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Mary Kay Inc. Earns Several Awards for Work in Business, COVID-19 Response and Sustainability Efforts

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In 2021, Mary Kay Inc. continued its decades-long commitment to enriching the lives of women around the globe, manufacturing irresistible products and building healthier, more sustainable communities even in response to COVID-19. In recognition of Mary Kay’s achievements in the last six months, the brand has taken home several coveted awards in the business, corporate citizenship, and leadership categories from various prestigious organizations.

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Mary Kay was named a Silver Globee® Winner in 3 categories at the 13th Annual 2021 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards. (Graphic: Mary Kay Inc.)

The awards, which range from recognition of the brand’s COVID-19 response to accolades for a Mary Kay-produced documentary on the Gulf of Mexico’s preservation efforts, highlight the company’s unwavering business values and its dedication to the principles defined by the brand’s legendary founder, Mary Kay Ash.

Latest awards include:

COVID-19 Response Awards

  • Silver Globee® Winner – 13th Annual 2021 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards
    • Team of the Year During COVID-19 (Hand Sanitizer Distribution Team)
    • Company Response of the Year (Mary Kay Inc.)
    • Best Product To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 (Mary Kay Hand Sanitizer)
  • Gold Globee® Winner – 13th Annual 2021 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards
    • Best Non-Profit Response Helping Local Communities and the World During COVID-19 (The Mary Kay FoundationSM)
  • Silver Globee® Winner – 6th Annual 2021 American Best in Business Awards
    • Team of the Year During COVID-19 (Hand Sanitizer Distribution Team)
    • Company Response of the Year (Mary Kay Inc.)
    • Best Product to Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 (Mary Kay Hand Sanitizer)
  • Gold Globee® Winner – 6th Annual 2021 American Best in Business Awards
    • Best Non-Profit Response Helping Local Communities and the World During COVID-19 (The Mary Kay FoundationSM)

Company Awards

  • America's Best Mid-Sized Employers 2021 – Forbes
  • “Power of Woman” Award, Mary Kay Ukraine, joint project with Marie Claire - X-RAY Marketing Awards
  • The Best Employer 2021, Mary Kay Poland – The Financial Magazine
  • Direct Sales Cosmetic Company Number One Award,Mary Kay Belarus – “Number One” Annual National Awards

Sustainability Awards

Guardians of the Gulf, an eye-opening documentary that explores the tumultuous relationship between the Gulf of Mexico and the conservationists determined to protect it, has received various awards. Mary Kay Inc., serving as executive producer, with Media One in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, visited the coasts of Texas, Alabama and Mexico to shed light on the often-untold stories of Gulf preservation.

  • Silver: Non-Broadcast General-Nature/Wildlife – Telly Awards
  • Bronze: Non-Broadcast General-Documentary – Telly Awards
  • Best Special Focus Documentary Finalist – LA Femme International Film Festival
  • World Remi Award – Worldfest Houston International Film Festival

Leadership Recognition

  • “67 Powerful Black Women CEOs And Executives In Corporate America,” Julia Simon, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary / Sheryl Adkins-Green, Chief Marketing Officer – Business Insider
  • “TOP Women CEOs in Ukraine” in Women’s Leadership in the Corporate Sector and Business rating - Viktoriia Zoria-Iatsenko, General Manager, Mary Kay Ukraine – WoMo (The Portal for Working Women)
  • “50 Most Valuable Women in Poland,” Ewa Kudlińska-Pyrz, General Manager, Mary Kay Poland – The Financial Magazine
  • “The Top 100 Women Leaders In Consumer Products Of 2021,” Allyson Sellers, Vice President of Sales, Mary Kay U.S. – Women We Admire

About Mary Kay

One of the original glass ceiling breakers, Mary Kay Ash founded her beauty company nearly 60 years ago with three goals: develop rewarding opportunities for women, offer irresistible products, and make the world a better place. That dream has blossomed into a multibillion-dollar company with millions of independent sales force members in nearly 40 countries. Mary Kay is dedicated to investing in the science behind beauty and manufacturing cutting-edge skin care, color cosmetics, nutritional supplements and fragrances. Mary Kay is committed to empowering women and their families by partnering with organizations from around the world, focusing on supporting cancer research, protecting survivors from domestic abuse, beautifying our communities, and encouraging children to follow their dreams. Mary Kay Ash’s original vision continues to shine—one lipstick at a time.

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