DALLAS, May 20 /PRNewswire/ — Diverse experiences with a unified approach to eliminating low vision in a generation
The Vision Impact Institute has announced its joining the OneSight EssilorLuxottica Foundation. Existing staff and assets will form a focus area for OneSight EssilorLuxottica’s global advocacy and partnerships, which aims to eliminate low visibility within a generation.
This combination brings together the best of both institutions. “Our commitment to creating a world that everyone can see clearly could not be better,” said Kristan Gross, current global executive director of the Vision Impact Institute OneSight EssilorLuxottica Foundation. . “
“Our goal to eliminate vision impairment within a generation requires a concerted effort,” says Anurag Hans, EssilorLuxottica’s Chief of Mission and Director of the OneSight EssilorLuxottica Foundation. Over the years, the Vision Impact Institute has demonstrated that evidence-based advocacy and strategic partnerships are vital in advocating good vision and in driving leaders to action to improve the vision of their people. We look forward to taking great strides together towards the goal that awaits us – a good vision for all – to achieve.”
The Vision Impact Institute’s current research database of more than 700 studies, research reports, assets and content will continue to be available:
About OneSight EssilorLuxottica
OneSight EssilorLuxottica (formerly Essilor Social Impact) is a French non-profit organization (endowment fund) that reflects EssilorLuxottica’s commitment and values to eliminate uncorrected vision impairment within a generation. Renamed in 2022 to bring together the philanthropy, advocacy and investments of EssilorLuxottica: Vision for Life, Essilor Vision Foundation in North America, India, Southeast Asia and China, Fondazione Salmoiraghi & Viganò in Italy, and the company’s longtime global partners, OneSight and the Vision Institute Impact. The main office is located at 147 rue de Paris, 94220 Charenton-Le-Pont, France.
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