Sustainable Development

The SGI promotes sustainable living through various educational efforts. It has organized events and exhibitions around the world, including “Seeds of Hope” which was a joint initiative between the SGI and the Earth Charter International in support of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005–14).

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A joint initiative of SGI and the Earth Charter International, this app is an effort to spread awareness of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as educating people about the Earth Charter. Learn More

Restoring Our Humanity 

This exhibition was produced by SGI jointly with the Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network in response to the first World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), held in Istanbul, Turkey in 2016. It highlights individual and community level initiatives and calls on viewers to reaffirm their global commitment to humanity and work together toward humanistic solutions to the challenges of today, starting in the place where they find themselves now. Download PDF to Learn More

Seeds of Hope: Visions of sustainability, steps toward change
Emphasizing the interconnectedness of each individual to each other and its environment, this exhibit focuses on the power of each person to initiate positive change. A joint initiative of SGI and Earth Charter International and currently available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese versions. Learn More

A Quiet Revolution 
This 30-minute film created by SGI presents three case studies of how individuals in India, Slovakia and Kenya have contributed to solving local environmental problems. Watch Video

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