Asia Pacific – AJCU-AP Commits to Provide Home for Sustainability Concept

The urgency of saving the planet from the greed of its human inhabitants cannot be emphasised enough. The Catholic Church has joined ranks with secular authorities in calling for immediate actions. In August 2016 the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific held a three-day conference on sustainability of life to bring cross-sectoral initiatives together. The day after the conference held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities in Asia Pacific (AJCU-AP) followed up by committing to provide an institutional home for the concept of sustainability. The new network will complement the work of the Reconciliation with Creation group, which has been driving the ecology agenda in the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific for the past seven years. Read more…