ARC is a secular body that helps the world's major faiths develop environmental programmes based on their own core teachings, beliefs and practices.
The faiths are the oldest human organisations on the planet and together make up the biggest element of civil society today.
Dec 10, 2013
South East Asian pilgrims start planning for Hajj, 2014
Islamic pilgrims in Malaysia and Indonesia are beginning the planning process for a greener Hajj in 2014.
December 4, 2013
A greener advent on the calendar
Faced with the annual flood of consumption and waste, as well as celebration, Christians can still find the traditional meaning of Advent...
November 19, 2013
Article on Daoism and Confucianism protecting China's environment
Article by Martin Palmer on the emerging roles of Daoism and Confucianism in tackling China's environmental issues - on the influential bilingual China Dialogue website.
November 3, 2013
'As people of faith we have no choice, we must': Bishop Zac urges action
In a world of fudge, compromise and half truths, Uganda’s Anglican Bishop Rt. Rev. Zac Niringiye offers a laser-sharp clarity that is as inspiring as it is challenging. He addressed the Uganda Faiths Network on Environment Action.
October 30, 2013
East Africa's first national faith eco network launches in Uganda
The first environmental network of Uganda faith groups launches in Kampala today. The network will work on the environment and promote sustainable agriculture.
October 29, 2013
Hindus announce the first Hindu Environment Week next February
International Hindu environmental network The Bhumi Project is calling on Hindu communities around the world to participate in the first Hindu Environment Week in February 2014.
October 22 2013
Four years of Sikh environmentalism caught on film
A short film from international environmental organisation EcoSikh charts their amazing progress since starting out in 2009.
October 10, 2013
New book brings inspiring stories of faith eco action from Africa
'Many Heavens, One Earth in Action' highlights some of the inspiring environmental initiatives carried out by Christian, Muslim and Hindu groups in sub-Saharan Africa
October 8, 2013
PRESS RELEASE: Confucianism - powerful new force for a greener China
The launch of the International Confucian Ecological Alliance marks another step forward in Confucianism's remarkable revival as a social force in China
September 18, 2013
PRESS RELEASE: Creating Tanzania’s young eco champions
A two-day workshop in Tanzania brings faith groups, environmentalists and educationalists together to look at integrating faith values into teaching on the environment for the country's schoolchildren.
August 23, 2013
New Chinese section on ARC website
With the arrival of the Confucianists in July as part of ARC's family (now with 12 faiths and traditions), and building on many years of working with the Daoists, we have now created a Chinese language section on our website
July 16, 2013
ARC launches a faith-based teacher's toolkit in Kenya
ARC will tomorrow launch a ground-breaking teachers’ toolkit that integrates faith values about caring for creation with teaching on the environment in primary schools in Kenya. Many people are getting excited about the toolkit which has been described as "carrying hope for Africa".
Question: Who were the first environmental campaigners?
Find out the answer.
Prince Philip on Creation
"If you believe in God…
then you should feel a responsibility to care for His Creation"…
ARC's founder gives a rare interview.
The world's faith communities occupy "a unique position in discussions on the fate
of our planet and the accelerating impacts of climate change… You can - and
do - inspire people to change"…
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Windsor Celebration, November 2009
Key ARC initiatives
The great thing about going green is that children and young people can often play a really important part in getting good things to happen.
Every year more than 200 million people go on pilgrimage. Faiths are working to make our sacred places more sustainable.
Religions are mobilising to protect the world's rare and endangered species and their forest habitats that are so vital to the planet.
For other programmes, see Projects