Pope’s climate change aide urges business to favor planet over profit


sustainability.thomsonreuters.com| Posted May 20, 2015

By Alessandra Galloni

Pope Francis’ top aide on climate change urged businesses on Wednesday not to let the pursuit of profit get in the way of protecting the planet.

The remarks came as the Vatican is due to release a papal encyclical, or formal letter, on the issue.

Cardinal Peter Turkson, who helped draft the encyclical, said the paper would be presented in the second half of June, two months before the pope is due to address the U.S. Congress and a United Nations meeting on sustainable development… read more>


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