Essilor’s inclusive business, 2.5 New Vision Generation, hosted its 5th annual Eye Mitra Convention to celebrate over 1000 young vision care entrepreneurs from all across India. This year, the event took place in Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, and once again the level of energy and motivation did not disappoint. Visitors from all over the […]
July 5, 2018 Inclusive Business
You might have seen the many updates this year on the development and expansion of our flagship inclusive business model Eye Mitra. From a new partnership with the government of Odisha for the local implementation of the programme, to the support of the Australian Government to launch in Bangladesh and the celebrations at the 5th Eye Mitra Convention, the first half of 2018 has given us lots to talk about. In case you have missed any of it, our Chief Mission Officer, Jayanth Bhuvaraghan, posted a great article on his LinkedIn about how Eye Mitra became the largest rural optical chain in the world and the impact it has on our young micro-entrepreneurs and their communities.