Friday, June 11, 2021 2:43 PM
MILAN and CASTIGLIONE OLONA, Italy—Luxottica and Mazzucchelli
announced today a collaboration agreement to develop and produce a highly sustainable type of acetate, accessible to all market players.The agreement provides for the acquisition by Luxottica of a minority stake of around 35 percent of the share capital of Mazzucchelli, in order to further finance the development of the project inside the Mazzucchelli production plants, the announcement said.
Monday, May 3, 2021 12:15 AM
, from Modo
, has been awarded the Best Eyewear Brand award in Seventeen Magazine's 2021 Sustainable Style Award
. In an announcement Eco said, "It’s always great to be recognized. But it means even more when it helps our planet. We're proud and honored to be awarded by Seventeen in their #sustainablestyleawards for our wildly trendy and sustainable sunglasses and hope that everyone joins our commitment to living responsibly for a greener future (and looking great while doing so). Together, we can make a big difference—one frame at a time."
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Consumer preferences are constantly changing, but there’s one preference that has been steadily rising in popularity over the years: sustainability. According to a new report from Capgemini Research
, nearly 80 percent of consumers want to be able to make a difference in saving the planet for future generations.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Consumer preferences are constantly changing, but there’s one preference that has been steadily rising in popularity over the years: sustainability.
Monday, March 22, 2021 1:00 PM
Crescendo. That’s how most experts are characterizing the growing support among most consumers and businesses for advancing “sustainability” commitments, systems, products, solutions and causes across a range of fields, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. “Sustainability has become a business necessity, not just a differentiator,” pointed out Forrester’s Olivia Berdak, vice president, research director last August. She added, “It is no longer a question of whether it is ‘necessary or not’ to launch sustainable business practices, but rather how long it will take before consumers, shareholders, or governments punish businesses that don’t.”
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:30 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—To provide an easy way for eyecare professionals and their patients to be more sustainable, on Monday CooperVision
announced a partnership with Plastic Bank that makes its clariti 1 day portfolio of lenses the first net plastic neutral contact lenses, according to the announcement. The move also expands the company’s commitment to making a positive impact on the environment. Plastic Bank
is a social enterprise that builds ethical recycling ecosystems in coastal communities, reprocessing the materials for reintroduction into the global supply chain.
Monday, March 8, 2021 12:27 AM
PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group
, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of eyewear, is announcing the introduction of Eastman Acetate Renew and Eastman Tritan Renew in its sunglass and optical products. Both products are part of a broad portfolio of sustainable resins now offered at scale by Eastman
, a global specialty materials provider and pioneer in molecular recycling. The new materials will enable Safilo to increase the sustainability of its products across its wide brand portfolio, the company said.
Friday, January 15, 2021 12:24 AM
, from Modo
, has announced that its partner, Trees for the Future
, has planted 200 million tress around the world. The milestone was met with support from thousands of individual donors and more than 300 brand partners, including Eco.