Earth Charter International

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Earth Charter International

"The mission of the Earth Charter Initiative is to promote the transition to sustainable ways of living and a global society founded on a shared ethical framework that includes respect and care for the community of life, ecological integrity, universal human rights, respect for diversity, economic justice, democracy, and a culture of peace." [1]

ECI Secretariat

Accessed February 2009: [2]

  • Earth Charter International Secretariat and
  • Earth Charter Center for Education for Sustainable Development at UPEACE - San José, Costa Rica

Earth Charter Programme on Religion and Sustainability - Heidelberg, Germany


Accessed February 2009: [3]

Council Co-Chairs

Council Members

Advisory Board

Accessed February 2009: [4]


Accessed February 2009: [5]

Africa and the Middle East

Asia and the Pacific


Latin America and the Caribbean

North America


Accessed February 2009: [6]

  • Amana-Key, Brazil
  • Center for Environment Education, India
  • Center for Environmental Sustainability Education, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States
  • Earth Charter Associates, Ltd., United States
  • Ecumenical One World Initiative, Germany
  • Forum on Religion and Ecology, United States
  • Green Cross International
  • Heart in Action Enterprises, International
  • Itaipu, Brazil
  • Ministry of Environment, Brazil
  • Ministry of Environment, Mexico
  • National Committee for International Cooperation and Sustainable Development, The Netherlands
  • Peace Child International
  • Taking it Global, International
  • Transformative Learning Centre, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada
  • University for Peace, Costa Rica
  • University for International Cooperation, Costa Rica



Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. Who are we, Earth Charter, accessed February 17, 2009.
  2. ECI Secretariat, Earth Charter, accessed February 17, 2009.
  3. Council, Earth Charter, accessed February 17, 2009.
  4. Advisors, Earth Charter, accessed February 17, 2009.
  5. Commissioners, Earth Charter, accessed February 17, 2009.
  6. Partners, Earth Charter, accessed February 17, 2009.