The Environmental Media Association is recognizing Jessica Alba as an influential, responsible and green parent at this year’s 22nd annual Environmental Media Awards, as she will receive the inaugural Green Parent Award, E! Online reports.
“Becoming a parent is life-changing and brings into focus the priority of healthy choices and the responsibility of the environmental sustainability of our planet,” EMA president Debbie Levin says. “Jessica is a great example of how you can turn that passion into positive change.”
Alba has been making her mark in the eco-world with her The Honest Company, which distributes safe, non-toxic baby products for parents looking to use the best and most “honest” items on their children.
In addition to her business, Alba is also writing a book “The Honest Life,” due out in March 2013, and she is avid supporter of the Safe Chemicals Act.
The EMA’s gives praise to the entertainment industry and their efforts to protect the planet. This year, films such as, “The Lorax,” “21 Jump Street” and “Big Miracle” are nominated for their promotion of environmental issues. TV shows including “Happy Endings,” “Dallas,” “Rizzoli & Isles,” “Whitney,” “Veep” and “Harry’s Law” are also nominated for their greenness.
The awards take place on Sept. 29 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. Congratulations, Jessica!
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