Protecting God’s Creation: join Quakers around the world in climate action

In November this year, the UN Conference on Climate Change – COP26 – is taking place in Glasgow, UK. The conference brings together heads of state, climate experts and campaigners to agree how countries should tackle the climate crisis. Leading up to and during the conference, Quakers around Britain will be taking action to put … Read more

Quaker Conversation, Session 8.

Quaker Conversation, Session 8: How do we seize the moment to protect God’s creation and life on earth?   About Session 8: “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next.” – … Read more

On behalf of Quakers around the world, FWCC signed a letter along with 858 signatures to appeal to the Human Rights Council to recognize, without delay, the right to a ”safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment” for all.

On behalf of Quakers around the world, FWCC signed a letter along with 858 signatures to appeal to the Human Rights Council to recognize, without delay, the right to a ”safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment” for all. The 45th session of the Human Rights Council began on 14 September and lasts until 7 October 2020. The Human … Read more

FWCC joins Multi-Faith ‘Living the Change’ sustainable living initiative, representing Quakers worldwide

FWCC is working in partnership with a global community of religious and spiritual institutions including Interfaith, Baha’i, Buddhist, Catholic, Evangelical, Protestant, Hindu, Jewish and Muslim networks, and sustainable consumption experts, to champion sustainable living. ‘Living the Change’ was initiated at the UN Climate Conference in 2017 by the US-based multi-faith organisation, GreenFaith. As people of faith, many Quakers are … Read more

Report from COP23

FWCC’s Sustainability Communications Officer Susanna Mattingly reports on the first week of the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) held in November in Bonn. I spent a week in Bonn, Germany from 6-12 November, at the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC), presided over by Fiji. This was the … Read more

Sustainability Communications Officer starts work in the World Office

Susanna Mattingly takes up the newly created post of Sustainability Communications Officer in the FWCC World Office from today. Susanna’s role is to build Friends’ collaborative efforts around the concern of sustaining life on earth. She will work jointly with FWCC and Britain Yearly Meeting’s Quaker World Relations Committee to expand the network of Friends … Read more