Press Release

October 10, 2023 GSN Planet is extremely proud to announce the top 10 finalists in its 2023 Sustainability Awards! The finalists were selected by an independent judging panel, comprised of experienced professionals in the sustainability, spa, and wellness industries. 

The GSN Sustainability Awards are a global awards project for the spa, wellness and personal care sectors, created to honor and showcase outstanding accomplishments and innovations in sustainability within our industry. We received submissions from properties and businesses in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania, all being of outstanding merit. 

The winner in each category will be decided by community voting from October 15-20, 2023 and will be announced on October 24 at the GSN Awards Ceremony taking place during the 2023 GSN Sustainability, Buyers and Community Summit. The summit will be held on October 22-25 at the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, WI.

“The GSN Sustainability Awards celebrate those who are making a real impact on our planet. These finalists are the driving force behind positive change,” said Maggy Dunphy, GSN Planet Board President. 

Here are the finalists:

Sustainable Spa/Wellness Facility – The Michael Stusser Award:

1. Hotel Weihrerhof, Italy

2. Keemala, Thailand

3. Woodlands Healing Spa, South Africa

4. The Spa at Sec-he, United States

Sustainable Innovator – The Tara Grodjesk Award:

1. Acrely Farms, United States

2. Phytomer USA, United States

3. Blue Beautifly, United States

Sustainable Newcomer – The Tracie Wertz Award:

1. Be Here Farm + Nature, United States

2. 8 Days Botanicals, United States

3. Le Prunier, United States

GSN thanks everyone who participated and helped make this project a success. Be on the lookout for news about the winners! 

About GSNPlanet: 

GSNPlanet is a 501(c) 6 nonprofit trade association serving the spa industry in support of action for a sustainable future. Their mission is to promote the vital connections between personal wellbeing, economic sustainability and the health of our planet. Through networking, education, and best practices developed with a membership of the nation’s most innovative green spas, GSN is a resource for vital people building a vital planet. 

Media Contact:  

Dara Mayhew

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