Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to be honored by the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights with the Ripple of Hope award. The award is presented to leaders who promote social change. Cook will receive the award alongside leaders such as Congressman John Lewis and UNESCO Ambassador Marianna Vardinoyannis.

From Re/code:

The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights will present Cook with its Ripple of Hope Award on Dec. 8 in acknowledgment of his work on behalf of social change. He will be recognized in New York City, alongside U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a Georgia Democrat and Freedom Rider during the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s; Evercore co-founder and former assistant treasury secretary Roger Altman; and UNESCO Ambassador Marianna Vardinoyannis.

The Ripple of Hope award will be presented next week during the Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Gala on December 8.

Source: Re/code