Washington DC -The 10th Annual Socially Responsible Business Awards will be presented on Saturday October 16, 7:45 – 9:00 AM at the Renaissance Hotel, Washington DC. This annual event is held in conjunction with Natural Products Expo East, held in the near by Washington DC Convention Center October 14 – 17.
2004 SRBA winners are: Guyaki Sustainable Rainforest Products (San Luis Obispo, CA), Maine Coast Sea Vegetables (Franklin, ME), and Springfield Creamery (Eugene, OR). All three winners are companies with exceptional track records in ethics, accountability, governance, employment practices, business relationships, financial return, products and services, community involvement and environmental protection.
The keynote speaker will be Jeffrey Hollander, CEO, Seventh Generation. The event master of ceremonies will again be Gurudhan Khalsa. Award presenters include Paul Bennett, President, NNFA and owner of Harvest Moon Natural Foods; Dawn Zurrell, Green Business Development Coordinator, Co-op America Business Network; and Suzanne Shelton, President, The Shelton Group PR.
This annual, non-profit, free breakfast event is sponsored by Golden Temple Bakery, manufacturer of Peace Cereals; Sunshine Spa and Soothing Touch Health and Beauty Products; and the Yogi Tea Company. 2004 cosponsors are Co-op America, New Hope Natural Media, Albert's Organics, Barbara's Bakery, Lightlife Foods, The Shelton Group, United Natural Foods, White Wave, and Wild Oats Markets.
Suzanne Shelton, The Shelton Group