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.
May 22 2013
Urgent wildlife campaign receives heartfelt royal endorsement
Prince Charles and Prince William have jointly hosted a conference to draw attention to the threat posed by illegal trafficking to some of the world's most iconic endangered species
May 17, 2013
PRESS RELEASE ValuesQuest launches with wide-ranging debates
An exciting new collaboration between ARC and the Club of Rome is launched in the UK.
May 10, 2013
Exciting results from working with Muslims in Sumatra on eco-programs
A new report by the Darwin Initiative (DI) shows the tremendously positive results they saw when they ran a major project to engage faith leaders – both male and female – in environmental action.
April 25, 2013
Green Pilgrimage Newsletter Number 6, April 2013
Updates from Trondheim, Jerusalem, India, Scotland and Buckingham Palace.
April 23, 2013
International symposium showcases Jerusalem's Green Pilgrimage strategies
150 delegates are attending a Green Pilgrimage symposium in Jerusalem to learn more of the city's strategies for developing sustainable pilgrimage and eco-tourism.
March 19, 2013
Pope Francis issues the inspiring call: "Let us be protectors of creation"
In his first homily as pontiff, Pope Francis I has issued an inspiring call to global leaders and the people of the world to protect "all creation, the beauty of the created world".
March 18, 2013
ARC newsletter to African faith partners
ARC's latest newsletter to our partners in sub-Saharan Africa looks at what our faith partners have been doing on environmental issues and has news of emerging partnerships with UNEP and Uganda's Ministry of Agriculture.
Feb 20, 2013
PRESS RELEASE Faith leaders unite to combat illegal wildlife trade
At a meeting in Buckingham Palace Prince Philip received statements from leaders of 34 religious traditions in Africa and Asia calling upon their followers to protect wildlife and oppose the trade in threatened species.
February 4, 2013
Faith groups link up with Uganda's Ministry of Agriculture
An exciting new partnership is being explored between the faith representatives and Uganda’s Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) that could be a model for other nations in Africa.
January 29, 2013
Special handbook aims to help Rio cope with three million pilgrims
The Green Pilgrimage Network has produced a special handbook based on Catholic theology for pilgrims wanting to counter any negative environmental impact from this year's World Youth Day events in Rio de Janeiro.
September 26 2012
African religious leaders join forces to help stop illegal wildlife trade
An historic partnership between the WWF, ARC and 50 faith leaders from sub-Saharan Africa has been launched to combat the illegal trade in wildlife which is devastating target species.
September 18, 2012
UNEP says working with faiths is "top of our priorities" in Africa
UNEP Regional Representative, Mounkaila Goumandakoye told an ARC gathering of senior African faith leaders that working with religions will go to the top of the UNEP agenda in Africa.
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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
Christian, Muslim and Hindu groups in Africa are working to protect the environment, with long-term action plans for lasting change.
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