Headlines Essilor Ranked No. 5 in Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings Published 5 years ago on June 15, 2016 By INVISION Staff Share Tweet Environmental rankings assess 500 largest publicly traded companies in U.S. and abroad. Essilor, the Paris-based ophthalmic lens manufacturer, has been ranked No. 5 in Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings, which assess the overall environmental performance of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. and the 500 largest publicly traded companies globally. In a release, Essilor said that it “is engaged in a continuous improvement approach and contributes at its own level to the main drivers of the company’s sustainable and responsible development: reducing water and energy consumption; innovating; promoting diversity; ensuring quality working conditions; and connecting suppliers and customers to its mission.” The company says it has reduced water consumption by 40 percent and energy consumption by 22 percent in its mass production plants during the last seven years. “For nearly 170 years, Essilor has demonstrated that a commitment to sustainable development is part of our DNA,” says Jayanth Bhuvaraghan, chief mission officer at Essilor International. “We are honored to be recognized by the Newsweek Green Rankings for our accomplishments. These clearly support what we believe to be our fundamental contribution to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, namely our mission to improve lives by improving sight.” To see the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, click here. Advertisement Related Topics: click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Wanted: Serial Sunglasses Thief Who’s Swiped 57 Pairs from 10 Shops Across New York City Don't Miss New Eyewear Shop Allows Customers to Design Their Own Sunglasses Right There in the Store Advertisement SPONSORED VIDEO SPONSORED BY TOPCON HEALTHCARE With Topcon RDx® Now You Can Introducing Topcon RDx®, a comprehensive eye health exam platform that incorporates automated and remote capabilities for your diagnostic instruments. Grow your practice beyond your physical location and deliver quality eye exams from virtually anywhere. You may like Promoted Headlines With Topcon RDx® Now You Can TOPCON Healthcare Ray-Ban® Authentic Essilor 360° SUPPORT. 365 DAYS A YEAR. Essilor Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Uncategorized15 hours ago ClearVision Announces Lone Star: The Texas Relief Collection Press Releases15 hours ago MacuHealth Marketing Team Welcomes New Talented People and Director Press Releases15 hours ago Prevent Blindness Declares March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month Photo Gallery23 hours ago These 13 Optical Bernie Sanders Memes Will Crack You Up Press Releases2 days ago EssilorLuxottica Board of Directors Proposes Nominees to the New Board Headlines5 days ago Solstice Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy, Plans to Reorganize Headlines4 weeks ago NC Optometry Office Destroyed by Fire Cover Stories1 week ago These COVID-19 Changes Are Permanent, Say ECPs Headlines3 weeks ago EssilorLuxottica and CooperCompanies Form Joint Venture to Acquire SightGlass Vision Headlines2 weeks ago Remote Vision Testing Firm Looks to Enter US Market Sponsored Content2 days ago With Topcon RDx® Now You Can Sponsored Content2 weeks ago Ray-Ban® Authentic Sponsored Content1 month ago Get More with Essilor Sponsored Content3 months ago Perform Refraction from Anywhere with RDx Headlines4 months ago Video: Florida Man Invents Robot to Place Contact Lenses Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION. Advertisement Most Popular Headlines5 days ago Solstice Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy, Plans to Reorganize Cover Stories1 week ago These COVID-19 Changes Are Permanent, Say ECPs Headlines1 week ago COVID-19 May Lead to Eye Abnormalities, Study Finds Columns3 days ago What Does It Actually Mean To Be An Optician? One Long-Time ECP Weighs In Headlines1 week ago CloudMD to Acquire VisionPros Real Deal1 week ago She Was Denied a Promotion, but It’s What Came Next That Really Hurt Sponsored Content2 days ago With Topcon RDx® Now You Can Cover Stories2 days ago How Diverse, Inclusive and Welcoming Is the Eyecare Industry?