As one of the most dedicated celebrities to environmental causes, it’s only right that Ian Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore) should be honored for his contributions by the Environmental Media Awards. The event takes place tonight, September 29, at 7 p.m. (the “green” carpet starts at 6 p.m.), and you can watch a live stream over at the Environmental Media Association’s website.

Ian is being heralded for his work with the EMA Futures Award. Jessica Alba will also be in attendance to accept her EMA Green Parent Award. (Jessica was inspired to create The Honest Company, a line of eco-friendly baby products, when she caught her daughter snacking on a diaper.)

According to their site, “The annual EMA Awards is the only program singularly devoted to celebrating the entertainment industry’s creative environmental efforts. The EMA Awards honor productions, film and television personalities, corporations, musicians and musical tours that convey environmental messages in the most creative and influential ways.”

Ian shared his excitement about the award, tweeting, “Proud to be honored alongside @jessicaalba, Elon Musk & Kelly Meyer at the Environmental Media Awards (#2012EMA ).” 

Congrats, Ian! We’ll be sure to tune in!

Source: Environmental Media AssociationTwitter

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