The following major programs
seek to awaken people's ecological sensibilities and to transform lifestyles,
institutional practices, and social policies to support the community of life.
- Greening Higher Education seeks to transform
college and university operations, curricula, research, and outreach to embody
and teach sustainability through University Leaders for a Sustainable Future.
Earth Ethics promotes ecocentric ethics and values to guide development policies
and professional practices.
- Religion in the
Ecological Age supports initiatives to assist religious leaders, academics
and institutions to express their concern for animals and the earth.
Animals and Society Courses and the annual
Course Awards aim to expand the number of
college courses concerned with animal ethics, animal rights, and/or animal welfare.
The Thomas Berry Award & Lecture: Honoring the great work and vision of Thomas Berry, CRLE has hosted
annual symposiums in celebration of major contributors to mutually enhancing human-earth relationships.