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    The Economy of Francis and the General Treasurer.

    How the discussions of the young economists and the issues they raise impact us.
    What does it mean to be a changemaker as a general treasurer who serves the mission of an institute.
    What is our soul when it comes to the economy?

    This is the list of the members who registered for the various discussion groups which we have proposed to discuss some of the themes proposed by the “young economists” :

    (#1) Slow down the race, let the Earth breathe. This seems to be a call for a contemplative pause in order
    to reflect more on the purpose or the ultimate goal of our work, and to see the real people along the way.
    Why do we do what we do? In what ways do we or can we pause to let the Earth breathe? Are we peopleoriented

    Jean Paul Muller **
    Sr Yuka Arita
    Paul Parackal
    (#3) Stewardship of common goods. In what ways do we promote the sense of stewardship, the sense of
    care for that which is not ours? How do we understand global common goods and how can we be better
    stewards of these resources? How can we, from our place as treasurers, further the awareness of caring
    for common global go

    Didier Remiot **
    Sr M Beata Regina Kapica
    Sr Mary Alice Terrettaz
    Marina Perumala
    Katarzyna Kociach
    Steve Zielinski

    John Puodziunas **
    Sr Regina George
    Sr Joanna Fernandes
    Jayamanne Malinie
    Michael Mathew
    Sr Roseline Marie Stanislas
    (#5) Descent work for all. This seems an issue of the respect for workers. Our work and in fact our lives
    are enriched by the collaborators we have in service of our mission. What values are evident, or lacking,
    in how we treat our employees, how we compensate our employees? How can we, from our place as
    treasurers, bring a greater awareness of respect for workers in the institutions of our institutes?

    Sr Yolanda Borbon **
    Sr Maryanne Hartford
    Mery Malisan
    (#8) Independent Ethics Committee. How do we understand and evaluate the impact of our work on the
    poor, on the ecology, on matters of justice? In any of our investment programs, how are socially
    responsible investment (SRI) values, or ecological, social and governance (ERG) criteria identified,
    implemented and monitored?

    Marie Ursino **
    Michele Mifsud
    Juan Acrina Gonzalez
    David Donnay
    Helen Harrington
    Sr Roily Mathew
    Thomas McClain SJ

    We recommend that each group meets at least twice befor the next meeting of the association (May the 8th) where each group conclusions will be presented.

    The member of the Executive Committee which belongs to each one of the groups will contact the other members to organize these meetings.

    Happy Easter !