The signatories listed below endorse the Global Ethic as individuals, not on behalf of their organizations.
Their job titles and organization's names are included for identification purposes only.
 

Endorsements

Signature Job Title Organization Name City Country Religious Group Religious or spiritual tradition (Write-in) Comments
Eleanor Pontoriero Lecturer Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto, Canada Toronto Canada Buddhism

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
Andras Corban-Arthen Chair, Site Selection Committee Parliament of the World's Religions Williamsburg United States Paganism
Rohinton Rivetna Member Zoroastrian Association of metropolitan Chicago HINSDALE United States Zoroastrianism
Kersi B. Shroff Member Zoroastrian Association of Metropolitan Washington Derwood, MD United States Zoroastrianism
Latha Barasch Therapist, educator, Naropa University Boulder United States Buddhism
Maria Heim Professor Amherst College Amherst United States Humanism
Lester B Ronick GS&M Boulder United States Atheism/Agnosticism
Daniel Mikelberg Toronto Canada Judaism
Rabbi Dr. Rachel S. Mikva Herman Schaalman Chair in Jewish Studies, InterReligious Institute Sr. Faculty Fellow Chicago Theological Seminary Chicago United States Judaism
Christopher H. Petyers President 7th Generation Fund Arcata United States Indigenous Tradition
Michael E. Summers Professor of Planetary Science and Astronomy George Mason University Clifton United States Christianity
I am pleased to endorse the expanded Global Ethic which calls for a commitment to a culture of sustainability and care for the Earth.
Karen Armstrong Author London United Kingdom
Naomi Lanoi Leleto Women Land Rights Kenya Land Alliance Narok Kenya African Traditional We must protect Mother Earth!
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
Aristotle Papanikolaou Archbishop Demetrios Professor in Orthodox Theology and Culture Fordham University Bradford United States Christianity
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.
Robert Cummings Neville Professor emeritus Boston University Milton United States Confucianism
Emily Welty Professor Pace University New York City United States Christianity
Anantanand Rambachan Professor of Religion Saint Olaf College Apple Valley United States Hinduism A much needed addition to the Global Ethic
Helen R. Spector Board Member Emeritus Spector & Associates LLC PORTLAND United States Judaism
I applaud the efforts of the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions to maintain towards a Global Ethic as a living document, and keep it strong in supporting our grassroots, interfaith ethical fabric over the years.
Donald B. Benson Consultant/Professor Spector & Associates Portland United States
Soli Pirojshah Dastur Mobed NAMC Bradenton United States Zoroastrianism Very good Global Ethic.
Jan Elfers President Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon Portland United States I am happy to endorse this.
Cawas J Desai Founder President Zoroastrian Asscn of PA & NJ Center Valley United States Zoroastrianism
Susannah Heschel Professor Dartmouth College Newton United States Judaism
Kathy Konecki Santa Fe United States
Sarah E. Robinson-Bertoni Lecturer Santa Clara University Santa Clara United States
How timely to extend ethics of reciprocity, humane treatment, peace, and justice to include the whole of the living world, as human-nature interdependence and ecological responsibility become starkly clear with climate challenges. May earth life prevail, gentle rains return to drought-dry and desert lands, and balance be restored.
Pratima Desai Board Member Emeritus Lusaka Zambia
Swami Agnivesh Founder Chairperson SARVA DHARMA SANSAD ( PARLIAMENT OF ALL RELIGIONS- INDIA) DELHI India Humanism
I fully endorse the fifth directive. I try to practice all the five directives in my life with utmost integrity.
Xerxes Madan Mobed Mississauga Canada Zoroastrianism
Veena Howard Associate Professor CSU, Fresno Coarsegold United States Hinduism
Mary Evelyn Tucker Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology New Haven CT United States
It is wonderful to see the new 5th directive responding to the ecological crisis.
Thank you for your work on this!
Laurel Bergman Redwood City United States Judaism
Dr. Stephan Schlensog Secretary General Global Ethic Foundation Tuebingen Germany Christianity The fifth directive is an impressive answer to key challenges of our time.
Reverend Tom Capo minister DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church Naperville United States Unitarian Universalist
There is a need for all faith communities to intentionally and routinely address sustainability and climate change. Our planet is in a fragile state and the temperature of the planet has increased due the multiple ways that humans have used/abused the planet resources. This new fifth directive is about reverence for life and continuation of the human species.
Susan Davison Director HHEA Vista United States In support and honor of the commitments.

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