MONDOTTICA has announce its membership of the United Nations Global Compact and the UN Global Compact Network UK — a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation, and disclosure of responsible business practices.
Launched in 2000, the UN Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world with more than 14,000 companies and 3,500 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries and 70 Local Networks.
To further our efforts to sustainable and responsible business practices, MONDOTTICA has committed to operationalize the Ten universally accepted Principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption, in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“Today, I am extremely pleased to announce MONDOTTICA’s membership of the UN Global Compact Network UK, enhancing our commitment to deliver best practice, and measure our impact from our operations affecting the environment, human rights, labor, and anti-corruption within the global eyewear industry,” says Tony Pessok, Chief Executive Officer, MONDOTTICA.
“Inherent in our aim to create well-made and beautiful eyewear for our customers to use and love for a long time is our responsibility to make considered choices in the way we design, source and operate to influence positive change for people and planet,” says Pessok.
Recent steps MONDOTTICA has made include establishing an internal group to lead its sustainability efforts, focusing on areas such as product, packaging, POS, energy, and working in partnership with our supply chain, our people, and our communities to meet our goals and create positive impact.
We encourage you to visit the UN Global Compact Network UK website to learn more about its work-streams www.unglobalcompact.org – @globalcompact.
About MONDOTTICA International Group
MONDOTTICA is a true world citizen. From humble beginnings, the eyewear company now has offices and operations in Hong Kong, London, Paris, Oyonnax, Molinges, Tokyo, Barcelona, Delhi, Moscow, New York, and Sydney with a distribution reach that spans all continents. Holding the licenses for a wide range of lifestyle and fashion brands, namely Anna Sui, Cath Kidston, Christian Lacroix, Hackett London, Joules, Karen Millen, Maje, Pepe Jeans, Sandro, Scotch & Soda, Ted Baker (worldwide except USA and Canada), United Colors of Benetton and Vivienne Westwood, ensures MONDOTTICA is ideally placed to cater to a broad demographic of style-conscious consumers. As a participant in the United Nations Global Compact and the UN Global Compact Network UK, MONDOTTICA is committed to aligning strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labor, environment, anti-corruption and take actions that advance sustainability and societal goals.