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The UNIAPAC has launched with its partner Impact Campus the UNIAPAC Digital Academy. It is an online formation that allows UNIAPAC members to be informed about the issues that today’s society poses to companies. This training is divided into four different modules, Sustainable Development, Experimenting new models, Christian Social Thought and The Transformation of Work, to give you several insights that are essential to understanding the current challenges.
It has been specially designed to allow you to create your own perspective of our world, with the help of our collaborators and contributions.
In his 2015 encyclical, His Holiness Pope Francis appeals for an inclusive dialogue about how we are shaping the future of this planet, our common home. The global project The Future of Work, Labour after Laudato Si aims at contributing to the promotion and implementation of the Papal Encyclical in areas related to work, and to engage the private sector, academia, and civil society on this matter.
Members of this network are developing research and reflection capacity to imagine the of the future and to reflect on the new context of labour, as an important driver toward social justice. UNIAPAC plays a key role in the development of this global network, as well as in research, capacity building and the dissemination process.
Six parallel research tracks are being explored to gather evidence of the impact on the world of work and to find innovative solutions to address some of the main crises. UNIAPAC is leading one of the six parallel research tracks entitled The future of enterprise and leadership after Laudato Si.
The main goal of this award is the identification of good business leaders´ practices, which can serve to display the underlying concepts of “Business as a Noble Vocation”.
The essential criterion consists of identifying specific business leaders who have put in practice one or more of the three key elements (Personal Transformation, More Humane Organizational Culture and Business oriented to the Common Good) that comprise the concept of Business as a Noble Vocation and who can become role models to inspire other businesspersons to follow a similar pathway.
UNIAPAC International and its 15 national associations in Africa will be committed over the next two years towards the promotion of decent jobs for youth. The main actions will aim to raise awareness of business leaders on this crucial issue. The commitment includes the organization of multiple seminars, sharing of best practices and the organization of an international congress during which the topic of decent jobs for youth will be a cornerstone. By targeting business leaders, the ones directly hiring employees, UNIAPAC hopes to generate an indirect IMPACT on decent jobs for youth. The objective is to reach out to 2000 business leaders in Africa and raise awareness on the topic of decent jobs for youth through 16 Uniapac business leaders associations.