As CooperVision works to minimize environmental impact and operate more sustainably, we are proud to share news of accomplishments by teams around the world. Please click on the stories below to read how the company is making progress across advances in water and energy conservation, recycling and reuse initiatives, and empowering people.

CooperVision Receives Greenovation Award for Sustainable Practices
CooperVision’s Puerto Rico production site has received the Greenovation Award from Kimberly-Clark Professional for its sustainability efforts.
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CooperVision Receives Puerto Rico Environmental Award for Fifth Consecutive Year
The Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) has honored CooperVision for the fifth consecutive year with its Pre-Treatment Excellence Compliance Award.
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Going Green: CooperVision Sites in U.K. and Spain
 Earn Prestigious BREEAM and LEED Sustainability Certifications
Two newly constructed CooperVision sites in Europe have been awarded prestigious certifications for their sustainable design and operation, affirming the company’s dedication to produce innovative contact lenses with the environment in mind.
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CooperVision Launches Soft Contact Lens Recycling Program for All Brands in Sweden
Further extending its global sustainability efforts, CooperVision has launched an initiative in Sweden that offers consumers free soft contact lens recycling for all brands and manufacturers.
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CooperVision Production Sites Receive Environmental Sustainability and Occupational Health & Safety Honors
The CooperVision Juana Díaz manufacturing facility has once again received top honors at the 2019 Puerto Rico Environmental Health and Safety Summit.
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CooperVision Employees Celebrate Earth Day 2019 with Special Events Around the World
CooperVision employees at the company’s sites around the world are celebrating Earth Day 2019 with several programs and projects, further enhancing the company’s ongoing sustainability initiatives.
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CooperVision Rochester-Area Sites Now Operating with 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Resources
Scottsville Production, West Henrietta Distribution and Victor Commercial Center Harnessing Wind Power to Make, Ship and Manage Contact Lenses
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Puerto Rico Honors CooperVision for Environmental Standards*
Water sustainability practices earn CooperVision Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) award for fourth consecutive year.
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CooperVision Costa Rica Manufacturing Plant Earns Prestigious LEED® Silver Certification
The CooperVision contact lens manufacturing facility in Alajuela, Costa Rica has been awarded prestigious LEED® Silver certification for its environmentally-conscious design and operation.
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Environmental Innovation Project of the Year*
This prestigious award is reserved for a project or technology yielding unique, measurable results.
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Recycling Platinum Award*
This award is presented to an organization that exemplifies best practice standards in alternate energy and sustainability.
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Excellence in Environmental Compliance*
CooperVision was recognized for advances in its manufacturing processes.
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Four Energy and Water Conservation Awards*
These awards placed a spotlight on initiatives that reduced annual water and energy consumption.
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*Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico site