, home to a group of businesses of the Economy of Communion. Three companies with an innovative way of relating to one another.
International Happiness Day
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 |
Excerpts from an interview by the regional United Nations Information Centre (UNRIC) with Prof Luigino Bruni, coordinator of the Economy of Communion Project
Pope Francis in Sardinia. Primavera 83
Monday, September 23, 2013 |
Restoring dignity with work for the unemployed and marginalised youth are front and centre of Pope Francis’ message in Sardinia. Among the courageous testimonials, that of Primavera 83, which adheres to the principles of the Economy of Communion.