Martin Palmer is Secretary-General of the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC), an international organisation founded by Prince Philip in 1995. ARC inspires religious groups to develop programmes on the environment and ethical food. Martin has written English editions of Chinese philosophical classics such as Zhuangzi as well as books on world faiths. He co-chairs an ARC environmental programme with the UNDP. He regularly contributes to TV and radio programmes on faith matters.