philippine
Interfaith Summit
on Climate Emergency


Interfaith Divestment, towards a climate-smart and resilient Philippines

November 24, 2020 · 2:00 PM

PETITION·A Letter to Philippine banks and Catholic institutions to divest from coal. Sign today

Community Action: Response to the Ecological Crisis

In this Season of Creation, Fr. Amado L. Picardal, CSsR shares with us how the Redemptorist Mission Team encouraged community action to respond to a local ecological crisis.

Jing Henderson: Starting Young and Teaching the Young

Get to know more about Jing Henderson, Living Laudato Si Philippines’ first featured member of the week.

Statement on the Fourth Year of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Administration

On the fourth year of President Duterte’s administration, we are reminded of the consequences of unsustainable human activity on our health and planet, and that we must not return to the ‘normal’ we knew.

One Year of CBCP Pastoral Letter on Ecology in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

On July 16, 2019, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines released the CBCP Pastoral Letter on Ecology: “An Urgent Call for Ecological Conversion, Hope in the Face of Climate Emergency”.

Laudato Si’ Goals launched for “total sustainability”

The Vatican officially launched the Laudato Si’ Goals as part of the week-long celebrations of the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’s landmark encyclical on 16 May.

The Recoletos Way: Bro. Tagoy’s 25 Years for Our Common Home

Through his vocations and advocacies, Brother Jaazeal Estelou Jakosalem has exemplified what it means to live a life in service to humankind, to all Creation, to the truth, and to God.

Divest from the old, invest in the future

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing typical operations to slow down or stop, so do opportunities to push towards sustainability.

Redefining the concept of ‘health’ post-COVID-19

Now more than ever, we must renew our commitment to caring for our common home by prioritizing not just the health of human beings, but the well-being of the entire planet.

Features

NEWS · UPDATES

Philippine faith communities declare climate emergency

MANILA – Leaders of various religions and faith communities in the Philippines assembled for the first time in a landmark dialogue and declaration of climate emergency with their unified stand and action against climate climate crisis and environmentally destructive...

PRESS

First “Living Chapel” in Asia rises in Romblon

PRESS RELEASE / 07 November 2020On a hill of prayer in Central Philippines, a “living chapel” rises - first in Asia, third in the world. ROMBLON, Philippines - A new Laudato Si’ Living Chapel was inaugurated in the typhoon-hit Philippines, the first in Asia after Rome...

Filipino religious at Madrid climate talks laud CHR report on carbon majors

In a red-letter moment for climate justice, Commissioner Roberto Cadiz of the Commission of Human Rights in the Philippines exposed in a side event at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 25th Conference of Parties (COP25), “Carbon majors may be legally liable and morally liable,... there are acts of obstruction,... willful obfuscation, criminal intent and there is fraud.”

ACT NOW

First “Living Chapel” in Asia rises in Romblon

PRESS RELEASE / 07 November 2020On a hill of prayer in Central Philippines, a “living chapel” rises - first in Asia, third in the world. ROMBLON, Philippines - A new Laudato Si’ Living Chapel was inaugurated in the typhoon-hit Philippines, the first in Asia after Rome...

Filipino religious at Madrid climate talks laud CHR report on carbon majors

In a red-letter moment for climate justice, Commissioner Roberto Cadiz of the Commission of Human Rights in the Philippines exposed in a side event at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 25th Conference of Parties (COP25), “Carbon majors may be legally liable and morally liable,... there are acts of obstruction,... willful obfuscation, criminal intent and there is fraud.”

Our Mission

We call on local financial institutions to divest from environmentally harmful activities

Living Laudato Si’ Philippines is a call on our local financial institutions to divest from environmentally-harmful activities to alleviate the rising climate crisis.

Our Programs

Divest-Invest

Keeping track of Catholic investments in financial institutions and companies. 

#LS211

Nine doable and effective ways on how to show our love and care to our common home.

Laudato Si Schools

A framework based on Laudato Si’ to be integrated in the strategic plan of Catholic schools.