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At WEF forum, Cardinal Turkson calls for new economic model

January 18, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: At the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Cardinal Peter Turkson is urging world leaders to adopt the vision of Pope Francis for a new economic order.

The cardinal—who is chancellor of both the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences—told Vatican News that it is “imperative for businesses to contribute to society beyond their own profit maximization.” He explained:

We want to leverage the objectives of business—not only profit and monetary gain—but also the transformational value that it brings to society—making life better, worth living, equitable, and inclusive.

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