Singapore

“Sincere and warm thanks for this magnificent distinction,” were management’s words when Essilor received a social responsibility award from financial and economic press group AGEFI in Paris this September. The company won the First Award, entitled Gouvernance d’Or for corporate governance.

Essilor was one of seven companies singled out by analysts and finance sector professionals for this award program

The focus of the awards was social responsibility, with dimensions such as employee ownership, human resources, human capital management and stakeholder satisfaction all taken into account. Winning underlines the close alignment between the Group’s strategy, corporate citizenship and mission to improve lives by improving sight. From its beginnings as a cooperative of lens craftsmen, Essilor has grown into a global community of companies with a common goal. On receiving the award on behalf of the Essilor Group, senior management highlighted the pride and sense of achievement felt by all company staff and associates.

Essilor was one of seven companies singled out by analysts and finance sector professionals for this award program, which recognises the best corporate governance in companies listed on the Paris stock exchange.