The ESG seeks to be the hub for ethical engagement within IUCN by actively seeking to highlight ethical issues in conservation and decision-making, and being responsive to queries from members, commissions, or Secretariat bodies.
- Advancing major global projects, including the Biosphere Ethics Initiative (BEI), Climate Change Justice, Earth Democracy (including Earth Jurisprudence), and Ecological Law and Governance.
Peter Burdon (Co-Chair 2012-2016)
Katy Gwiazdon (Co-Chair 2008-2012)
J. Ronald Engel (Co-Chair 2003-2012)