Essilor shared honours with Groupe Renault in the “Consumer & Healthcare category” of the Grands Prix de la Transparence, a recognition program that has since 2009 rewarded the quality of regulated information of the leading stock market listed companies in France. Essilor was ranked 16th out of the 110 French companies listed on the SBF 120*.
The Transparency Awards, given on September 21 at a special event in Paris gathering over 200 finance, legal, investor relations and communications professionals, aim to help companies measure their performance, share best practices as well as underline the importance of transparency in building trust.
Companies are evaluated by a committee of industry experts, including Euronext and the French Society of Financial Analysts, for communication in their registration document, annual report, website and AGM documentation using 158 criteria such as accessibility, precision, comparability and availability.
Essilor won two awards for its financial communications with investors and shareholders in December 2016 – ‘Best Investor Relations in France’ and ‘Best 2016 Shareholders’ Meeting for CAC 40 companies’.
*SBF 120 is an index of the 120 most actively traded stocks listed in Paris.
The Corporate Social Responsibility Award is great recognition of the Group’s work in engaging suppliers with its company mission to achieve greater impact together.
In December 2016, Essilor won two awards recognizing the quality of its relations with both institutional investors and individual shareholders.