The Economy serves the Common Good
The economy serves the Common Good and no longer simply the accumulation of money and capital. Inequalities in income, wealth and power are kept to a minimum. Consumption of natural resources remains within the regenerative capacity of natural ecosystems and planetary boundaries. Current and future generations enjoy equal opportunities.
Creative business activity leads to innovative solutions for the Common Good. It develops in different types of organizations within reasonable sizes. The companies cooperate intelligently and contribute to resilient structures.
Living in dignity is possible for all people in a common good economy. Work is meaningful and takes place in a multitude of arenas such as private businesses, publicly-owned enterprises, cooperatives, the commons, at home and in volunteer services.
Freedom takes on a deeper meaning. Not only can people shape their own lives, but also collectively design the economic, financial and commercial order. Personal, inner development receives the same attention as the outer environment. People are freed from the unhealthy compulsion to constantly consume, accumulate capital and grow economically.
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