"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; it's the only thing that ever has."

Company Culture

We are part of the global community and we do everything we can to operate in a manner of efficiency - economic, social and environmental. We live by our values as we strive to achieve the ambitious goals we have set for ourselves.

Our Values:

  • Consumers and customers are our lifeblood.
  • We treat our company as our own - entrepreneurial spirit drives our success.
  • We thrive on innovation.
  • We help each other succeed.
  • We focus on action, initiative, speed and simplicity.
  • Our diverse cultural mix gives us a competitive edge.
  • Faced with ethical issues, we do the right thing.

The business values and behaviors required for success are based on competence, action, speed and flexibility - doing whatever it takes to get the job done quickly and efficiently, while still building quality for the future.

The personal values and behaviors required for success at CIBA VISION encourage and reward entrepreneurial team players - people who convey mutual respect, trust and candor at all times, work hard and show a willingness to learn, take informed risks and have some fun along the way.

CIBA VISION focuses on the safety of our employees, judicious use of our resources and the well being of our communities. We set strict standards for ourselves in the company's compliance with health, safety and environmental laws. We encourage the use of renewable resources, strive to minimize waste and work to preserve the integrity of our environment. Our commitment to the health, safety and improvement of our communities is intrinsic to our corporate identity.