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Businesses should put human wellbeing first - Abp Sentamu

Posted on: June 17, 2015 11:52 AM
Photo Credit: Diocese of York
Related Categories: Abp Sentamu, business, economics, poverty

[Office of the Archbishop of York] The Archbishop of York has written an article as part of 'The Great Business Campaign' debate in which he says that no society can flourish if the majority are poor and miserable.

He says,

“The Bible is not an economics handbook.  But it has a lot to say about profit and loss, entrepreneurs and bankrupts, employers and workers, meanness and generosity.  Underlying it all is the fundamental principle that God has no favourites and expects us to treat one another with respect.

“So I was greatly heartened to Chair the Living Wage Commission which reported last year...”

Read his article in full.