Alcon Overview

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1945
  • Company - Public
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

Alcon, a Novartis Division is the global leader in eye care. Alcon develops and manufactures innovative devices to serve the full life cycle of eye care needs. Its surgical group is one of the largest makers of equipment used for cataract removal and laser vision correction. Its ...
Mission: Discover new ways to enhance sight and improve people’s lives.

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Sep 15, 2020

Alcon published our first Corporate Responsibility Report as an independent company. We are proud to have been actively engaged in environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives during our 70+ years in ophthalmology and optometry. As part of our commitment to helping people see brilliantly, we drive innovation to create value for society, balance growth with our environmental footprint and make a positive impact on our associates and on the communities we serve. #SeeBrilliantly

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Mar 30, 2020

As the world faces a threat that cannot be seen, Alcon remains fully committed to serving the eye care professionals, patients and consumers who depend on us. To do this, we continue to hire top talent and have implemented a number of measures during this unique global challenge. We are united behind a noble mission of empowering people around the world to See Brilliantly. Read more at

Alcon - Why Work With Us?

At Alcon, we are committed to helping people see better. We believe patients should have access to quality eye care regardless of their economic circumstances; however, barriers to good eye health exist for patients in both developed and emerging markets. 

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Alcon Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2009
  • 100 Best Companies for MinoritiesFortune2009
  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2008
  • 100 Best Companies for MinoritiesFortune2008

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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...Great 401k, insurance, benefits, commission and bonus opportunity...

September 15, 2019

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