Jaguar Health's Founder and CEO Lisa Conte to Be Honored with Pure Earth Impact Award
"I am delighted to receive the Impact Award from Pure Earth because the work they do is phenomenal and makes a difference in so many lives," said Conte. "It is an honor to be recognized by an organization that not only shares the deep respect I have for communities and the environment, but also knows how to identify problems and come up with solutions. I salute their work and am proud to support their incredible team."
Pure Earth's 2021 Benefit Bash, an Evening of Hope and Healing, will raise funds to continue the organization's life-saving work cleaning up toxic pollution in the soil, water, and air across the globe, as well as celebrating jewelers who are focused on responsibly sourcing their materials in ways that protect the environment and support the livelihoods of millions of small-scale gold miners around the world. The event will include performances by
"Lisa is a visionary in the pharmaceutical world who leads her company with admirable devotion to her core values.
About Pure Earth
Pure Earth is the world's leading organization dedicated to eliminating toxic pollution in low- and middle-income countries. Pollution is the largest environmental cause of death and disease in the world, stealing 9 million lives each year. 92% of those deaths occur in developing countries. Pure Earth saves and improves lives, particularly the lives of children in poor communities, by reducing disease-causing pollution. The organization partners with governments and local communities to clean up toxic hot spots, prevent re-contamination and guard against future pollution. This field work, combined with groundbreaking research and advocacy, elevates pollution as a global priority.