WHO WE ARE
GREEN EILEEN is an initiative of the EILEEN FISHER Inc. EILEEN FISHER supports systematic changes that positively impact women and girls around the world.
WHAT WE DO
GREEN EILEEN is a recycled clothing program committed to reducing environmental impact and generating income to support programs that improve the lives of women and girls. By selling gently worn EILEEN FISHER clothing, we extend the life of timeless garments and are able to support the non-profit programs in which we so strongly believe.
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OUR ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT
SUSTAINABILITY IN THE GARMENT INDUSTRY
Sustainability is about having a long-term orientation to the way we use the Earth’s natural resources. In recent years, corporate responsibility and environmental sustainability have received mainstream attention, and the global consciousness has taken up the charge to reduce our human impact. However, the garment industry is still one of the largest sources of waste and pollution.
DID YOU KNOW?
• The average American throws away 68 pounds of clothes per year.
• Over 4% of global landfills are filled with clothing and textiles.
• Almost 100% of used clothing is recyclable.
THE FUTURE OF CLOTHES
GREEN EILEEN is reimagining the way we think about our clothes. Inspired by EILEEN FISHER’s timeless designs and high quality fabrics, our recycled clothing initiative gives a second (or third!) life to your clothes. By donating or buying a gently used EILEEN FISHER garment from GREEN EILEEN, you support a product lifecycle that is good for the Earth and its inhabitants.
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WHO WE SUPPORT
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EILEEN FISHER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE, 2014
EILEEN FISHER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
The Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute is an initiative of the Eileen Fisher Community Foundation developed to promote leadership in young women through selfempowerment, connection with others and activism in their communities. The summer institute has four programs for young women in high school and college including: two Activating Leadership sessions, Leading for Impact, and the LIFE Fellowship. Please see the website for more details: eileenfisherleadershipinstitute.com Follow Us on Facebook or twitter: @EFLI_LiFe
ELENOR ROOSEVELT CENTER
The Girls’ Leadership Workshop (GLW) delivers programs each summer to educate, empower, and activate adolescent girls to become the next generation of social justice leaders. www.ervk.org/
FRACTURED ATLAS – THEATER OF THE OPPRESSED
Theatre of the Oppressed is an interactive, physical and playful tool that can help us observe, understand and transform our lives finding solutions together onstage, we prepare ourselves to take action offstage! Theatre of the Oppressed empowers the participants to become catalysts for change in their own communities. www.fracturedatlas.org
The Garrison Institute applies the transformative power of contemplation to today’s pressing social and environmental concerns, helping build a more compassionate, resilient future. www.garrisoninstitute.org/
Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) mission is to empower girls and young women, ages 12–24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential. www.gems-girls.org/
Girls Incorporated is a nonprofit organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, Girls Inc. responds to the changing needs of girls and their communities through research-based programs and advocacy that empower girls to reach their full potential and to understand, value, and assert their rights. www.girlsinc.org/index.html
The Bereavement Center of Westchester
Our mission is to create a safe and caring environment where both adult and child receive the special attention and support needed to move through the pain of grief toward hope and healing. www.thebereavementcenter.org/
Katie Yamasaki is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She works primarily as a muralist, teaching artist and children’s book author/illustrator. She lead a public art program for young women called Voices Her’d (www.groundswellmural.org), where teen girls address critical issues in the form of large-scale public art. Most recently she has been executing a project working with incarcerated mothers in NY and their children on the outside. www.katieyamasaki.com/
Women’s Enterprise Development Center
The mission of the Women’s Enterprise Development Center is to build a vibrant community of women entrepreneurs by providing high-quality training programs and support services to both start-up and established women business owners in Westchester County and the Lower Hudson Valley, including training and access to microenterprise funding for minority and economically disadvantaged women. www.wedc-westchester.org/
New York Women’s Foundation
