Here are some of the exciting advancements in the use of the Earth Charter:

  • United States Conference of Mayors adopted the Earth Charter
  • Florida League of Cities adopted Earth Charter
  • Earth Scouts, new national scouting program based on EC principles in process of development www.earthscouts.org
  • Sarasota, Florida is using EC in economic redevelopment project Action Central
  • Sisters of St. Joseph Center for Social Change developed EC lesson plans tied to California. Educational Standards for middle and high school students with CD for teachers
  • Activities’ Director in residential center for seniors developed inter-generational program based on Earth Charter–now being used in 22 centers.
  • Earth Charter Community Indicators to measure “all that which makes life worthwhile” being developed Tampa, Florida
  • Universities of Wisconsin at Oshkosh and Arizona adopt EC
  • Northwest Progressive Education Coalition using Earth Charter for educational reform that focuses on whole child.
  • Seattle endorsed and committed to Earth Charter
  • EC Conversational Parties, Art Exhibits and Film Festivals are being held in homes, museums, and restaurants around US
  • International Earth Charter Community Alliance composed of 33 cities formed in 2002
  • International Baccalaureate Organization endorsed the Earth Charter (1200 schools) and integrating it into curriculum.
  • Worldwide Federation of Engineering Organizations used EC as professional code of ethics. (8 million members in 50 countries)