GreenFaith partners with a number of single-faith networks and colleague groups who work within one specific religious or spiritual tradition.

Our Colleague Groups

The Green Seminary Initiative (GSI), a program of GreenFaith and Drew Theological School, helps theological schools provide clergy and religious leaders with the tools to lead their congregations, communities, and organizations in meeting their unique call to protect and restore the earth.

GSI offers a new Seminary Environmental Certification Program, a three-year, transformative process through which seminaries integrate care for the environment into all aspects of seminary life.

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Bhumi – sanskrit for Mother Earth – is the world’s first Hindu environmental network. The Bhumi Project provides education and resources on Hindu ecological teachings, helps green Hindu temples in India and beyond, organizes an annual Hindu environmental observance, and manages Hindu environmental campaigns.

Download our latest report, Rise to Shine, examining the role of Indian religious institutions in closing the energy access gap.

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The Global Muslim Climate Network (GMCN), a project of GreenFaith and Islamic Relief Worldwide, carries out education and advocacy on behalf of the Muslim community, and works to empower Muslims to put into practice the teachings and directives of the Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change.

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One Earth Sangha expresses a Buddhist response to climate change and other threats to our one home. The organization provides a range of free on-line articles, resources, and digital campaigns on Buddhist responses to the climate and environmental crises. In addition, One Earth Sangha’s EcoSattva training provides a remarkable opportunity to learn from Buddhist teachers and activists, and to connect with like-minded Buddhists from around the globe.

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Regional Hubs

GreenFaith, an interfaith group, mobilizes faith communities globally for environmental action through campaigns, training, and sustainability tools.

Latin America Hub

GreenFaith and a network of faith-based groups are exploring the creation of a Latin American GreenFaith Hub that would support the development of the interfaith environmental movement throughout the region.

The network is now offering webinars on religious efforts on the environment in Latin America, including this webinar on Jovenes y Cambio Climatico

The groups that have participated in the planning are:

  • Instituto de Estudos da Religião (ISER, Institute for the Study of Religion) – Brazil

  • Gestão de Interesse Público (GIP, Public Interest Management) – Brazil

  • Pan-Amazon Ecclesial Network (REPAM) – Ecuador

  • El Consejo Latinoamericano de Iglesias (CLAI, Latin American Council of Churches)

  • Protestant Center for Pastoral Studies in Central America (CEDEPCA) – Guatemala

  • World Christian Student Federation

  • Global Catholic Climate Movement

  • Iglesia y Mineria (Churches & Mining Network)

  • Religiones por la Paz: América Latina y el Caribe (Religions for Peace: Latin America and Caribbean)

  • Centro Ecuménico Diego de Medellín – Chile (Diego de Medellin Ecumenical Center)

  • Consejo Interreligioso de Perú (Interreligious Council of Peru)

  • Misioneros Claretianos – Chile

  • Representatives of Afro-Brazilian, Indigenous, Buddhist, and Jewish traditions

South Asia Hub

GreenFaith and a coalition of faith-based groups are exploring the creation of a South Asian GreenFaith Hub that would support the development of the interfaith environmental movement throughout South Asia.

Groups involved in discussions to date include: The Bhumi Project; Islamic Relief Worldwide’s India Office; the International Network of Engaged Buddhists; Eco-Sikh; Church of South India; Govardhan Eco-Village; Bhaktivedanta Gurukul and International School, Vrindavan; and GreenFaith. In addition to meetings exploring the creation of a Hub and a Convergence for emerging faith and spiritual leaders from the region, representatives from these groups came together in New Delhi for an interfaith event on June 12, 2016.