Winners 2022

1. NATURA A global personal care cosmetics group that creates products that promote a harmonious relationship with oneself, others, and nature. Committed to combining its growth with a respect and preservation of the planet through responsible sourcing, ecological packaging, and fair trade ingredients. 5. TRADITIONAL MEDICINALS Connects people to the power of plants to change lives — the lives of those that drink their efficacious herbal teas — and those in the 280 herbal growing communities across 42 countries where they source their herbs. 9. W.S. BADGER COMPANY Creates pure and effective products of the highest natural quality, based on simplicity and thoughtful preparation, with the intention to protect, soothe, and heal. It runs a business that is fun, fair and profitable; where money is fuel, not a goal, and where its vision for a healthier world finds expression through the way their people work. 13. YIN YANG NATURALS Helping fulfill the dreams of the brands’ founders; to provide meaningful careers for their team members and to give back to the communities in which they serve. 2. SOFIDEL One of the world leaders in the tissue paper production market for hygienic and domestic use. It is committed to creating products that contain lower levels of natural capital and offer high functional qualities and innovative performance. 6. EO PRODUCTS A certified organic manufacturer of personal care products made with active botanicals and pure essential oils. It uses ethically sourced ingredients in a certified organic, zero-waste facility and push sustainability initiatives in their industry. Delivers kindness to the community and believe that opportunities to support and nurture others are all around us. 10. CYMBIOTIKA A mission to steward life-long learning, advanced knowledge, and optimum health through the power of nutritional supplements. It wants to change the world by empowering people to reclaim their health and unlock their fullest potential — to lead longer, happier, and healthier lives. 1. SECONDMUSE An impact and innovation company that builds resilient economies by supporting entrepreneurs and the ecosystems around them. Engages participants and organizations through a mix of innovation programming — hackathons, incubators, and accelerators. 3. SOAPBOX Empowers consumers to change the world through everyday, quality purchases — like 100% vegan ingredients. Every Soapbox purchase sees a bar of soap donated to someone in need. More than 20 million have already been donated. 7. SUNDIAL BRANDS A haircare and skincare company recognized for its innovative use of high-quality and culturally authentic ingredients. It champions inclusive beauty through its purpose-driven business model, complementing the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) to accelerate growth while increasing positive social impact. 11. GOOD CLEAN LOVE An organic sexual wellness brand in the United States and a woman-owned B-Corporation. They use green plastics for eco-friendly packaging and were the first company to achieve carbon neutral certification for a personal lubricant. Their products are sold at major retailers. 2. FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SERVICES A janitorial service that partners with community based organizations to support programs — for clean environments, personal health and welfare, and neighborhood development. 4. LUSH COSMETICS A handmade cosmetics brand with only vegetarian ingredients, little-to-no preservatives, and never any animal testing. Prioritizes ethical sourcing and produces innovative, package-free products, saving millions of plastic bottles from being disposed of every year. 8. GAIA HERBS A mission to connect people, plants, and planet to create healing. For the past 34 years, this has served their guiding purpose. A leading herbal brand in North America committed to delivering the highest-quality health and wellness products assured for purity, potency, and integrity. 12. KRAFT GROUP Dedicated to making a significant positive impact on society, employees and the environment through responsibly-managed skin care salons. Its products are sold by leading skincare salons, day spas and spa hotels. 3. RANGAM CONSULTANTS A minority-, woman-, and disability-owned workforce solutions company, with a mission to promote “employment for everyone,” including people with disabilities, autism, and neurodivergence. Professional/Advisory Services Personal Care &Wellness 4. GREENPRINT A belief in preserving the planet by empowering its people. Creating positive change through innovative thinking and solutions so businesses can do well by doing good. Small actions can have a great impact, and they’re here to ensure that every business can be a part of a brighter future. 15 REAL-LEADERS.COM / SPRING 2022 REAL LEADERS IMPACT AWARDS 2022 “As a culture or a civilization, we are a bit juvenile; it’s like ‘Oh, I have all this power, whoa, this is so cool, I can transform the Earth and I can produce all this wealth. But we’re blinded by our success in a naive way. There’s more to life, actually, and I think the sustainability issue is also helpful in reminding us about that.” —Tino Sehgal, German-Indian artist