By Jillian Urcelay

1  ESSILOR VISION FOUNDATION has announced that Marc Ferrara, President of Jobson Optical Group, and Lynn Fisher, director of corporate giving for the Rosewood Corporation, have joined the foundation’s board of directors.

2  MODO has announced that its R 1000 + Titanium collection has been recognized with the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021.

3  KENMARK EYEWEAR has announced it will be donating a portion of all sales globally to the National Forest Foundation in celebration of Earth Day.

4  VILLA EYEWEAR has launched its completely redesigned website and self-service B2B portal with improved navigation, integrated news and mobile/tablet friendly functionality at

5  INSPECS has won the International Green Product Award for its O’Neill “Wove” sunglass in the Sport category.

6  BARTON PERREIRA has entered into a global licensing agreement with EON Productions to introduce additional eyewear collections over the next three years. Barton Perreira will work with EON to develop “The Legacy Collection,” which are reimagined eyewear styles inspired by vintage James Bond films.

7  ESSILORLUXOTTICA has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S.-based lab network Walman.

8  TURA has announced that MINI Eyewear model 743012 has been recognized with the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021.

9  MOSCOT and Vertebrae, a technology leader in 3D and augmented reality solutions for retail, have partnered to deliver seamless virtual try-on experiences for the company’s eyewear.

10  BOLLE BRANDS has committed to the development of sustainable products by delivering eco-friendly sunglasses in Serengeti’s Sport summer 2021 collection.