Faith Action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2020, UNEP’s Faith for Earth Initiative, the Parliament of the World’s ReligionsUnited Religions Initiative, and Bhumi Global published a report to celebrate the five year anniversary of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The report featured data they had collected on faith-based organizations around the world doing work that fell within the scope of the environmental SDGs. See the report here.

The environmental SDGs are:


Go here for more information and a complete listing of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


Only a fraction of the collected data was used in the written report, so these organizations partnered with the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology to bring the complete information to the public here on this site as a living, evolving, searchable database. This listing is not meant to be a comprehensive overview of any group’s activities, but rather the progress of specific projects towards the environmental SDGs. For more information on a group or a project, visit their website using the links provided on the individual project page. 

Additional organizations and projects are added on a quarterly basis. If your faith-based organization is working on a project that falls within the environmental SDGs, and you wish to be included in this list, please fill out our submission form. See the form for required project criteria.

View the full list of projects →

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Related Resources

Launch of Faith Action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Parliament of the World's Religions; United Religions Initiative;
UNEP Faith for Earth; Yale Forum on Religion & Ecology

September 2, 2021



Religion Matters: A Conversation on Religion and Sustainable Development Goals
Berkeley Center at Georgetown University
July 6, 2021

A new book series, Religion Matters: On the Significance of Religion in Global Issues, published by Routledge, examines the role of religion in current challenges by using the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) as the overarching framework. The aim of this series of short books is to assist academics, policymakers, and practitioners in better understanding the role of religion in matters of global and public relevance, including conflict, development, and climate change. It takes an interreligious, interdisciplinary, and international approach and is written by and for academics, practitioners, and policymakers by teams of two to four authors representing different religions, disciplines, and contexts.

Faith Action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Parliament of the World's Religions
September 21, 2020


NextGen Webinar | Interfaith Perspectives: A Multigenerational Conversation on the SDGs
Parliament of the World's Religions 
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