Earth Friendly Products®, the maker of ECOS™ environmentally pleasant cleansing merchandise, has been awarded “Employer of the Year” by the ISSA Hygieia Network. Presented at the ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America Trade Show, operating September 11–14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the award acknowledges the firm in the cleansing business that greatest promotes women’s pursuits in its group.
ISSA/INTERCLEAN® is the largest commerce present in the business cleansing business, and Earth Friendly Products® is at the present to showcase its ECOS™ Pro line of safer, plant-powered business cleaners.
The ISSA Hygieia Network is the first women’s community for the international cleansing group. Established to develop feminine professionals inside the cleansing business, the community is known as for Hygieia, the Greek goddess of health and cleanliness. The Hygieia Network chosen Earth Friendly Products® for the award as a result of of its long-standing dedication to supporting, mentoring, and selling women inside its group. The Greek connection is especially applicable for the family-owned and –operated firm, which was based by a Greek immigrant in 1967.
“As the head of a woman-owned company, this award is very meaningful to me and a great honor for our company,” explains Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, Earth Friendly Products® president and CEO. “I’m proud to sit at the helm of a company that has over 50% of our C-suite and executive positions held by women.”
The firm has achieved this excessive degree of variety and inclusion in its highest ranks by way of an lively program of mentorship and empowerment.
“Supporting women in the workplace pays huge dividends, not just for the women as they grow and advance but for the companies who support them. Diverse companies make better decisions, they understand their customers better, and they have a competitive edge in the global market,” says Vlahakis-Hanks.
Earth Friendly Products® is captivated with supporting all its staff with an in depth advantages package deal, and it pays its staff one of the highest minimal wages in the business, at present $17 per hour. As a pacesetter in company social duty, the firm provides its staff a variety of family-friendly advantages that embrace health insurance coverage, paid sick time, and paid maternity/paternity depart—advantages that many women in the group cite as essential to creating a cheerful and wholesome household life as they advance of their careers.
The Hygieia Network “Employer of the Year” award is the newest in a string of achievements marking the firm’s 50th anniversary in 2017. The firm has acquired many awards for its improvements in safer inexperienced chemistry and in 2017 gained the U.S. EPA’s coveted Safer Choice Partner of the Year for a second time. The firm has additionally acquired Natural Child World Eco-Excellence Awards, Single Moms Planet Family Brand of the Year, and the Environmental Media Association Healthy Family Seal in 2017.
ABOUT EARTH FRIENDLY PRODUCTS
Family owned and operated since 1967, Earth Friendly Products® is the maker of ECOS™ Laundry Detergent and over 200 different environmentally pleasant merchandise which are safer for individuals, pets and the planet. ECOS™ plant-powered cleaners are made in the U.S. utilizing thoughtfully sourced international elements. Made with out dyes, parabens, phosphates or phthalates, ECOS™ cleaners are pH balanced, readily biodegradable and by no means examined on animals. Earth Friendly Products® is a pacesetter in sustainable manufacturing with carbon impartial, water impartial and Zero Waste Platinum licensed amenities that save over 53 million kilos of carbon dioxide yearly and divert over 95% of all their waste from landfills. The firm has acquired many awards for its improvements in safer inexperienced chemistry and is a two-time winner of the U.S. EPA’s coveted Safer Choice Partner of the Year. It’s additionally a pacesetter in company social duty, paying one of the highest minimal wages in the nation and supporting their staff with family-friendly advantages corresponding to paid healthcare and paid depart. ECOS™, Baby ECOS™, ECOS™ for Pets!, and ECOS™ Pro merchandise can be found at main membership and grocery retailers and pure meals shops all through the U.S., in over 60 nations and on-line at http://www.ecos.com.