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“To win a Beacon Award is to become a reference against which others can measure their progress.” - Beauty Independent
The Beacon Awards are a celebration of beauty brands who are daring to be different by changing the landscape of beauty and pushing the boundaries of what is possible. The best of these brands are honoured and celebrated at the Beacon Awards. The 2nd annual Beacon Awards were held during a live virtual event on September 15, where Elate took home the award for sustainability champion!
“Winning the Sustainability Champion Beacon Award was an incredible moment to witness! Elate Cosmetics' commitment to sustainable and ethical production is nothing like I've ever seen in the beauty industry. I can't wait to see sustainable beauty practices become mainstream." - Keara, Elate Business Development Partner
We were chosen as this year’s Sustainability Champion for all of our efforts in creating beautiful products without compromising people or the planet. We offer high performing sustainable cosmetics in low waste packaging with a goal of reducing your carbon footprint when it comes to personal care rituals. Our ingredients are 75% organic and our palettes and compacts are made with sustainable bamboo with refills packaged in seed paper that allow you to plant a garden. Our environmentally friendly makeup products are both vegan and cruelty free.
Our Green Business Association membership and B Corp certification are some of the achievements that have allowed us to take home this year’s Sustainability Champion award, and we couldn’t be more excited.
"When I founded Elate Cosmetics, it was from a desire to build community around the beauty of ritual, and to perform those daily rituals sustainably" -Melodie, Elate founder and CEO
This award is an opportunity to shine light on the important work we have been doing and will continue to do. We are honoured to be recognized for our contribution to the beauty industry. We are on an important mission, and we have a great opportunity in the beauty industry to set the standard for sustainability and change the world, one lipstick at a time. It starts with having the courage to change the status quo and step outside of the box to do what needs to be done.
“We are so honoured to take home the 2021 Beacon Award for Sustainability Champion. This award is a culmination of the hard work we do everyday to put people and the planet first. Sustainability isn’t a trend at Elate, it’s the heart of our business.” - Johnesha, Elate Community Engagement Coordinator
Visit Beauty Independent to see the full list of this year’s Beacon Award winners and nominees where you can read about the incredible brands who are innovating, inspiring, contributing and changing the landscape of beauty everyday.