Having kicked off with a first vision clinic in Cambodia, a global partnership between OneSight and Essilor Vision Foundation (EVF) will allow volunteers from Essilor and Luxottica to help both companies fuel their impact globally through their employees.
Bollywood actor, Shri Amitabh Bachchan is the face of a new campaign called “SEE NOW”, which raises awareness on eye-health with the ambition of closing the gap between preventable vision loss and service delivery in India.
Every year, on June 5th, people in over 140 countries celebrate World Environment Day - the United Nations’ day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. Let’s take this occasion to have a look at the Essilor Group commitment to the environment: a key pillar of the Group sustainability program, it ensures we achieve our mission - “improving lives by improving sight” - in a responsible way.
Essilor is proud to announce a first of its kind collaboration between its inclusive business, 2.5 New Vision Generation (2.5 NVG) and Alibaba Rural Taobao to eradicate poor vision in China’s rural communities.
Providing the latest information on our worldwide projects, partnerships and the progress to eradicate poor vision from the world by 2050, we have recently updated our See Change website & report and “Our Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals” brochure.
Essilor has created a new prestigious and highly selective program - Essilor Base-of-Pyramid Fellowship (EBoP) to give talented young people the opportunity to collaborate with Essilor in developing projects that have a social impact in underprivileged communities.
This award comes as recognition of the foundation’s role as a leader and ambassador in corporate giving, employee volunteering and advocacy work as well as for encouraging other like-minded organisations to do their part to build and sustain a compassionate and collaborative society.
Essilor’s inclusive business, 2.5 New Vision Generation (2.5 NVG), hosted its first ever Mitra Mata Convention in Indonesia which saw over 700 Mitra Mata come together to share best practices and to celebrate their achievements.