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.
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.
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!).
SGI-UK is an active member of the Capacity Group of Faith for the Climate.
SGI-UK took part in the Interfaith Vigil which took place in George Square, Glasgow on Sunday 31st October and the Talanoa Dialogue as part of the COP26 fortnight.