A technological pioneer, the Group is also an innovator in its governance. Characterized by diversity, balance and openness, its governance is a true reflection of a strong corporate culture. It promotes dialogue and engages employees in the Group’s mission: improving lives by improving sight. Essilor’s employees are its largest single group of shareholders: one employee in four is now a shareholder and more than 9,000 are members of the Valoptec Association. Essilor was the first company in the CAC 40 to incorporate a corporate social responsibility committee within its Board of Directors’ Committees.
Board of Directors
Committed to sharing the value generated in its business, Essilor strongly involves its stakeholders, especially employees, in major decisions that affect its future.
THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
The Management Committee whose mission is to review and decide Essilor’s strategic direction, monitor business activity, promote interconnections between the different businesses, regions and functions, and ensure talent promotion throughout the company.
Employee shareholding is one of Essilor’s core principles, a pillar of its success and key to its sustainability. Employees have always been Essilor’s largest shareholder, and currently own more than 8% of its share capital.
Code of Ethics
Ensuring that we work in an ethical and responsible way is of the utmost importance to Essilor. Find out more about our Code of Ethics that defines the way we do business and guides our daily actions.
Our supplier policy
The Essilor group works with a varied panel of suppliers, from small startups to large multinational companies, which provide a large range of products and services in all the countries where Essilor and its subsidiaries operate.
Executive Directors compensation
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Find all documents relating to the Group's governance, including articles of Essilor International, rules of procedure of the Board of Directors and Director's charter.