New York Times Dealbook | The Pope Blesses Business Plans

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By Andrew Ross Sorkin, Jason Karaian, Michael J. de la Merced, Lauren Hirsch and Ephrat Livni

It may seem an unusual pairing: big businesses and Pope Francis, a pontiff who has repeatedly criticized capitalism in scathing terms. But they announced a new partnership today, the latest sign of the growing influence of environmental, social and governance, or E.S.G., practices in business.

Meet the Council for Inclusive Capitalism with the Vatican, a group of businesses, investors and other groups that represent $2.1 trillion in market cap and 200 million employees.

Read the full article on the New York Times website.

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