Multinationals “can be an important factor for development… But they can also contribute to the misery of the population”, denounces Archbishop of Kinshasa ahead of vote this weekend
COMECE and Justice & Peace Europe call on Brussels to implement a “people-centred”, “sustainable” and “peaceful” EU Arctic policy
Brussels-based Church development group CIDSE calls tragedy that killed 19 and left over a million homeless “a catastrophic case of corporate negligence”
In post-synodal message, hierarchs recall that withholding wages, unfair remuneration and lack of social protection for workers are sins that cry to heaven for vengeance
“European citizens want to break free of the connection between the products in their homes and shocking stories of exploited labour and devastated ecosystems”, insists CIDSE
Academics interpret Francis’ welcoming of business activity, condemnation of corruption as evidence of his support for eco-social market economy
“No company should be able to disregard or circumvent human rights to gain profit or competitive advantages”, clamour the Catholic and Reformed Churches
At the opening of the Season of Creation, Pope Francis stressed the inextricable link between caring for our home and the way our economy works.
Tax justice, including reforming the current tax systems, enacting jubilee, and paying reparations, was the focus of the second 2020 Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management public webinar held on 14 September.
German Catholic youth are boycotting Nestlé over environmental protection and human rights concerns.
In the recent years, scandals involving multinational companies have proliferated, putting into question the morality of our economic system
In a statement coordinated by CIDSE – the Catholic NGO for international cooperation for development and solidarity – 110 bishops and cardinals from all over the world have called on States to enforce corporate social responsibility, denouncing that “irresponsible companies are complicit in acts of violence and suffering”.