SGI-UK and the Centre for Applied Buddhism have arranged a series of talks on what Buddhist philosophy offers to the questions around our relationship with the environment and what to do about the climate crisis. Click here for links to these talks and other information.
In the spirit of Goal 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals, SGI-UK has collaborated, both as an organisation and through our membership, with a variety of different organisations on the issue of climate change.
The Centre for Applied Buddhism is a centre of inquiry for all people who are interested in exploring and investigating contemporary ideas and their relationship with Buddhist thought. SGI-UK and CfAB are collaborating on the series of monthly webinars.
Earth Charter International and SGI produced the exhibition ‘Seeds of Hope and Action’ and the Mapting App.
SGI-UK is an active member of the Network of Buddhist Organisations which promotes fellowship, dialogue and cooperation between UK Buddhists from different traditions. We support the eco-dharma network in various ways, and participate in the annual Buddhist Action Month (BAM!).
Founder Aurelio Peccei and SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s dialogue ‘Before it is too late’ explores the climate crisis from different points of view. Daisaku Ikeda is an Honorary Member of the Club of Rome, and SGI-UK General Director Robert Harrap has attended recent meetings on his behalf.
SGI-UK is collaborating with Interfaith Scotland and other faith groups to provide a well-being centre during the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow in November 2021.
SGI-UK is an active member of the Capacity Group of Faith for the Climate.