Mission and Vision

Our Mission

The Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions advances thinking and action in Anabaptist and other faith communities to mitigate climate change. Our work in research, innovation, education and collaboration catalyzes faith-informed, justice-focused activity that promotes sustainable living, environmental justice and care for creation. To this end, we:

  • Conduct and synthesize interdisciplinary research to increase faith communities’ and faith-based organisations’ understanding, engagement, and advocacy around climate change.
  • Develop, implement and document innovative strategies and programming that individuals and organizations can adopt to mitigate their contributions to climate change.
  • Educate and equip students and constituents to take action that reduces individual, organizational, and systemic contributions to climate change.
  • Connect and strengthen advocacy and climate change mitigation efforts across congregations and organizations in order to maximize engagement and impact.

Our Vision

We envision Anabaptists fully engaged in actions which mitigate climate change, and Anabaptist perspectives influencing the larger climate conversation. We envision the church responding to climate change as a moral equivalent to peacebuilding.