TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MONAT® Global Canada (MONAT Canada), a multinational distributor of premium hair care products, was awarded the Direct Sellers Association (DSA) of Canada’s Making a Difference Award and Code of Ethics Certificate. Vice president and general manager of MONAT Canada, Jackie McClements, received the Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF) Circle of Distinction Award.
In addition to receiving the DSA Code of Ethics certificate for conducting ethical business, MONAT Canada was honored with DSA’s Making a Difference Award for the corporation’s charitable impact on communities across Canada. Through MONAT Gratitude, the corporation’s global philanthropic initiative, MONAT Canada donated $5,000 to Wounded Warriors in 2017 and invested more than $14,000 in monetary donations and goods to the Salvation Army Community Centers and Disaster Relief in Fort McMurray, Alberta. MONAT Canada’s corporate staff also participated in more than 50 hours of volunteer service at nonprofits like Big Brothers Big Sisters and Yellow Brick House, providing help and hope for Canadian families and youth.
“When we started MONAT Global, our goals were to create excellent products, a corporate governance structure of the highest ethics, and make sure we give back – not just locally, but globally,” said CEO of MONAT Global, Ray Urdaneta. “Our Canada office, our employees and our Market Partners are all incredible people. I am so proud of our team; these awards and distinctions are richly deserved!”
Jackie McClements, vice president and general manager of MONAT Global Canada, was awarded the DSEF Circle of Distinction Award. The award recognizes individuals who have devoted significant years of service and have made considerable contributions to the DSEF and the direct selling industry. McClements has been an advocate for the network industry for more than 17 years, serving previously as the vice chair and currently as the chair of the board for the DSEF. She also headed the DSEF fundraising efforts for several years while using her platform to educate people about the direct selling industry.
“Jackie is an amazing leader. She motivates not just MONAT Global employees, but our Canadian Market Partners. Her certificate of distinction reflects not only her abilities, but her drive to give back and invest in the community,” said Stuart MacMillan, president of MONAT Global. “I congratulate Jackie and our entire Canada team.”
About MONAT Global
MONAT Global is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alcora Corp., whose holdings include L’EUDINE Global, an established Direct Selling company specializing in premium beauty and wellness products throughout the US and Latin America and B&R Products, their research, development and manufacturing Laboratory subsidiary. All three companies are headquartered in and around Miami, Florida. MONAT was founded in 2014 to enter the multi-billion dollar haircare market and provides groundbreaking opportunities through a novel Social Marketing approach to Direct Sales. The company offers a unique and exciting business model and one of the most generous compensation plans in the U.S., Canadian and U.K. and European markets.
About the Direct Sellers Association and the Direct Selling Education Foundation
The Direct Sellers Association (DSA) is devoted to preserving the integrity of the direct selling industry. As the most recognized voice in the industry since 1954, the DSA has established and upheld rigorous standards, ethics and good business practices. The Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF) is a branch of the Canada DSA, established in 1994 to serve the public interest by advancing the direct selling industry’s support of consumer rights and protection, education, ethics and individual economic empowerment.