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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
First to Graduate with “Genovesian Oath”
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 |
At Lumsa University of Rome graduates in Italian and European Economy make a commitment to exercise their profession according to an ethical oath, promoted by economist Luigino Bruni.
Burundi. Small Miracles of Microcredit
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 |
Two associations for social development that have been operating in Africa for many years. Testimonies from some of the protagonists, personal and collective stories supported by a strong spirit of brotherhood.
Vatican Conference on Inclusive Economy
Monday, July 21, 2014 |
Scholars and representatives from business and international organisations gather with the Pope to focus on the “culture of waste” that disposes of human beings as if they were “rubbish”. The Economy of Communion’s work at weaving networks.