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Must Read: Pharrell's Chanel Ad is Here, the Best Companies to Work for in Fashion

Plus, brands like Patagonia and Obey rally to support Fair Trade.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. 

Pharrell's Chanel ad for the Gabrielle bag has dropped
The musician joins Kristen Stewart, Cara Delevingne and Caroline de Maigret in representing the French label's newest bag. Directed by French filmmaker Antoine Carlier, the ad follows Pharrell as he turns an empty concert hall into a playground — all while wearing a Gabrielle bag, of course. "My character... just didn't want to take the...

Athletes, Leaders Personify Fair Trade in Portrait Series

By Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle
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Oakland’s Fair Trade USA and apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana have collaborated on a photo project featuring portraits of company leaders and athletes associated with the brands...

Celebrating National Volunteer Week: Three Ways to Engage and Inspire Employees to Make a Lasting Impact

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Increasingly, today’s diverse workforce is looking for employers to provide purpose in the workplace and to help them make a difference at work, at home and in the community.

Kelly Slater, Shepard Fairey Featured in Fair Trade USA’s ‘We Wear Fair Trade’ Campaign

The surfer and Outerknown founder; the artist; ceos of Patagonia and Athleta and more star in Fair Trade USA's "We Wear Fair Trade'' campaign
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To mark the anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse, Fair Trade USA will launch a digital photo campaign called “We Wear Fair Trade” with its apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana, on Fashion Revolution Day, April 24.

The trade group, which provides the Fair Trade mark to products that adhere to a strict checklist of sustainable and ethical labor practices...

Business Roundtable Sustainability Report – Create, Grow, Sustain: People and Technology at Work

By Randall Stephenson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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When BRT’s sustainability report first launched, the world was a very different place. The smartphone was in its infancy, the “Internet of Things” (IoT) didn’t exist and “the cloud” was something you saw in the sky. But over the past decade, innovation has sparked a profound technology revolution, giving us more tools than ever to address the world’s challenges. And AT&T has been engaged every step of the way.

FCA US Recruits 50 Schools to Train Next Generation of Dealership Service Technicians

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  • More than 100 training facility sites are sought by end of 2018
  • FCA US dealerships expect to hire 5,000 service technicians by end of 2018
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  • More than 100 training facility sites are sought by end of 2018
  • FCA US dealerships expect to hire 5,000 service technicians by end of 2018

Sodexo Challenges Industry & Businesses to Take a Global Approach to Preventing and Eliminating Food Waste

Sodexo Group aims to ensure 100% of its sites have implemented waste management programs and actions to prevent and reduce food surplus and waste by 2025
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, and a founding member of the International Coalition for Food Waste, is an industry leader in preventing, reducing and eliminating food waste, which accounts for $940 billion in economic losses annually.

Celebrating Sustainability at Kimberly-Clark

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On Saturday, April 22, millions of people across the globe celebrated Earth Day to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability. At Kimberly-Clark, it’s also a day to reflect on Kimberly-Clark’s sustainability achievements and where we’re going in the future.

Of course, sustainability has come a long way since Kimberly-Clark was formed in 1872! Throughout our history, we’ve continuously improved how we operate and embed sustainable practices into our business.

How Orbis is Bringing the World Together to Fight Blindness

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Imagine the world around you in darkness. For millions of people this darkness is a reality. Blindness takes away so much more than vision. It can impede your ability to gain an education. It can prevent you from finding employment. It can lead you and your family into a life of poverty.

Currently 285 million people around the world are visually impaired. Of that number, 246 million have low vision and 39 million are blind. 

Visual Impairment = Low Vision + Blindness

Patagonia, Outerknown, Prana, and More to Participate in New Fair Trade USA Campaign

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In an effort to mark the anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory collapse, WWD reports that Fair Trade USA has gathered notable influencers and figures from...

 

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