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April 23 and 24, 2022|


Bausch Health Counts on a ‘Tiny But Mighty’ Group to Oversee Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Issues

ROCHESTER, N.Y.— Many companies and individuals did their part this week to “celebrate” Earth Day, which falls on April 22 every year, and noted the accomplishments made in terms of recycling and sustainability over the past year. And there have been many notable achievements across various industries, especially eyecare and eyewear, where companies have been taking steps to address the issue of recycling and waste for years. But while the focus on sustainability may seem like a recent phenomenon to some, the issue of protecting the environment and effectively dealing with industrial waste has been top of mind for a few companies and executives for decades.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Contact lens companies report expanded efforts around sustainability, VMAIL talks to VSP Vision’s Michael Guyette, gross revenue decreased, Jobson Tracker says, Total Vision partners with Santa Cruz Optometric Center and EssilorLuxottica announces new leadership team for GrandVision Retail Group all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Alcon, Bausch + Lomb and CooperVision Report Expanded Efforts Around Sustainability and Recycling as Nation Celebrates Earth Day

VSP Vision: An 'Integrated, Unified Strategy' From President and CEO Michael Guyette

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Decreased for the Week of April 11-17, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Total Vision Announces New Partnership With Santa Cruz Optometric Center in California

EssilorLuxottica Announces New Leadership Team for GrandVision Retail Group as Stephan Borchert Steps Down as CEO

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VSP Vision: An 'Integrated, Unified Strategy' From President and CEO Michael Guyette

NEW YORK—To better reflect its position as a leading health-centric vision care company, VSP Global announced earlier this month that it had rebranded to VSP Vision, as VMAIL reported. The move reinforces the central component of the company’s expansive, multi-tiered approach to vision care and emphasizes the singular focus of “unifying” the many elements in its business mix. In a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with VMAIL, Michael Guyette, president and CEO of the group for the past four years, spoke about the company’s near-term objectives and its intent “to connect better with our doctors, members, our clients and the industry.”
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of April 17: The Facts About Plastic Waste, Birth Rates and the Pandemic, and Great Business Partners

Did you follow the optical news this week? Take VM’s News Quiz to see how much you know. This week's quiz takes a look at the facts about plastic waste, birth rates and the pandemic, and great business partners.
Click here to take the quiz.

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Optical on Main Street

Indies Celebrate Sustainability and Recycling Ahead of Earth Day

NEW YORK—On Friday, people all around the world celebrated Earth Day differently. For some, the best way to celebrate Earth Day is to spend some time outside in nature, while others like to use the day to clean up a beach or forest, or spread important information about recycling, climate change and sustainability. No matter what you do, setting aside some time to honor our Earth is a great idea for everyone—and independent ECPs are getting involved, too.
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