Watsons Thailand is working with the ECOLIFE app to encourage customers to say NO to plastic bags. The app makes a game of plastic reduction, and awards points to customers who decline a plastic bag.
Watsons Thailand continued with their wellbeing programmes to raise awareness of benefits of a healthy lifestyle. They ran the “Thank God It’s Fun-Day” programme where its staff could participate in healthy exercise classes. Watsons also supported the disabled community by hiring visually-impaired therapists to offer head and shoulder massage to help its staff relieve stress.
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This summer, Watsons Thailand’s volunteer team participated in tree planting in Wangchan District, Rayong. They planted a total of 200 trees and 250 seeds. Although it was a very hot and sunny day, the team found the activity meaningful to help the environment as well as many generations to come.
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Watsons Thailand colleagues were invited to join a Watsons member’s charity activity in Hadyai-Songkla, a province in southern Thailand. This event was held at SOS Children’s Village Thailand which helps orphans find foster families and provide guidance to children so they will be better equipped to lead normal lives in society. Participants donated necessary daily supplies and helped plant vegetables in the gardens for the children to use as cooking ingredients.
Watsons FITT Walk 3 is an annual event held to promote customers’ awareness about their health and aim for a more active lifestyle. This year, the event was held at the Chulalongkorn University Sports Centre. It aimed to raise money for the Prostheses Foundation of HRH the Princess Mother in order to support the production of prosthetics for the disabled so they are able to live their lives to the fullest.
Watsons Thailand organised the Watsons Green Ribbon 2019 event on International Women’s Day to sell green ribbons in order to raise funds for the Association for the Promotion of the Status of Women Thailand. It provides emergency home and services to support and rehabilitate women and children who were victims of physical and mental abuse to help them return to a normal life.
Chiang Rai is home to some of the most diverse ecosystems in Thailand. In an initiative to preserve the habitats of local species, Watsons Thailand engaged its members and staff in a tree planting activity to raise awareness of the importance of forest conservation among local residents.
Watsons Thailand and Young CSR Ambassadors visited Phuru School in Chonburi to donate Watsons products to teachers and students. The school sponsors the education of 120 disadvantaged grade 7-9 boys primarily through private donations. A charity auction during the Watsons Partners CSR Rally in June 2018 saw donation pouring in, which was also presented to Phuru School.