CSE Award

The award that assesses sustainability in the international eyewear industry

Prize Categories

The CSE Award is open to three product categories. For each, two companies are awarded: one for Europe and one for the rest of the world, for a total of six awards given.




The products proposed by candidates for the award must already be realised. Design ideas, in the study phase or prototypes are not accepted.

How the CSE Award winners are chosen

The CSE award jury uses several criteria to choose the winners. These criteria include recycling, consumption reduction, supply chain enhancement, waste elimination, recyclability, renewable energy and certifications already held.

How to participate in the CSE Award

To participate in the CSE Award you must be an exhibitor at MIDO. Candidating your product is easy: all you have to do is access the reserved area for Exhibitors on the MIDO website, enter the section dedicated to the CSE Award, enter and fill in all the required information for each candidate product no later than the deadline indicated in the regulations. For any information write to cseaward@mido.it

Selection Criteria

The candidate products will be evaluated by the CSE Award jury, which will assess whether they meet the requirements and sustainability criteria set out in the regulations.

Additional qualifying elements such as the degree of innovation, originality and the ability to communicate the value of sustainability to the public will also be considered.

Production & Assembly
End of life

Who came up with the CSE Award

The CSE Award was conceived and promoted by MIDO in collaboration with ANFAO and Certottica. The award is part of the CSE programme - Certified Sustainable Eyewear, the sustainability certification label that aims to promote demand and supply of sustainable products in the eyewear sector.

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