CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Lips, Inc., a leading lip balm company specializing in certified organic lip balm products, today announced a new charitable initiative with Pencils of Promise (PoP). Pencils of Promise is a for-purpose organization founded in 2008 that to date has built over 360 schools and provided access to education to more than 33,000 students throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America. Through the partnership, Eco Lips will donate 1% of branded sales to Pencils of Promise, with the goal of building a school within a select country.
Eco Lips has curated a trusted and reliable brand deeply rooted in the belief that working toward sustainable social change encompasses both community and charitable initiatives. "Our company is driven by passionate people and philanthropic principles. This is a collective investment within our company, as the partnership with PoP will truly impact both the Eco Lips team as well as the young people receiving the educational opportunities within their country," said Steve Shriver, President & Founder of Eco Lips.
This joint venture aligns with both organizations' core values. "Our PoP family is comprised of an incredible group of partners who support PoP. Teaming up with Eco Lips is especially exciting for us, as we both share a common goal of creating and sustaining educational opportunities for students around the world," said Natalie Ebel, Director of Marketing at Pencils of Promise.
You can support this partnership by shopping for Eco Lips products nationwide in retails stores that carry natural & organic products and online at www.ecolips.com. Follow Eco Lips on Instagram @EcoLips.
About Eco Lips:
Eco Lips manufactures the highest quality certified organic, fair trade, and non-gmo lip care products on the planet. In addition, the company offers private label and contracting manufacturing services. The company is a member of Organic Trade Association, Green America and is a Certified B Corporation.
Pencils of Promise ("PoP") is a nonprofit organization founded in 2008 to increase access to quality education for children in the developing world. PoP works with communities across the globe to build schools and create education programs. PoP has established itself as a leader amongst the innovative global nonprofits working toward sustainable social change. For more information, please visit www.pencilsofpromise.org.
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