Ruth Ivory-Moore


Ruth Ivory Moore is Program Director, Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility for The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). In this role, she is responsible for guiding and carrying out the church’s public witness on public policy related to the environment, energy, agriculture, rural development and sustainability. A senior policy counsel, Ruth leads the ELCA's efforts in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Her expertise includes delivering results in compliance counseling and training; advocacy; conflict resolution; counseling on global energy, sustainability, climate change and environmental policy matters; and government strategies.

In her role, Ruth informs, equips and encourages ELCA members, congregations and synods to engage in advocacy as a faith practice focused on stewardship of creation, creation justice, sustainability, energy use, investments and engagement with people living in poverty and struggling with hunger with the underlying principle of leaving no one behind. od  She is married, the mother of two children and the grandmother of two grandsons.  Behind God, family is  most important and drives her enthusiasm and love for this work in preparing for future generations.


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