Our Planet

A.S. Watson is committed to reducing the environmental impact of its business activities.

The A.S. Watson 2030 Sustainability Vision focuses on engaging local communities and our suppliers in environmental protection awareness programmes, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving energy efficiency.

We promote sustainable choices that reduce the environmental footprint of our products, by providing refill options to customers, a better selection of ingredients and packaging materials from sustainable sources.

Our 2030 Sustainability Vision:

  • Greenhouse Gas:
    • Reducing Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 50.4% by 2030 from a 2018 base year
    • Reducing Scope 3 GHG Emissions from purchased goods and services, upstream transportation and distribution, and use of sold products by 58% per Hong Kong dollar value added by 2030 from a 2018 base year
    • Pledging that 33% of its suppliers by emissions covering purchased goods and services, upstream transportation and distribution will have science-based targets (SBTs) by 2027
  • Plastic: Eliminating unnecessary packaging by 2030, avoiding over-packaging and phasing out PVC. Ensure that we use a minimum of 20% recycled plastic content in plastic packaging by 2025
  • Protecting Forests:
    • Wood-pulp: All Own Brand paper products and packaging to be made exclusively from sustainable materials (FSC, PEFC or recycled) by 2030
    • Palm-oil: All Own Brand products to include RSPO-certified palm oil by 2030

 

Our Global Commitment:


Sustainable Business Awards

Sustainable Business Awards

Tuesday October 15th, 2019

Wine Bottle Upcycling

Wine Bottle Upcycling

Thursday August 22nd, 2019

Tree Planting

Tree Planting

Tuesday July 9th, 2019

Upcycling Plastic Bottles

Upcycling Plastic Bottles

Thursday July 4th, 2019

Break the Record

Break the Record

Thursday July 4th, 2019

Go Green

Go Green

Monday July 1st, 2019

Plastic Recycling

Plastic Recycling

Thursday June 20th, 2019

Waste Reduction Begins with Me

Waste Reduction Begins with Me

Wednesday June 5th, 2019

Combatting Global Warming

Combatting Global Warming

Friday May 24th, 2019

Proactive Plastic-Reduction Measures

Proactive Plastic-Reduction Measures

Sunday May 5th, 2019