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Finding business solutions to social problems: Jesuit initiatives in social enterprise

30 September 2014
Jóvenes en comunidades indígenas exploran producción de café en las tierras altas de Mindanao (Filipinas) requiriendo asistencia de técnica y comercialización. Foto des: ESSC

Mariel de Jesus Today’s problems need different strategies and Jesuits must apply new skills and techniques in order to respond more effectively. Beyond simply business skill however, there is a need for greater imagination to solve the challenges of today. In the same way business as usual needs to change, social ministries and apostolates...
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Update on the JCAP education colloquium: The planet is our home

15 July 2014
La reconciliación con la creación en el planeta que es nuestro hogar

Christopher Gleeson, SJ Nearly 100 participants from nine countries gathered last 8 to 12 July in Sydney, Australia at Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview for the 2014 Jesuit Conference Asia Pacific (JCAP) Education Colloquium with the theme The Planet is Our Home. Fr José Mesa, Secretary of Primary and Secondary Education at the Jesuit curia...
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The Planet is Our Home: A Colloquium for Jesuit schools on Reconciliation with Creation

15 May 2014
The Planet is Our Home: A Colloquium for Jesuit schools on Reconciliation with Creation

Christopher Gleeson, SJ and Jennie Hickey Taking our cue from the decision in the Jesuit Conference Asia Pacific (JCAP) in 2010 to identify Reconciliation with Creation as a priority engagement, we wanted to give maximum exposure to the fact that care of the environment is an integral part of the Jesuit mission. We recognize...
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Upper Pulangi youth bringing back the forests: A Flight for Forests update

15 May 2014
Upper Pulangi youth bringing back the forests: A Flight for Forests update

In the mountains of Mindanao, Philippines, the forests are still being lost. But in the small community of Bendum in Bukidnon, the forest has been maintained over the last 20 years through a youth program with the Pulangiyen indigenous community. Not only are these youth seeking to stop illegal logging, they are also actively...
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Flights for Forests

20 September 2011
Para la juventud ambiente, Battambang-Cambodia. Foto de: Sch. Mark Lopez,SJ

Aviation accounts for 4 to 9 percent of the climate change impact of human activity.  With more and more people flying, air travel is set to become the world’s largest single contributor to environmental damage and global warming. Recognising that the Jesuit mission requires many Jesuits to fly frequently to work together for greater...
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