About Us

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Mission Statement

The Center for Peace and Commerce (CPC) is a collaborative partnership between the Joan B Kroc School of Peace Studies and the School of Business at University of San Diego. The mission of the CPC is to prepare new generations of changemakers to build a sustainable world through innovative thinking and action, integrating business principles and effective management with ideas for building peace, reducing poverty, and creating positive social change.


CPC will be a leader in preparing people who develop effective solutions to complex social and environmental problems to make the world a better place, especially through innovation and responsible enterprise development.

Contact Information

Center for Peace and Commerce
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice 121
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4857
Fax: (619) 260-4891