Being part of DJSI places Essilor among the companies considered to be the most sustainable in the «Health Care Equipment & Supplies » sector worldwide, and acknowledges the Company’s continuous efforts in terms of social, societal and environmental responsibility.
This highlights the group’s performance in terms of innovation, product quality, supply chain management, combined with the acceleration of its activities to improve access to visual health for underserved populations, namely through its inclusive business and strategic giving initiatives.
DJSI also acknowledged Essilor’s focus is to engage employees and partners in a continuous improvement approach in areas such as reducing water consumption, advancing human rights, contributing to fight climate change and aligning suppliers and customers with its mission, improving lives by improving sight.
Issued by RobecoSAM, a mainstream investor integrating sustainability performance into its valuation model, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index is the most well-known index which recognizes the best performing companies in terms of sustainability.
Essilor was given a social responsibility award by financial and economic press group AGEFI in Paris on 24 September. The award takes into account social responsibility dimensions such as employee ownership, human resources, human capital management and stakeholder satisfaction.