Retailer launches sustainability program

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By: Business Mirror

HE sachets and plastic bottles and jars containing the personal care products we use result in a lot of waste. All that plastic and waste end up in the ocean. If we do not do something about this, there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish, according to a report introduced by British sailor and environmentalist Ellen MacArthur at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January 2016.

Realizing this, A.S. Watson Group and its 13 retail and manufacturing brands have launched its Social Purpose and Sustainability Vision 2030, pledging actionable responses to the growing call for responsible consumption and production through its global operations.

In March, A.S. Watson Group announced its 2030 Sustainability Vision, with pledges to restore thousands of perfect smiles through life-changing free surgeries to kids with cleft palates, reduce tons of carbon dioxide emissions, and offer more sustainable choices in stores.
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