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Green Spa Network names sustainable spa award winners
POSTED 07 Feb 2018 . BY Jane Kitchen
The Green Spa Network has announced the winners of its sixth annual Sustainability Awards, which recognise innovation and leadership by the spa industry “in support of a vital planet and vital people”.

Michael Bruggeman, CEO of skincare brand Organic Male, received the Dedicated Contributor Award, while American environmentalist Paul Hawken was given the Visionary Award.

Other winners include Mohonk Mountain House, a Victorian castle resort outside New York City, which received the award for Sustainable Building; Boulder, Colorado-based St Julien Spa, which picked up the Innovative Sustainability Initiative award for its waste-reduction initiative; Complexions Spa, which received the Leadership in Sustainability award for a day spa; Spa Anjali, Westin Riverfront in Colorado for Leadership in Sustainability for a wellness centre; Hawaiian skincare brand Honua for Sustainable Spa Brand; spa linen brand Comphy Co for Leadership in Sustainability for equipment; and Lotus Wei for Leadership in Sustainability for retail.

“Proactively caring for the health of our planet and people is what the spa industry has always been about,” said Karen Short, GSN board president.

“By recognising the achievements in spa and sustainability, GSN elevates the awareness of success stories to inspire and create positive change.”

Judges for the awards include Rona Berg, editor-in-chief of Organic Spa Magazine; Julie Keller Callaghan, editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa magazine; Debra Duneier, founder of EcoChi; Glenn Hasek, editor and publisher of Green Lodging News; and Ulli Peck, founder and owner of The Wellness Agency.
 


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07 Feb 2018

Green Spa Network names sustainable spa award winners
BY Jane Kitchen

Michael Bruggeman, CEO of skincare brand Organic Male, received the Dedicated Contributor Award

Michael Bruggeman, CEO of skincare brand Organic Male, received the Dedicated Contributor Award
photo: OM4

The Green Spa Network has announced the winners of its sixth annual Sustainability Awards, which recognise innovation and leadership by the spa industry “in support of a vital planet and vital people”.

Michael Bruggeman, CEO of skincare brand Organic Male, received the Dedicated Contributor Award, while American environmentalist Paul Hawken was given the Visionary Award.

Other winners include Mohonk Mountain House, a Victorian castle resort outside New York City, which received the award for Sustainable Building; Boulder, Colorado-based St Julien Spa, which picked up the Innovative Sustainability Initiative award for its waste-reduction initiative; Complexions Spa, which received the Leadership in Sustainability award for a day spa; Spa Anjali, Westin Riverfront in Colorado for Leadership in Sustainability for a wellness centre; Hawaiian skincare brand Honua for Sustainable Spa Brand; spa linen brand Comphy Co for Leadership in Sustainability for equipment; and Lotus Wei for Leadership in Sustainability for retail.

“Proactively caring for the health of our planet and people is what the spa industry has always been about,” said Karen Short, GSN board president.

“By recognising the achievements in spa and sustainability, GSN elevates the awareness of success stories to inspire and create positive change.”

Judges for the awards include Rona Berg, editor-in-chief of Organic Spa Magazine; Julie Keller Callaghan, editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa magazine; Debra Duneier, founder of EcoChi; Glenn Hasek, editor and publisher of Green Lodging News; and Ulli Peck, founder and owner of The Wellness Agency.



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