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Križevci, Croatia - 16-19/10/2014

The 5th Meeting of European EoC Entrepreneurs and Stakeholders will take place in Croatia in October
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Summer School Mexico 2014: Building the dream

The EoC Summer School of Mexico will take place from 11th to 15th August gathering interested people from all the American Continent
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Happy Birthday, EoC!

Today is the 23rd anniversary of the Economy of Communion, launched on 29th May 1991 by Chiara Lubich in Brazil
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Argentina: happiness and dreams meet in Alta Gracia

The 33rd meeting of the Economy of Communion in Argentina was held from 25 to 27 April 2014
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Moscow: The first seeds of EoC sown in Russia

On Saturday 10th May, in Moscow, there was an introductory presentation of the EoC in Russia 
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Brazil: a Journey That's Left a Sign for Us

The journey of Maria Voce (Emmaus) and Giancarlo Faletti in Brazil. meetings and impressions from the world of EoC.
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Towards the European EoC Pole

The First Steps Towards the EoC Erasmus Project in Rotselaar, Belgium
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EoC International Summer School 2014: you can register!

Enroll online by July 31 at the 3rd Economy of Communion Summer School. 
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Argentina: Contagious Experiences

At the Escuela de Verano by Sophia University in Argentina, the entrepreneurs of EoC share contagious experiences...
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EoC - Economy of Communion

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Donatella Baldi’s story goes against the flow. She is keen on bees and the EoC. Her company called “Sapori Mediterranei” (“Mediterranean Flavours”) produces the best organic honey in the Province of Pisa.

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Sapori Mediterranei 02 prodotti ridHardworking, constant, living united and linked to one another: for Donatella the bees are her true passion. In 1991, when she heard about the revolutionary economic project of the EoC, she started a small enterprise. It was not easy to start the production. Financial difficulties did not allow her to have a stable income, until the right moment came, and Donatella Paolini Baldi was able to go ahead:  ‘The number of families of bees and the amount of honey produced increased,’ she shares, ’so much so that I was able to ask for the VAT, to do various registrations, to constitute a real and true enterprise, to leave my other job and to have a small income as an apiculturist’.

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To accompany n.13-14/2014 of Città Nuova

Cover 39The EoC Newsletter no. 39 is now available online , subscribers of Città Nuova are receiving it in their homes these days. The same editorial insert of n.13-14/2014, for 10-25 July is available on the EoC site, too, where the html version of the Newsletter can be downloaded as a printable file.

As highlighted by the editorial of Alberto Ferrucci, this issue intends to focus on the "EoC making a public appearance," 23 years after its birth. The Cover story tells the story of sharing talent between two Brazilian entrepreneurs brasilian from the North East and the South of Brazil, which led to the birth of the company Movelite because "Together It Works" and "Communion" are the most important talents of all.

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The 5th Meeting of European EoC Entrepreneurs and Stakeholders will take place in Croatia in October

Growing Together Towards an Economy of Inclusion: the EoC's Proposal

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Križevci, Croatia – (HR-48260)

Without EoC businesses there is no future for an economy of communion. It is indeed the companies that have the ability and the tools to help others experience the relationships of reciprocity and fraternity in their environment that are making life better for many. The EoC's peculiarity is that it is working in the field, inside the company itself, but it is also thinking about people who seem distant geographically. It works locally but thinks globally. The EoC companies create a universal communion, each starting from their own business, community and from their own country.

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Catholics in Business Wrestle With Pope Francis' Attacks on Capitalism  - 'If the Pope's Message Is Going to Be Effective, It Has to Be Realistic'

By Gregory J. Millman

published in The Wall Street Journal on July 10, 2014 2:26 p.m. ET

Logo WSJVATICAN CITY—Since his election last year, Pope Francis frequently has turned his attention to global business. "The economy can no longer turn to remedies that are a new poison, such as attempting to increase profits by reducing the workforce," he wrote In November.

Such comments, typical of this pope's statements, writings and even tweets, have Catholic executives struggling to remain faithful to their religion and loyal to their stockholders.

