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Trudie Styler is an actress, film producer, director, human rights activist, environmentalist, Unicef Ambassador, organic farmer and winemaker. In 1989, along with her husband Sting, Styler started the Rainforest Foundation (now Rainforest Fund), an organization devoted to protecting rainforests and their indigenous peoples. Her efforts over the years have helped raise over $40 million to expand the Fund’s work in 18 countries across four continents. Styler’s commitment to protect human rights and the environment have been recognized by many award-giving bodies, and she has spoken publicly many times on environmental issues, including at the United Nations General Assembly on Climate Change in 2009 and the Sustainable Operations Summit in New York in 2012. In 2018, Styler’s work for the environment and in the arts was recognized by Brown University awarding her an honorary doctorate.

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