EMA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS

Over 25 years, EMA has:

  • Awarded over 550 films, television programming and digital content along with the outstanding individuals for making a difference in our world. The 2014 EMA awards reached over 830 million media impressions and garnered 90 million social impressions. Additionally, our official Awards hashtag #2014EMAs saw nearly 45 million interactions. 
  • Recognized nearly 300 feature films, television productions, and events with the EMA Green Seal
  • Honored and Collaborated with Al Gore, Robert Redford, Matt Damon, Justin Timberlake, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Springsteen, Richard Branson, Jeff Skoll, Elon Musk, Dr. Jane Goodall, Enric Sala, Jane Fonda, Mikhail Gorbachev, Rob Reiner, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Cameron Diaz, Willie Nelson, Brad Pitt, Hayden Panettiere, Jessica Alba, Ian Sommerhalder, Nicole Richie, Maroon 5, Olivia Wilde, Malin Akerman, Rosario Dawson and many more
  • Partnered with BP Solar, Inc to award 2 million dollars in grants and scholarships to 300 of California’s educators for teaching energy education and conservation in the classroom
  • Taken Earth Day global in 2004, profiling our green celebrities on CNN, delivering 1.7 billion impressions
  • Worked with the Sierra Club and a coalition of organizations, to provide support for the Forward on Climate Rally in Washington DC. EMA Young Hollywood Board members tweeted to over 3 million subscribers, encouraging them to join the rally and stand up for climate change legislation in 2013

EMA has been awarded

  • Presidential Environmental and Conservation Challenge Award in 1991
  • 2000 Millennium Green Project Award by Hillary Clinton on behalf of the White House
  • President’s Environmental and Conservation Challenge Award from President George H.W. Bush

 

THE EMA MISSION

Founded in 1989, The Environmental Media Association (EMA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to harnessing the power of the entertainment industry and the media to educate the global public on environmental issues and motivate sustainable lifestyles.

Linking the power of celebrity to environmental awareness, EMA believes that through television, film and music, the entertainment community can affect change in a positive way. EMA’s work is widespread, from subtle messaging on the screen to promoting sustainable lifestyle choices and educating influential people on the power of “green,” our goal is inspiring the path to a healthier planet.

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