Aveda, a maker of plant-derived hair care, skin care, makeup and lifestyle products, received the 2008 People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Progress (Proggy) Award for Best Cruelty-Free Spa Products.

The Proggy awards recognize animal-friendly achievements in seven categories, including clothing and accessories, companion animals, entertainment, food, personal care products, science and other. PETA’s panel of judges selected winners based on innovation, creativity, passion and the desire to make a difference.