Founder & Chief Creative Officer of The Honest Company & Honest Beauty
AWARDED: Excellence in Business & Leadership
Jessica Alba is Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Honest Company (Honest.com) and Honest Beauty (HonestBeauty.com). She is also an actress, advocate, and New York Times bestselling author.
Founded in 2012, The Honest Company was launched with a mission to inspire and empower people to live a happy and healthy life. Honest provides 100+ safe, effective and delightful products across a wide range of consumer categories, including baby, personal care, home care and vitamins & supplements, to a passionate community of consumers united by values and style. Honest Beauty is a comprehensive skincare and makeup collection created with the same Honest standards of safety, performance and spirit that are the hallmark of The Honest Company. Honest products are available across the U.S. via Honest.com and HonestBeauty.com and at more than 6,000 retail locations in North America.
Since its inception, the mission-driven Company has donated over five million products and over 11,000 employee participation hours through it’s Honest to Goodness program. Honest has been honored with a wide range of recognitions and awards, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Los Angeles Region, ACG Award for Social Responsibility, PC Magazine’s Seal of Consumer Approval in Tech, an Allure Best of Beauty Award, as well as the Pioneer in Sustainability Award by the Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles.
In 2013 Jessica authored the New York Times bestselling book, The Honest Life, a practical guide for parents to create a safe and healthy life for their families.
Jessica appeared on the cover of Forbes’ “Self-Made Women” issue and was among the top twenty of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, one of CNBC’s Next List of Rebels, Leaders and Innovators, and one of Fortune’s 10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs.
She has been named to Vanity Fair’s Next Establishment and Entrepreneur of the Year at the UK Glamour Women of the Year Awards. Jessica has received the March of Dimes Grace Kelly
Award, the Entertainment Media Association’s Green Parent Award and the Mount Sinai Children’s Environmental Health Center Champion for Children Award.