Jessica Alba honoured for philanthropy

Updated: May 22, 2013, 09:48 AM IST

Los Angeles: Actress Jessica Alba has been honoured in recognition of her philanthropic efforts towards children-related issues.

The 32-year-old was handed the Champion for Children Award by Philip J. Landrigan, the director of Mount Sinai Children`s Environmental Health Center in Connecticut Monday, reports

Alba was given the honour for helping in advancing the centre`s mission through her work, which includes her eco-friendly baby product line- Honest and her book, The Honest Life.