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Grace Farms Benefit Raises $1M, Half to Fight Slave Labor in World Construction Industry
Grace Farms Foundation recently welcomed more than 300 human rights activists, scholars, acclaimed artists, art and culture influencers, and architecture and business leaders, to the Foundation’s fourth anniversary celebration. — an announcement from Grace Farms Foundation
The Oct. 19 event at Grace Farms in New Canaan included a performance by Parisa Khobdeh Dance Company and guest artists of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance, an elegant zero-waste dinner, and entertainment by ELEW and saxophonist Marcus G. Miller. Tony’s Chocolonely was also recognized for its Open Chain business model for traceable, slave-free cocoa and its commitment to making 100% slave-free chocolate. The Foundation raised half a million dollars to champion ethical and environmentally-responsible supply chains, a focus of Grace Farms Foundation through the development of the Grace Farms Foundation Architecture + Construction Working Group, which brings experts and industry leaders across the ecosystem of the built environment to illuminate modern slavery in the architecture and global construction industry.