RESPONSE supports Earth-Responsibility through education, action, research, kaitiakitanga (guardianship). RESPONSE works in partnership with Maori and with Indigenous Peoples in programmes. Programmes include Integrated Governance and Environmental Responsibility, Water, Sustainable Development, Corporate Social Responsibility. Programmes are carried out in Aotearoa New Zealand, Pacific/Oceania, and with international partners.
RESPONSE is a partner in the International Forum on Ethics and Responsibility, with a proposal for a Charter for Universal Responsibilities as an integrating framework for sustainable development.