|Signature||Job Title||Organization Name||City||Country||Religious Group||Religious or spiritual tradition (Write-in)||Comments||Pre-5th Directive|
|Christine Lincoln||Boulder||United States||Buddhism||
I'm grateful for the opportunity to endorse all five of these commitments. In particular, I wholeheartedly welcome the addition of the fifth - the commitment to a culture of sustainability and care for the Earth. Thank you to the Parliament of the World's Religions.
|Grace Burford||Associate Chaplain for Buddhist Programs, Director of the Davidson Meditation Initiative, Coordinator of Interfaith Programming||Davidson College||Davidson||United States||Buddhism|
|Latha Barasch||Therapist, educator,||Naropa University||Boulder||United States||Buddhism|
|Irène Kaigetsu Kyojo Bakker||Teacher and founder||Zen Spirit||Haalderen||Netherlands||Buddhism||Spread the word. So necessary. Thank you!|
|Sydney Musai Walter||Roshi||White Plum Asangha||Santa Fe||United States||Buddhism|
|Peter Wohl||Senior priest||Treetop Zen Center||Oakland||United States||Buddhism|
|Jane Jishin Faysash||Sensei||Southern Palm Zen Group||Boca Raton||United States||Buddhism||
Florida faces more coastal flooding as a result of rising sea levels and the possibility of more powerful hurricanes as a result of climate change. It is our duty to care for the earth in a sustainable way that benefits all sentient beings.
|Dhammadipa Sak (Fa Yao)||Trustee||Parliament of the World's Religions||Germantown||United States||Buddhism||This is surely a valuable guideline for the betterment of humanity and Earth.|
|Russell C Leong||Editor||UCLA Asian American Studies||Los Angeles||United States||Buddhism|
|Allen T Tsaur||Doctor of Oriental Medicine||Germantown||United States||Buddhism|
|Karma Lekshe Tsomo||Professor||University of San Diego||San Diego||United States||Buddhism||The Global Ethic sustains us all in peace, equity, and loving kindness.|
|Piseth Keo||Lecturer||Pannasastra University of Cambodia||Phnom Penh||Cambodia||Buddhism|
|Sanjeewa Herath||Chef||Bronx||United States||Buddhism|
|Jinwol Y.H. Lee||Zen Master||Gosung Monastery||Livermore||United States||Buddhism||
We need the Global Ethic to be observed in daily lives for all living beings and Earth.
May peace, justice and compassion prevail on Earth!
|Chihfen Lee||Occupational therapist||NYC DOE||Fair Lawn||United States||Buddhism|
|Sylvie Sun||Board member||Buddhist Global Relief||Fort Lee||United States||Buddhism|
|Bhikkhu Sagarananda Tien||Secretary||US Zen Institute||Germantown||United States||Buddhism|
|Sak Tsin Yee||Teacher||Sandakan||Malaysia||Buddhism|
|Toshikazu Kenjitsu Nakagaki||President||Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation of New York||Bellerose, NY||United States||Buddhism||
We have responsibility for taking care of our own earth with wisdom and compassion.
|Matthew Regan (Rev. Bup Hee)||Secretary||International Buddhist Committee of Washington DC||Silver Spring||United States||Buddhism|
|Robert E Hanson||Retired Revolutionary||Milwaukee||United States||Buddhism||Peace for all everywhere|
|Stephanie Kaza||professor emerita||University of Vermont||Portland||United States||Buddhism|
|Ellen Hoffenberg Serfaty||Jerusalem||Israel||Buddhism|
|Pathiranage Don Padmasiri||Administrative Officer||Sri Lanka Council of Religions for Peace||Bandaragama||Sri Lanka||Buddhism||
At a time that major human problems are on the rise due to social, political, economic and climatic change that bring about a sense of uncertainty on the existence of human race, the time has come to get together and reach at a long term solution through a concrete mechanism on the collective rationale and consensus. I think that this endorsement of Global Ethic will go a long way to fulfill this objective.
|Grace McClain||Washington||United States||Buddhism||Shanti|
|Michael F Roe||Counsel||Karuna Foundation||Madison||United States||Buddhism||
At the heart of Buddhism, and indeed most all religions and spiritual practices, is the practice of ethics and compassion. It s wonderful to be a signatory to a pledge toward universal compassion and ethics, at a time when our world most needs this unification of focus and practice.
|Rebecca K Roebig||Bishop||United States||Buddhism|
|H.E. Master Maitreya Samyaksambuddha||Spiritual Leader||Maitriyana Buddhist Community||Misiones||Argentina||Buddhism||
These 5 elements of global ethic are very similar to the four basic pillars of Buddhist Socialism that I have created:
|Prof. Dr. Hans Küng||Founder and Honorary President||Global Ethic Foundation||Tübingen||Germany||Christianity||
The fifth directive seems excellent both in contents and wording. I appreciate especially its focus on the raising of awareness and the change of personal attitudes.
|Joyce S. Shin||Pastor||Swarthmore Presbyterian Church||Swarthmore||United States||Christianity||I fully endorse this fifth directive to the Global Ethic.|
|Dawn M. Nothwehr, OSF, Ph. D.||The Erica & Harry John Family Professor of Catholic Theological Ethics||Catholic Theological Union - Graduate School of Theology & Ministry||Chicago||United States||Christianity||An important revision of this statement for our time!|
|Jeff Wolfe||Houston||United States||Christianity|
|Rev. Dr. Jim Antal||Special Advisor on Climate Justice to the General Minister and President||United Church of Christ||Norwich||United States||Christianity||A welcomed addition|
|Larry L Greenfield||Executive Director||Parliament of the World's Religions||Chicago||United States||Christianity|
|James R Van Camp||Consultant||Emergent Water Solutions||Glen Ellyn||United States||Christianity||It has been an honor serving on the Climate Action Task Force for the Parliament|
|Diana Eck||Director||The Pluralism Project, Harvard University||Cambridge||United States||Christianity|
|Michael Terrien, Obl. OSB||Climate Action Task Force||Parliament of the World's Religions||Evanston||United States||Christianity|
|John T. Pawlikowski, OSM, Ph.D||Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics||Catholic Theological Union||Chicago||United States||Christianity||Sustainability must become a core element of humanity's global vision|
|Sally G. Bingham||President emeritus||TRP/Inerfaith Power and Light||San Francisco||United States||Christianity|
|Rev. Brian J. Sauder||Executive Director||Faith in Place||Chicago||United States||Christianity|