Tuesday, November 16, 2021 12:15 AM
LAVAL, Quebec, and TRENTON, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
, a leading global eye health business of Bausch Health Companies Inc
(NYSE/TSX: BHC), announced its exclusive ONE by ONE
and Biotrue Eye Care Recycling
programs have recycled a total of 41,358,603 million units, or 248,516 pounds, of used contact lens, eye and lens care materials.
Monday, November 15, 2021 12:15 AM
MILAN—As its organizers note that Mido
"has always promoted a sustainable connection with both people and the planet, aiming at a restart that is going to be respectful of the 'Wonder' around us," the show is launching "Stand Up for Green," a competition that rewards exhibiting booths that stand for eco-awareness. Mido, the international eyewear and optics exhibition set to return to an in-person show Feb. 12-14, 2022, with the theme "Craving Wonder," provided some details this week of the new competition, for which applications are to be accepted through Jan.15, 2022. Organizers say they are "looking for booths made of reusable modules, eco-friendly materials or low environmental impact raw materials."
Thursday, October 28, 2021 12:18 AM
LAVAL, Quebec, and TRENTON, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
, the eye health business unit of Bausch Health Companies (NYSE/TSX: BHC), announced the launch of the Biotrue Eye Care Recycling program
, which the company said is the first and only eyecare recycling program in the U.S. The new program will allow consumers who participate in the program to properly recycle all brands of their eye drop single dose units, lens cases and lens solution caps, as well as Biotrue Hydration Boost Lubricant Eye Drops multi-dose bottles through a collaboration with TerraCycle, a world leader in the collection and repurposing of hard-to-recycle post-consumer waste, according to the announcement.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:18 AM
BLACKWOOD, N.J.—U.S. Vision
, a leading retailer of optical products and services with more than 370 locations across the country, announced the JCPenney Optical “Eyes on the Prize” sweepstakes.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:21 AM
PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group
has announced a strategic partnership with Coventya
, a global company with more than 90 years of experience in the development of specialty chemicals for surface finishing treatments, on the use of “Metal X,” a new material for eyewear. Safilo will be the first in the eyewear sector to use Metal X, which is an innovative Coventya patent that allows the use of precious metals in galvanic treatments for the production of optical frames and sunglasses to be reduced by 90 percent.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 12:27 AM
has announced a three-year partnership with Treedom
, a global web platform to promote the planting of trees and forests worldwide with the aim of making the planet greener, through Timberland Eyewear.
Friday, August 20, 2021 12:15 AM
DUBLIN, Ireland—Ocuco Ltd
has announced the launch of a sustainability program. The first action of this plan is neutralizing the carbon emissions of its global headquarters until 2022.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 12:15 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—A survey commissioned by CooperVision Inc.
sheds new light on the value of providing patients more sustainable contact lens options.
Thursday, July 15, 2021 12:18 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—As many eyecare practices look for more ways to connect with their sustainability-focused patients, CooperVision
has launched a digital marketing campaign called “Do One Better.”
Friday, June 18, 2021 12:24 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—CooperCompanies
(NYSE: COO) this week published its first Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report
, highlighting the company’s progress on ESG items most important to its businesses and stakeholders, including employees, shareholders, customers, and global communities. “At Cooper, we believe operating with integrity and conducting our business in a socially and environmentally responsible manner is important to our long-term success,” Al White, president and CEO of CooperCompanies, said in the announcement. “We are proud of our ESG progress and committed to accomplishing more.”
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.”