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National Rebuilding Month: Get Involved

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Last year for National Rebuilding Month, 148 of the 1,942 rebuilding projects were completed for community facilities and spaces, which collectively impacted 100,000 people across the country. It's not too late to get involved this April with Rebuilding Together.

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...

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...

Screening of the Age of Consequences, Followed by a Facilitated Panel Discussion

Sponsored in part by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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The Hurt Locker meets An Inconvenient Truth, THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. 

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The Hurt Locker meets An Inconvenient Truth, THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. 

Ecocentricity Blog: Every Day is Earth Day

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The Earth is different though. She is a constant presence in human existence, a daily experience for each of us. Without asking, she gifts us fresh water, protection from ultraviolet radiation, a regulated climate, breathable air and energy to fuel our bodies.

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The Earth is different though. She is a constant presence in human existence, a daily experience for each of us. Without asking, she gifts us fresh water, protection from ultraviolet radiation, a regulated climate, breathable air and energy to fuel our bodies.

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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We Are The Majority Marches with Anti-Drug Message

By Erik Martin
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Students from across Darke County gathered Monday in Greenville to share a simple message to the community — ”We are drug free!”

The “We Are The Majority” group, composed of seventh grade students to high school seniors, marched down South Broadway, from the Annie Oakley statue to the city municipal building, carrying signs and chanting their anti-drug message. An estimated 200 students, teachers and parents participated.

The event was organized by student leaders of the We Are The Majority group.

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BNY Mellon Celebrates Sixth-Annual Eco Days

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From tree planting and biking to work to an all-out print reduction competition, BNY Mellon employees are taking eco-friendly action this spring. Eco Days began with Earth Day on April 22 and continue through World Environment Day on June 5.

CSX and the Arbor Day Foundation Work Together to Plant the Future

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CSX’s community partners help us achieve a wide range of corporate responsibility goals – one of which is being a committed neighbor and environmental steward. Our employees realize that part of their job is being an integral part of the communities where CSX operates.

So this Earth Day, we’re celebrating our partnership with one of our CSX community partners: The Arbor Day Foundation. Last fall, some of the Arbor Day Foundation staff met with CSX colleagues who planted trees at one of our Philadelphia service days.

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