The New York Women’s Foundation® (NYWF®) is a voice for women and a force for change. We are a cross-cultural alliance of women catalyzing partnerships and leveraging human and financial capital to achieve sustained economic security and justice for women and girls. With fierce determination, we mobilize hearts, minds and resources to create an equitable and just future for women, families and communities in New York City. www.nywf.org/
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies
Awakening the best in the human spirit Through innovative educational experiences that awaken the best in the human spirit, Omega provides hope and healing for individuals and society. www.eomega.org/
Sarah Lawrence College
At Sarah Lawrence College our mission is to graduate world citizens who are diverse in every definition of the word, who take intellectual and creative risks, who cross disciplinary boundaries, and who are able to sustain exceptional academic discipline within a framework of humanistic values and concern for community. www.slc.edu/
Sleepy Hollow Performing Arts Center
Sleepy Hollow Performing Artists’ mission is to support performing artists, providing a dynamic environment for arts education, creation, and performance. We achieve this mission by offering both professional and nonprofessional classes, workshops, mentoring and performance programs in a wide range of theatrical and dance forms, led by established and renowned arts educators. www.shpacenter.com/
Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls
Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls is a non-profit music and mentoring program dedicated to the empowerment of girls and women. williemaerockcamp.org/
Sadie Nash Leadership Program
Sadie Nash Leadership Project was founded in 2001 to promote leadership and activism among young women. The program is designed to strengthen, empower, and equip young women as agents for change in their lives and in the world. . www.sadienash.org/
Spa Sisters Spirit Place
SPA Sisters reawakens you to the profound life and lessons that nature reveals. Using nature as a guide, SPA Sisters teaches simple yet powerful ways to connect with your true spirit, empowering expression of your authentic and truest self in every aspect of life. www.spasisters.org/
Story Dance Project
The Storydancer Project (TSP) is an international non-profit artistic health resource organization bringing awareness of health and body through movement, exercise, rhythm, melody and story to those in the world challenged by life circumstances. www.storydancer.com/
JUBILEE WOMEN’S CENTER
Jubilee’s mission is “to support women experiencing poverty to build stable and fulfilling futures, one extraordinary woman at a time.” Founded in 1983, Jubilee Women’s Center provides safe and affordable community housing and support services to help women transition out of homelessness and into independent living. www.jwcenter.org
YOUNG WOMEN EMPOWERED
Y-We encourages young women from diverse backgrounds to step up as leaders in their schools, communities, and the world. We do this through intergenerational mentorships and creative programs that equip teen women with the confidence, resiliency, and leadership skills needed to achieve their goals. www.youngwomenempowered.org
Coyote Central challenges young adolescents to build competence and creativity through hands-on workshops with professionals in creative fields. Independent problem-solving with sophisticated skills at Coyote builds adolescents’ confidence and expands their sense of personal possibility. www.coyotecentral.org
The Women’s Housing, Equality and Enhancement League (WHEEL) is a non-profit and non-hierarchical group of homeless and formerly homeless women working on ending homelessness for women. WHEEL is all about empowerment and action. www.sharewheel.org/Home/wheel
Bike Works builds sustainable communities by educating youth and promoting bicycling. Since 1996 we’ve worked to educate and empower youth, and make bicycling accessible and affordable to the Seattle community. www.bikeworks.org
NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL
Women for Women International
Changing the World One Woman At A Time Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies. We’re changing the world one woman at a time. www.womenforwomen.org/
We are a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide. www.plannedparenthood.org/
National Women’s History Museum
THe National Women’s History Museum affirms the value of knowing Women’s History, illuminates the role of women in transforming society and encourages all people, women and men, to participate in democratic dialogue about our future www.nwhm.org/
Women’s Funding Network
As a global network and a movement for social justice, Women’s Funding Network accelerates women’s leadership and invests in solving critical social issues — from poverty to global security — by bringing together the financial power, influence and voices of women’s funds. www.womensfundingnetwork.org/
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GREEN EILEEN is a recycled clothing initiative of EILEEN FISHER Inc.