Declarations and Pledges

Planetary Health Pledge

The Planetary Health Pledge is an interprofessional pledge based on the Declaration of Geneva to address the environmental threats to human health posed by the Anthropocene epoch. The Planetary Health Alliance urges professional bodies and health education institutions to incorporate Planetary Health values and principles into their mission statements. We also encourage graduation ceremonies to pledge commitment to Planetary Health to promote collaboration between professions in addressing these challenges.

Those who have taken the Planetary Health Pledge include the University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Canadian Federation of Medical Students, Filipino Health Professionals and Advocates, Sunway Center for Planetary Health, Doctors for Planetary Health, Health4Future, Italian Institute for Planetary Health, Trinity Western University School of Nursing, and many individuals.
Declarations and Pledges

São Paulo Declaration on Planetary Health

The São Paulo Declaration on Planetary Health is a multi-stakeholder call to action co-created by the global Planetary Health community. It outlines the actions necessary for us to achieve the Great Transition, a safe and just transformation to a world that optimizes the health & well-being of all. There are more than 300 signatories from over 48 countries!

The São Paulo Declaration provides specific targets for various groups, including the agricultural sector and food systems, artists, poets, writers, and musicians, businesses, cities, municipalities, and urban planners, economists, financial institutions, funders, governments, health practitioners, the health sector, international organizations, jurists and lawmakers, media, researchers, schools, spiritual leaders of all faiths, technology professionals, universities and higher education, and youth representatives.

Declarations and Pledges

Academic Health Institutions’ Declaration on Planetary Health

Drafted with the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), this declaration, signed on by all of Canada's academic health institutions and several others from around the world, calls on institutions to halt the negative impact of their activities on the planet’s natural systems. The Academic Health Institutions’ Declaration on Planetary Health urges an immediate shift to adaptive and regenerative measures, including through advocacy, and provides an action plan to support implementation of Planetary Health education and research and to transition to climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems.

Planetary Health Alliance

The Planetary Health Alliance is a consortium of over 340 universities, government entities, research institutes, and other partners around the world committed to understanding and addressing global environmental change and its health impacts.
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