LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) announced that The Honest Company was honored with the “Pioneer in Sustainability” award at the Fourth Annual SBC Industry Achievement Awards. The Honest Company’s founders, Jessica Alba, Brian Lee, Christopher Gavigan, and Sean Kane, accepted the Pioneer in Sustainability Award for their commitment to sustainability from renowned filmmaker and environmentalist James Cameron. Also honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards was Participant Media, represented by Christopher Gebhardt, and Nancy Mancilla of ISOS Group.
The event took place on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm at Lexus Santa Monica, 1501 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, Calif.
The Honest Company has been vocal about its mission to empower people to live a healthy and happy life through its commitment to creating products that are effective, safe, delightful, accessible, and responsible. The SBC, a non-profit organization which provides a professional networking and education forum for Southern California businesses and individuals working with sustainable products, services, and processes, hosts the annual awards event to recognize industry environmental leaders and businesses from the region.
The event also featured a Restaurant Showcase with tastings from top vegan, vegetarian, and sustainable chefs and restaurants. The following companies and individuals were honored at the Fourth Annual SBC Industry Achievement Awards:
SBC's Pioneer in Sustainability Recipients
The Honest Company Founders
Jessica Alba Founder & Chief Creative Officer The Honest Company
Brian Lee Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer The Honest Company
Christopher Gavigan Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer The Honest Company
Sean Kane Co-Founder & President The Honest Company
SBC's Lifetime Achievement Award for a Business
Christopher Gebhardt EVP, Participant Media & General Manager, Tag Accepting Award at Event
SBC's Lifetime Achievement in Sustainability Award for an Individual Nancy Mancilla, CEO & Co-Founder, ISOS Group LLC
The awards reception and ceremony honored Southern California companies working to support the mission of SBC: to improve businesses' operating efficiencies, profit margins, and staff productivity, while lowering the ecological impact of their products and services. The awards also honored individuals and projects that have made outstanding impacts in the sustainability industry.
The Honest Company, a leading healthy lifestyle brand, is committed to creating products that are effective, safe, delightful, accessible, and responsible. In pursuit of its mission to empower people to live a healthy and happy life, The Honest Company's portfolio of 100+ products address the ever-growing category needs of baby, personal care, home care, vitamins & supplements, and gear. As a mission-driven company and trusted resource, Honest provides education, support, and inspiration to its community of members. It was launched in 2012 and now has a presence across the U.S. and Canada at HONEST.com and in over 3,500 retail locations. Through its social goodness platform, Honest invests in building healthy, safe families. The Honest Company is privately held and headquartered in Santa Monica, California.