WASHINGTON - July 13 - Taking Action for Animals (TAA), a conference sponsored by the leading animal advocacy organizations in the United States representing more than 11 million members, will give the FIRST Corporate Ethic Award to Tom's of Maine co-founder and CEO - Tom Chappell in recognition of the company's strong set of beliefs. TAA is bestowing the honor to recognize that companies can be financially successful while behaving in a socially responsible and environmentally sensitive manner.
Tom's of Maine, a rapidly growing maker of natural oral and personal care products, which are on the shelves of 40,000 stores, is based in Kennebunk, Maine. This year marks the 35th Anniversary for this pioneer of values-centered leadership and socially responsible corporate practices.
WHO: Tom Chappell, co-founder and CEO of Tom's of Maine
WHAT: Receiving the first-ever "Taking Action for Animals Corporate Ethic Award" - http://www.takingactionforanimals.org
WHEN: Saturday, July 16 at 4:15 p.m.
WHERE: Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
WHY: To celebrate 35 years of successful, ethical business, and a commitment to both protecting human health and preventing animal suffering.