20 May GRACE INFLUENTIAL ANNOUNCES ANNUAL IMPACT AWARD
Honoring the Formula 1® team demonstrating the highest achievement in their ongoing commitment to innovation and positive impact.
MONTE-CARLO, MONACO, May 18, 2021—Grace Influential, today announced the introduction of the Grace Influential Impact Award. The newly-created annual distinction will be awarded to the Formula 1® team or F1 related organization that demonstrates the highest commitment to positive impact through sustainability, impact, and inclusion, and a philanthropic “Spirit of Grace” during the course of each racing season.
This award is named for and inspired by Princess Grace of Monaco in honor of her commitment to excellence, the global culture of philanthropy she ignited from Monaco, and the enduring example she set, as an iconic global leader, for positive impact. Grace Influential recognizes Formula 1’s commitment to and investment in pioneering technology and innovation toward sustainability, philanthropic initiatives, and positive societal impact. The Grace Influential Impact Award celebrates the Formula 1® team/organization which best embodies these values and strives to make the world a better place.
Grace Influential is an initiative led by the Princess Grace Foundation which oversees Princess Grace’s charitable legacy. The foundation is recognized for its prestigious awards program celebrating excellence and positive change. Brisa Carleton, CEO of the Princess Grace Foundation and Grace Influential said, “The Grace Influential Impact Award is a prime example of our dedicated commitment to continuing Princess Grace’s legacy of positive change and we applaud Formula 1® for its leadership in impact and sustainability.”
A judging panel of independent luminaries with a focus on global social responsibility will be announced in the coming months. The first Grace Influential Impact Award will be presented at a dedicated ceremony during the Monaco Grand Prix 2022. Robb Report is the official media partner of the Grace Influential Impact Award.
About Grace Influential: Grace Influential is a global initiative recognizing and celebrating the ongoing influence and impact of Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco. When Grace Kelly, Oscar winning film star married Prince Rainier III of Monaco, Hollywood met Royalty. Her modern tastes and extraordinary kindness made Her a beloved icon and an instant trendsetter. From fashion, to luxury, to philanthropy, Princess Grace not only shaped Monaco into the glamorous Principality it is today but set a global example for leaving the world a better place. Overseen by the Princely Family of Monaco, Grace Influential is uniting established luminaries as well as new generations around social impact, philanthropy, luxury, fashion, and modern Monaco. Grace Influential is operated by the Princess Grace Foundation, a not-for-profit charitable foundation.
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