Resources on Faith, Ethics and Public Life

Values and the Global Economy

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Since the global financial crisis that hit in 2008, debate has raged on the moral foundations of the world economy. To what degree is business obligated to combine the pursuit of profit with attention to the global common good—through support for basic human dignity, human rights, and respect for the natural environment? To what degree should national governments, international organizations, and global civil society hold business accountable? This resource page highlights some of the key organizations, programs, events, and publications that are seeking to place values at the center of the debate over the future of the world economy.

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