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Business students learn why the margins persist in a growing economy

15 October 2019
A local farmer shares with a student the difficulties experienced by upland corn farmers in Bukidnon. Photo credit: R Javier | ESSC

“When nature is viewed solely as a source of profit and gain, this has serious consequences for society. This vision of “might is right” has engendered immense inequality, injustice and acts of violence against the majority of humanity, since resources end up in the hands of the first comer or the most powerful: the...
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Teaching poverty, teaching transparency in our business schools

15 August 2013
Impacto del “agribusiness” en un paisaje del Medio-oeste de EUA, Julio de 2013: acuíferos y lechos de ríos secos, los ríos ya no llegan al mar, degradación de la calidad de agua y los ecosistemas. Foto des: P Walpole

Pedro Walpole, SJ Poverty is a topic not often tackled in business schools.  The challenge today is in our willingness to really teach poverty in our schools of business, to teach how poverty is sustained in a neo-liberal economy, or when this economy has its ups and downs and the poor cannot cope or...
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Higher Education Institutions in Spain and Sustainability

11 November 2010
Higher Education Institutions in Spain and Sustainability

On October 15th a meeting was held at the Pontifical University of Comillas-Madrid by several members of UNIJES (Spanish Jesuit Institutions of Higher Education) under the theme of “Natural Resources and Sustainability”. This was a preliminary meeting in order to assess the possibilities to establish a permanent working group in the framework of UNIJES....
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