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Aligning Sustainability Reporting with SASB, GRI, and UN SDGs: Driving Transparency and Accountability


Here is National Vision, Inc’s 2021 Sustainability Report titled "A World Worth Seeing."
Prepare to be amazed as we unveil the incredible impact this visionary company has made on a global scale. In just one year, National Vision has multiplied its positive influence by an astonishing five times compared to the previous year. Get ready to dive into the remarkable journey of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) achievements outlined in this groundbreaking report.
As America's second largest optical retailer, National Vision, Inc. is committed to making a difference. This year's Sustainability Report builds upon the success of their previous Philanthropic Impact and Corporate Responsibility reports, taking their dedication to new heights. With a focus on Social, Employees, Environment, and Governance (SEE+G), the company's comprehensive framework ensures that every action and accomplishment is accounted for and celebrated.
Let's take a closer look at the highlights that will leave you inspired and eager to join their cause:
Social: Brace yourself for a heartwarming revelation as National Vision reveals the extraordinary number of lives they've touched through their philanthropic endeavors. Compared to 2020, their impact has skyrocketed, reaching over five times as many individuals in need. Prepare to be amazed by their unwavering commitment to making the world a better place.
Employees: National Vision knows that diversity and inclusivity are the cornerstones of a successful and thriving organization. That's why they've earned the prestigious recognition from Forbes® Magazine as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity, Women, and Veterans. Their dedication to providing equal opportunities and fostering a supportive work environment shines through this remarkable accomplishment.
Environment: As stewards of our planet, National Vision takes their responsibility seriously. They have conducted their second greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory, showcasing their commitment to sustainability and reducing their environmental footprint. Prepare to be impressed by their efforts to protect our precious Earth.
Governance: National Vision believes in leading by example, and that starts from within. In an incredible move, they have initiated the phase-out of their classified Board structure, promoting transparency and accountability at every level. Witness the transformation as they pave the way for a more inclusive and responsible corporate governance model.
“As an affordable healthcare provider, National Vision provides an inherent social good,” said Reade Fahs, National Vision’s CEO.
“In turn, our business serves as a flywheel for philanthropic efforts that improve the sight, and thus lives, of millions of people around the world. Corporate responsibility is central to our ability to activate our mission, and we are proud to share details of our progress in this report.”
Aligned with industry-leading guidelines such as the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, this report is a testament to our commitment to transparency and accountability.
We understand the importance of providing information that resonates with our valued investors and stakeholders. That's why our report follows recognized guidelines, ensuring that we cover the topics and metrics that are of utmost relevance to you. By adhering to the standards set by SASB, GRI, and the United Nations, we demonstrate our dedication to measuring and reporting our sustainability performance in a way that aligns with global best practices.
When you explore our report, you'll find a wealth of information that goes beyond mere compliance. We've carefully chosen the guidelines that matter most to you, enabling us to address key issues and deliver insights that truly make a difference. By embracing these recognized frameworks, we're able to communicate our sustainability efforts effectively, allowing you to make informed decisions based on robust and reliable data.
Join us on this journey towards a sustainable future, where transparency and accountability are at the forefront. Experience a report that not only meets your expectations but exceeds them, as we align with industry standards and provide you with the information that matters most. Together, we can drive positive change and create a better world for generations to come.