Gisele Bündchen, in addition to being one of the most celebrated supermodels in history, is an entrepreneur, environmentalist and philanthropist. She has championed clean water initiatives, including a personal project in her hometown, and the preservation of Amazon and Atlantic rainforests. In 2007, Gisele founded The Luz Foundation, a grant-making organization which aims to support humanitarian, educational, and environmental projects, to which she donates a percentage of her earnings. Gisele was designated a Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations Environment Programme in 2009 and has since then been helping the UN to call attention to environmental issues. The charities she had supported include Save the Children, the Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, Rainforest Alliance, UNICEF, RED, Instituto Ayrton Senna among many others.
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