EssilorLuxottica announced that a record 44 percent of its employees are shareholders at the end of its 2020 international employee share ownership campaign called Boost 2020. The subscription rate reached over 62 percent of eligible employees.

Following the campaign, about 63,000 EssilorLuxottica employees in 81 countries hold a stake in the company, up from near 56,000 employees in 2019, representing an increase of approximately 13 percent. In addition, more than 10,000 EssilorLuxottica employee retirees are also shareholders.

Because of its commitment to promote employee shareholding, EssilorLuxottica was awarded the “Grand Prix FAS 2020” by FAS, the French federation of employee shareholder associations, on Feb. 2, 2021.