Photography by David Christopher Lee
The Environmental Media Association (EMA) wrapped their 3rd Annual IMPACT Summit at The Montage Beverly Hills. IMPACT is a premier two-day sustainable business summit that focuses on the tremendous potential of a green economy.
Panel highlights included “How Does Your Garden Grow”, a conversation about EMA’s School Garden Program, which was moderated by Lance Bass, and “Rise Up!”, which focused on how the youth movement is fighting climate change, moderated by Karrueche Tran. Emmanuelle Chriqui joined the “Our Most Precious Stone” panel, which focused on what the diamond industry is doing to preserve our natural resources.
Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti also addressed IMPACT attendees and provided an inside look into LA’s New Green Deal.
IMPACT Day 1 panelists and speakers included: Debbie Levin (EMA President & CEO), Alan Fuerstman (Founder, Chairman & CEO, Montage International), Angus Mitchell, Catherine Gore, Chris Davenport, David Marguiles, Doug Coleman, Drew FitzGerald, Elena Carretero, Emmanuelle Chiriqui, Eric Garcetti, Fernando Nilo, Genesis Butler, Henry Pino, Jamie Margolin, Jennifer Nickerson, Joey Gonzalez, Kathy Kellogg Johnson, Karla Welch, Karrueche Tran, Kate Wilson, Kendrick Eagle, Kerri Eich, Kristina Buckley, Lance Bass, Mark Gold, Mark Yamauchi, Melissa Magsaysay, Mike Sullivan, Phil Graves, Rob Herring, Robert O’Connor, Shannon Bart, Shara Ticku, Sheila Kuehl, Tom Szaky
On Day 2 of the IMPACT Summit, the Environmental Media Awards kicked off with host Karrueche Tran, who was joined at the event by her boyfriend, Victor Cruz. Other notable attendees included Jaden Smith, Nikki Reed, Mayim Bialik, Christina Milian, Lance Bass, Malin Åkerman, Constance Zimmer, Calum Worthy, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Joey Graceffa, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Wendie Malick, Frances Fisher, Ed Begley Jr., Sarah Wright Olsen, Leonard Nam, Katie Aselton, Kristin Bauer, Marianne Williamson (2020 Presidential Candidate), and more.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION
The Environmental Media Association (EMA), a nonprofit 501(c)3, has grown into a diverse subsection of entertainment industry tastemakers, entrepreneurs in finance and technology, and green icons dedicated to the mission of promoting environmental progress.
EMA is a movement powered by celebrity role modeling, campaign work, social media messaging, year-round programs, and three large scale annual events: The EMA Awards, EMA Honors Benefit Gala, and EMA IMPACT Summit. EMA’s mission is to provide a unified voice for our planet through entertainment, storytelling and education.
For more information, visit EMA.