DENVER -- Green Goo by Sierra Sage Herbs was announced as a recipient of the 2021 Colorado Companies to Watch Award by Colorado Companies to Watch (CCTW) Friday, Oct. 22. Green Goo and the other winners were honored at the 13th Annual Gala Awards Ceremony that night at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center.
CCTW Award winners represent Colorado's diverse economic landscape and come from a broad range of industries. Combined, they have a significant impact on the state's economy, provide millions of dollars in revenue, and create thousands of jobs. Award-winning companies play an important role in the Centennial State's recovery from the COVID-19 economic downturn.
To be considered for selection as one of the Colorado Companies to Watch, enterprises must meet several criteria over the past year, including facing issues of growth as opposed to survival, employing six to 99 full-time equivalent W-2 employees, and being past the startup stage.
Green Goo Co-Founder, CEO, and President of Sales Jodi Scott said:
"This is a shared award with fellow entrepreneurs that have relished and responded to the challenge of facing uncertain manufacturing timelines, staff shortages, and the work-life balance of team members and their families. We are proud to have offered relevant supplies to our neighbors and communities in order to assist recoveries in a multitude of sectors here in our home stat. Congratulations to all of this year's Colorado Companies to Watch Award winners."
President of presenting sponsor Xcel Energy, Alice Jackson, said:
"Congratulations to all of the Colorado Companies to Watch award winners! Xcel Energy is proud to sponsor this organization, which helps fuel economic growth and supports entrepreneurs in our great state. We're excited to see all that you will accomplish, and we're working alongside you to bring Colorado the cleanest, most affordable and reliable energy."
About Green Goo
Formed in 2008, Green Goo, a Sierra Sage Herbs brand, is a women-owned, family-operated, B-Corp. Our products are cruelty free and made in the USA with 100% natural ingredients. We started small, making products for friends, family, and the local farmer's market, and we have now grown into a thriving, value-driven company. As we evolve, we remain committed to our roots: a time-honored lipid infusion process, high-quality ingredients, and simple, effective products that are safe for you, your family, and the environment. To learn more, visit GreenGoo.com.
About Colorado Companies to Watch
Colorado Companies to Watch is an awards program that honors second-stage companies headquartered in Colorado. The awards program has honored 650 companies since the program's inception in 2009. Award-winning companies demonstrate high performance in the marketplace and/or innovative products or processes. The award program seeks businesses from a wide range of industries throughout the state, not just the major metropolitan areas. The 50 companies to selected each year make an astounding impact on Colorado's economy by collectively providing thousands of jobs and contributing millions of dollars in revenue. The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) launched the program in 2009 in conjunction with the Ewdard Lowe Foundation and valuable community partners from across Colorado.