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Essilor Wins Sustainable Business Award for Commitment to Sustainable Development Goals

By Staff
Monday, August 7, 2017 12:21 AM

Amy Hing, Policy Deputy Secretary, Ministry of the Environment, and
Water Resources presents Jayanth Bhuvaraghan, Essilor’s Chief Mission Officer the award.

CHARENTON, France—Essilor announced that it was recognized by the Sustainable Business Awards, held in Singapore, in the newly added category, “UN Sustainable Development Goals: Understanding the company’s roles and initiatives in working to deliver the UN SDGs.” The award celebrates Essilor’s commitment to responsibly fight uncorrected poor vision.

“Essilor’s mission to improve lives by improving sight, combined with the company’s unique principles and values, are at the heart of the Group’s long-term commitment to sustainable development,” stated Essilor’s chairman and CEO, Hubert Sagnieres. “This Award will help raise awareness that good vision is one of the key enablers to the Global Goals and help us achieve our Mission to bring good vision to all.”

Through Essilor’s Mission and the sustainable approach Essilor has adopted across its value chain, the company contributes to 13 out of 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. Find out more about the company’s contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals here.
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