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Sustainable Development | Jun 11 2011

Institute of Oriental Philosophy, UK, Hosts "Creative Awakening" Seminar

Institute of Oriental Philosophy, UK, Hosts "Creative Awakening" Seminar

The Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) UK held the third in a series of seminars titled "Creative Awakening" on humanity's relationship with nature on June 11 at the SGI-UK Taplow Court Grand Culture Centre. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Jun 4 2011

SGI-Canada Takes Part in Park Cleanup

SGI-Canada Takes Part in Park Cleanup

SGI-Canada members and friends took part in Vancouver's annual "Keep Vancouver Spectacular" campaign on June 4. The volunteers picked up garbage and cigarette butts in Victoria Park. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Apr 24 2011

"Seeds of Hope" Shown in Panama

"Seeds of Hope" Shown in Panama

From April 1-24, the SGI and Earth Charter exhibition, "Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability, Steps Toward Change" was held at the SGI-Panama Culture Center's Peace Hall in Panama City. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Apr 24 2011

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Promotes Sustainable Development and Earth Day

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Promotes Sustainable Development and Earth Day

In April, Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) participated in a variety of activities promoting sustainable development activities which included showings of the "Seeds of Hope" exhibition. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Apr 17 2011

President of Taiwan Visits “Seeds of Hope” Exhibition

President of Taiwan Visits “Seeds of Hope” Exhibition

On April 17, Ma Ying-jeou, president of Taiwan, attended the Taiwan Soka Association Community Friendship Culture Festival at National Formosa University ... read more

Sustainable Development | Apr 10 2011

Sustainable Living Exhibition Shown in High Schools in Iceland

Sustainable Living Exhibition Shown in High Schools in Iceland

An exhibition created by the SGI and Earth Charter initiative, "Seeds of Change: The Earth Charter and Human Potential," was shown at Borgarholtsskóli High School in Reykjavík during the school's environmental week from March 26 to April 1. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Mar 27 2011

"Seeds of Hope" Exhibition Tours Three Malaysian States

"Seeds of Hope" Exhibition Tours Three Malaysian States

During March, Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) arranged for the "Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability, Steps toward Change" (SOH) exhibition to tour three states--Perak, Negeri Sembilan and Penang. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Mar 19 2011

SGI-Cameroon Youth Plant 60 Trees

SGI-Cameroon Youth Plant 60 Trees

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Young Men's and Young Women's groups within the Soka Gakkai, SGI-Cameroon youth members held a tree-planting in the Douala. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Mar 8 2011

SGI Participates in Rio +20 Preparatory Process

SGI Participates in Rio +20 Preparatory Process

The UN Conference on Environment and Development, popularly known as the Earth Summit, convened in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, was the first international conference to discuss the issue of sustainable development, resulting in the creation of "Agenda 21." ... read more

Sustainable Development | Mar 7 2011

Environmental Theologian Speaks on "Journey of the Universe" in New York

Environmental Theologian Speaks on "Journey of the Universe" in New York

"On March 7, Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker, adjunct professor at Yale University's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the Divinity School, delivered a lecture at the SGI-USA New York Culture Center as part of the organization's Culture of Peace Lecture Series." ... read more

Sustainable Development | Feb 14 2011

"Seeds of Hope" Exhibition Shown in Alberta and Ontario, Canada

"Seeds of Hope" Exhibition Shown in Alberta and Ontario, Canada

SGI-Canada members in Edmonton, Alberta, co-organized a showing of the SGI's "Seeds of Hope: Visions of sustainability, steps toward change" (SOH) exhibition at Grant MacEwan University from January 31 to February 14. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Jan 31 2011

SGI-Venezuela Hosts "Seeds of Hope" Exhibition

SGI-Venezuela Hosts "Seeds of Hope" Exhibition

SGI's exhibition "Seeds of Hope: Visions of sustainability, steps toward change" (SOH), produced in cooperation with the Earth Charter International, was shown at the Science Museum of Caracas, Venezuela, from November 21, 2010, to January 31, 2011. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Dec 18 2010

"Seeds of Change" Shown in Brighton, UK

"Seeds of Change" Shown in Brighton, UK

At the request of Alicia Jimenez, the project coordinator of the Earth Charter International Secretariat in Costa Rica, SGI-UK organized a showing of the joint SGI and Earth Charter exhibition "Seeds of Change: The Earth Charter and Human Potential" at the University of Brighton, UK, from December 16-18. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Nov 28 2010

SGI Representatives Visit the Amazon Ecological Conservation Center in Manaus, Brazil

SGI Representatives Visit the Amazon Ecological Conservation Center in Manaus, Brazil

A ceremony was held on the grounds of the SGI-Brazil (BSGI) Amazon Ecological Conservation Center (AECC) in Manaus, Brazil, on November 27, to commemorate BSGI's movement for peace over the past 50 years. The event included seed plantings of Brazil's national flower, the Ipê-amarelo. Guests included Brazilian poet Amedeu Thiago ... read more

Sustainable Development | Nov 27 2010

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Joins "Green Consumers" Campaign

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Joins "Green Consumers" Campaign

Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) Johor, in collaboration with the Johor state Economic Planning Unit and the Ministry of Tourism in Malaysia, organized a "Green Consumers" campaign on November 27 at the SGM Johor Culture Center. The event was created to raise awareness on the issue of environmental protection in the community. ... read more