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Logo AMEC rid modIn the summer of 2014 there are many opportunities to study the topics of the EoC and Civil Economy: two international schools - in Puebla and Paris -, the 3rd EoC Workshop School in Loppiano and the two Schools of Civil Economy in Puglia and Sicily.

23 to 27 July: the 5th Summer School of Civil Economy at the Casa San Paolo in Martina Franca (Taranto), in Italian, entitled: Re-creating the Institutions, the Common Goods and Work.
Objective: to help young people aged 20 to 30 years of diverse backgrounds to become "civil" entrepreneurs, executives or professionals by offering them the vision of togetherness by Civil Economy.

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  3. The Word That Upturns the World
  4. The Gift of the Dreamy Brother
  5. Full of Days But Not Fulfilled Any More

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Summer School EoC 2014

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"A New Economy for a Fairer World"

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The Tree of Life

Logo Albero della vita rid modThe commentary on Genesis from the editorials of each Sunday published in Avvenire by Luigino Bruni

The loyalty of Joseph - 29/06/2014
Judah and Tamar - 22/06/2014
Joseph the dreamer - 15/06/2014
The death of Isaac - 08/06/2014
Dinah, the revenge and the gratitude - 01/06/2014
Blessed Struggle - 25/05/2014
The Way: To State and Cultivate the Alliance - 18/05/2014
The dream and the vocation - 11/05/2014
Esau and Jacob - 04/05/2014
The first contract - 27/04/2014
Abraham and Isaac - 20/04/2014
Agar - 13/04/2014
Abram - 06/04/2014
Babel - 30/03/2014
Noah - 23/03/2014
Cain and Abel - 16/03/2014
The snake - 09/03/2014
Eye to eye - 02/03/2014
Adam - 23/02/2014
The tree of life - 16/02/2014

No. 39 of the EoC Newsletter is now online

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The EoC Newsletter no. 39 is now available online
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EoC Report 2012-2013

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Synthesis of a year of EoC, strategies and prospects for the future.

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United Nations Video

This short video was shot in occasion of the EoC presentation in the February 2012 UN Conference on Poverty Eradication.

 

Summer School EoC 2013 videos

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EoC Summer School, Madrid, Sept. 11-15, 2013: A new economy for a united world

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The Genesis and Ethos of the Market

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Palgrave Macmillan, September 2012

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The Wound and the Blessing

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Economics, Relationships, and Happiness

New City Press, 2012

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The economy of giving

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«Unlike the consumerist economy, based on a culture of having, the economy of communion is the economy of giving.... 

EoC training 2012

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See the videos of the EoC training lessons (Per-corso EdC) held in the Lionello Industrial Park
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Video - The EoC Project

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This short 5 minute video about the origins of The EoC in Freedom Project, was developed for a presentation to the United Nations in February 2012.

Video - EoC in 5 words

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Presentation by Luigino Bruni to the Faculty of the Ateneo De Manila University. Manila, Philippines, September 23, 2011

Guidelines for conducting an EoC business

Binari_rid_modThe Economy of Communion proposes the following "Guidelines for conducting a business", to productive organizations who adhere to its message and its culture, written in the light of the life and thought of thousands of entrepreneurs and workers....

The “Identification Card” of the EoC

logo_edc_benvThe Economy of Communion (EoC) is a movement that involves entrepreneurs, workers, directors, consumers, savers, scholars, economic workers, poor and citizens, families, and was launched by Chiara Lubich in May of 1991 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Brazil 2011 - Twenty Years of EoC

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All the information related to the two events held in Brazil from May 25-29, 2011, for the 20th anniversary of the EoC (including articles, texts and videos).
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Economy and Communion Meet

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What is the Economy of Communion? Here is a synthesis of the DVD "Economy and Communion Meet" (only available in Italian) ©Charisma Productions, 2007

Formy comic strips!

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Do you know the mascot of the EoC website? 
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EoC video channel

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