MENLO PARK, Calif.—Sight Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGHT), an eyecare technology company focused on developing and commercializing technologies that elevate the standard of care, has announced that it has published its first sustainability report, highlighting the company’s sustainability activities, performance, and results from the last three years. “We are proud to issue our first annual sustainability report, showing our commitment to corporate sustainability initiatives and enhanced disclosures,” stated Paul Badawi, co-founder and chief executive officer of Sight Sciences.

“While we are still early in our sustainability journey, we believe it is important to embrace sustainable, responsible business practices as we deliver on our mission to develop transformative, interventional technologies that allow eyecare providers to procedurally elevate the standards of care—empowering people to keep seeing.”

The sustainability report includes the following:

Environmental Initiatives: Details of Sight Sciences’ efforts to reduce its environmental footprint through energy efficiency, waste reduction and sustainable practices, including reporting on the company’s supplier standards, and ethical research and development measures.

Social Responsibility: Insights into Sight Sciences’ initiatives to support community engagement, diversity, equity, inclusion, and employee well-being, including reporting on employee diversity and equity measures, health and safety measures, and voluntary employee turnover.

Governance Practices: Disclosure of Sight Sciences’ governance framework, ethical standards, and commitment to transparency and accountability, including reporting on information security breaches.

Key highlights from the Sustainability Report include the following:

  • From 2021 through 2023, the company supported 25 indigent care programs in more than 10 countries.

  • As of December 31, 2023, the company employed 214 people worldwide, with nearly 50 percent of its workforce being women.

  • In 2023, the company launched a Women in Leadership initiative to encourage, support, and empower women to take on leadership roles.

  • As of December 31, 2023, four of the company’s eight board members are women, and it is committed to having no less than 40 percent female representation on the board.

  • The company has adopted a stock ownership policy applicable to its executive officers and non-employee directors that is intended to align the interests of its executive officers and directors with those of its stockholders.

  • To reduce its impact on the environment, in the first quarter of 2023, the company reduced its use of weekly air freight shipments and consolidated shipping to fewer monthly or bimonthly shipments using sea freight.
For additional information and highlights, see the full sustainability report here.