The Caux Round Table recognizes that economic development does not occur independently from social, cultural and political institutions. Wealth creation is not an isolated, autonomous, self-referential process within communities; it is a dependent variable, subordinate to the dictates of prior conditions. Markets are organic phenomena; they grow strong and vibrant only in facilitating environments.
The Caux Round Table recognizes this dependence of wealth creation upon surrounding conditions as Kyosei, or dependent co-arising.
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