Coalition of Major Jewish Groups Convene in New International Initiative to Fight Climate Change

From eJewish Philanthropy (September 15, 2022)

The Jewish Funders Network has worked to make its conferences paperless in order to reduce waste, and will give future attendees the option to buy carbon offsets for their travel.

But its main climate work, said Rabbi Rebecca Sirbu, the group’s executive vice president, is engaging funders around supporting green initiatives. JFN has a Green Funders Forum and will be encouraging its members to join the coalition. Sirbu said younger funders are especially engaged around the issue. “As an organization we are committed to putting environmental, climate-related content front and center in our programming,” she said.

Read the full article by Ben Sales in eJewish Philanthropy.

Learn more about JFN's role in the coalition and watch a video about the coalition here.