The study is a provisional report. It is the fruit of the common reflection of the Working Group on New Religious Movements, composed of staff members of different dicasteries of the Holy See: These reflections are offered primarily to those engaged in pastoral work so that they might be able to explain how the New Age movement differs from the Christian faith.
Supporting CRT Who we are: The Caux Round Table CRT is an international network of experienced business leaders, who work with business and political leaders to design the intellectual strategies, management tools and practices to strengthen private enterprise and public governance to improve our global community.
Observations of fundamental importance deserve to be memorialized in a statement. The th anniversary of an event in Wittenberg which, under the influence of dynamic circumstances, triggered the Protestant Reformation, was an occasion to reflect on the emergence of modern civilization with its structures of science, industrial production, private finance, nation states and international law and ideals of constitutional rule and human rights.
But, as participants noted in the Statement, the emergence of a social, economic or political system does not make it wise, just or perfect. Systems have advantages, to be sure; they meet needs and provide goods and services.
But they have limitations and short-comings which only new human endeavors can correct or remediate.
Nonetheless, as reforms and innovations are advocated and adopted, there are still timeless aspects to our endeavors which seem beyond the reach of intentional modification.
Reflection on Martin Luther after years helps us spot what is lasting and what is only interim. The morality of our contemporary capitalism stands on both timeless needs of human nature and incremental, short-term improvements to our structures for creating wealth and distributing it.
The Statement hopefully will serve to define a greater common understanding of what is fundamental and what needs to be addressed in our time through our ideals and efforts.
To view it in pdf, please click here. With that act, Luther started the Protestant Reformation which, in due course, led to our modern civilization of science, free market capitalism, constitutional democracy and international law.
To read the proceedings, please click here. The study, titled "In Pursuit of Inclusive Capitalism: The purpose of the study was to "conduct research on forty non-governmental organizations active in the space around inclusive economies" - what the CRT typically refers to as "moral capitalism.
Furthermore, the CRT was recognized specifically for creating new standards for businesses and consumers. The report noted that the three main purposes of business are to deliver excellent goods and services, provide livelihoods and meaning to employees and deliver returns to providers of capital.
Further, the report goes on to note that "most of the organizations in our research exist in part due to their conviction that a naive shareholder capitalism model has significant shortcomings.
To read the report, please click here. We have partnered with Oxford Analytica, a distinguished network of diverse subject area experts, many associated with Oxford University, to develop the criteria necessary for accurate recognition of superior business vision and mission.
While such assessment of actions has its place in support of strategic thinking, the CRT was founded on the belief that, even before we act, we should consider the ends we seek to achieve. In other words, we should start with choosing values using ethical awareness and then assess the alignment of our proposed actions and their consequences with our chosen purposes.
We hope to have a prototype protocol for company assessment completed in six months. He also serves as Chairman of American Public Media. Brad's interest in moral capitalism focuses especially on the interface between the firm and its employees and on the quality of vocation, which the firm can provide to those who carry out its vision and mission.
We also express our gratitude to our retiring Co-Chairman, Robert MacGregor, not only for his creativity in proposing the CRT's Principles for Business, but for his generous gifts of time and effort over the years to sustain the CRT's work around the world.
Bob embodies the commitment of John F. Kennedy in his inaugural address that "here on earth God's work must truly be our own. We look forward to having Brad guide our work in the coming years. United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals The governments of the world, acting in general assembly under the charter of the United Nations, will adopt 17 global goals for sustainable development.
These goals apply not just to poor and developing countries, but to all countries, companies and to each of us personally. For the first time, humanity will have a business-like set of outcome objectives for a free market system of living each according to his and her own values with rights to private property and freedom from oppression of all kinds - political, market and intellectual.
This vision of sustainable development embraces what the Caux Round Table "CRT" has advocated since - a "moral" capitalism. To provide business with an implementable vision of sustainable development in support of the SDGs and in harmony with our wisdom traditions from every part of the world, the CRT has issued the attached White Paper and Call to Action.
The white paper has been sent to the leadership of the UN sustainable development initiative. They have received it with appreciation.Introduction Law, Policy, and Other Guidance. This volume is the basic policy document of the National Park Service (NPS) for managing the national park system.
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There was a baptism in church, and five-year-old Emma watched intently as the pastor poured water on the tiny infant’s head and said some important sounding words. Introduction Law, Policy, and Other Guidance. This volume is the basic policy document of the National Park Service (NPS) for managing the national park system.