Tory Burch Fellowship
Amazing news! Earth Angel founder EOB was recognized as one of the ten inaugural Tory Burch Foundation Fellows. The fellowship competition is focused on supporting the empowerment of women entrepreneurs and awarded all fellows a $10,000 business education grant and a year of mentorship. It was such a pleasure and a privilege to be one of the 10 women owned businesses that was chosen.
Best for NYC Honoree
Back in May Earth Angel joined dozens of other businesses as a Best for NYC Honoree! We are so grateful to B-Lab and NYCEDC for implementing this challenge and reframing success to include not only making a profit but benefiting people and the planet. See the directory to learn more about what local businesses have made a commitment to their employees, communities, and environment. Use it when selecting your next supplier or neighborhood storefront!
Madam Secretary in the Spotlight
Green set Madam Secretary was recently recognized in the Producers Guild of America's ProducedBy magazine as one of the latest shows to embrace green production. Way to go Madam Secretary! Special thanks to Producers Lori McCreary and Sam Hoffman for spearheading this hit series' sustainability initiative and to PGA Green for the fantastic write-up!
In Other News
Who you gonna call?? Earth Angel! Last summer we worked on the Ghostbusters reboot and we're so excited that it has finally been released. Zip up your jumpsuits, grab your proton packs, and don't forget to see this green production in theaters now!
"Our industry can be so much more than entertainment" - EOB in the latest article on Earth Angel, "The Startup Turning Your Favorite Shows Green" by BizWomen.
For the past 6 months, Earth Angel represented Madam Secretary in the Mayor's Office of Sustainability Zero Waste Challenge. We were the only TV production to participate and we even received a milestone award for our waste diversion achievements. To find out more about this program and the Mayor's plan to send zero waste to landfills by 2030, check out the One NYC site.
A new Angel has joined us! Say hello to Grace Hendricks, our new Production Coordinator. Grace was our Eco Assistant on Madam Secretary and proved herself to be a great motivator and fantastic eco advocate. We're so excited to have her as a part of our team.
Sunday July 17th marked Earth Angel's 3rd Birthday! Thank you to everyone who has supported, encouraged, and composted with us in our journey thus far! Here's to many more years of sustainable entertainment production! See our latest blog post here.