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Environmental Sustainability at Alcon

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As a global leader in eye care, Alcon best serves the community and the planet by focusing every day on helping people see brilliantly so they can live brilliantly.

Alcon cares for the planet by focusing on reducing emissions and waste. Alcon has an opportunity and responsibility to reduce the environmental impact of its products, of which the company manufactures approximately 90% internally.


Read Alcon's Environmental Sustainability Report


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Alcon Expands Plastic Bank Partnership in 2023 to Further Support Sustainability Efforts

Earlier this year, Alcon announced an expansion of its partnership with Plastic Bank, an international company that works with over 300 global communities to reduce plastic waste while offering a pathway from poverty.  Alcon's partnership with Plastic Bank removed almost a million kg of plastic waste that might otherwise have reached oceans