Eco Stars Align as Earth Friendly Products® Sponsors Global Green’s Pre-Oscar Gala
On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, “America’s Eco-CEO” Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks (president & CEO of Cypress, CA-based Earth Friendly Products®) walked the green carpet with eco-celebrities from NYPD Blue’s Sharon Lawrence to American Beauty’s Mena Suvari. Also, in attendance was American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Modern Family’s Ed O’Neill, Disney’s Ashley Tisdale, The Jamie Foxx Show’s Garcelle Beauvais, Law & Order’s Elizabeth Rohm, Back to the Future trilogy’s Lea Thompson, Varsity Blue’s Amy Smart, TLC’s Carter Oosterhouse, vegan NBA player John Salley, and many others. As a featured sponsor of the 15th annual Global Green Pre-Oscar Gala, Earth Friendly Products® has been a long-time supporter of Global Green’s efforts around climate disaster rebuilding and their work to help build greener affordable housing for the homeless. The event was held at NeueHouse in Los Angeles, a venue that is both historic and green.
Global Green’s Pre-Oscar Gala celebrates champions of the environment and this year honored the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s CEO Terry Tamminen, EARTHx founder Tammell S. Crow, Wells Fargo vice president and Innovation Incubator (IN2 ) co-lead Ashley Grosh, and Cinema for Peace founder Jaka Bizilj.
Vlahakis-Hanks has been at the forefront of the progressive environmental movement and is a key proponent of the recently passed Cleaning Product Right to Know Act in California. It has been her lifelifelong passion to educate about climate change, promote clean air and protect consumers through disclosure of ingredients in cleaning products. Earth Friendly Products® is the maker of ECOS™, the #1 selling green laundry detergent in the U.S. The company has achieved the unprecedented “trifecta” of sustainable manufacturing: carbon neutrality, water neutrality, and Zero Waste Platinum certification in its four American facilities in California, Washington, New Jersey and Illinois. ECOS™ products are distributed in 160 countries throughout the world.