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Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks: Good, Green and Profitable

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, CEO of ECOS, talks about expanding her company while practicing some of the best work and environmental ethics. How can a company have an award-winning green operation, pay one of the highest minimum wages to its employees, manufacture in the...

“Olympia” Wins Orpheus Award for Best Documentary

The film "Olympia", a documentary on the life and career of Olympia Dukakis, won the Orpheus Award for Best Documentary at the closing night of the 2019 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF). "Olympia", directed by Harry Mavromichalis, had its...

LAGFF 2019 Showcases Amazing Greek Women of Film

In 2019, the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival is shining its spotlight on incredible Greek women in film, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. The lineup of films this year includes "Olympia" , a film about the...

The Green Success Story of the Thessaloniki International Fair

We all know how crucial our times can be, regarding the issue of environment and climate change. Our planet is in danger, so putting Earth and its environment at the top of our priorities is as important as ever. That’s...

Hollywood Environmentalists Rock Global Green 15th Annual Pre-Oscar Gala

Global Green held their 15th annual pre-Oscar gala at Neuehouse Hollywood on February 28, four days before the 2018 Oscars.

2017 Environmental Media Awards: Hollywood Stars on the Green Carpet

The 2017 Environmental Media Awards honoring Hollywood stars and business owners who are using their power and influence to help the environment, were held yesterday on September 24 at the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles. Natalie Portman was one of...

Earth Friendly Products Celebrates 50 Years Mark in Greece

It was fifty years ago when a Greek immigrant, the late Dr. Van Vlahakis, started a natural cleaning products company out of his garage in Chicago, IL. Today, Earth Friendly Products operates four plants in the US and is...

“Red Carpet Green Dress” Hosts 8th Annual Pre-Oscar Event

On the evening of February 23, 2017, stars came out to celebrate the Eighth Annual Red Carpet Green Dress event hosted by Suzy Amis Cameron in partnership with Atelier Swarovksi, bringing awareness to sustainable fashion. In attendance were this year’s...

Hollywood A-Listers Stand With Standing Rock At Global Green Pre-Oscar Gala

Global Green’s Annual Pre-Oscar® Party attracted some big names in Hollywood to raise awareness about protecting our planet and send the message that Hollywood stands with Standing Rock. Sponsored by Earth Friendly Products, the largest green event of Oscar Week...

2016 Environmental Media Awards: Greeks on Hollywood’s Largest Green Carpet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kl1Chw5MWgo The 2016 Environmental Media Awards took place on October 22 at Warner Brothers Studios in Los Angeles, with plenty of Greeks from the business and entertainment world attending the star-studded event. Founded in 1989, The Environmental Media Association (EMA) is a...