Established in 1989, Watsons Athletic Club has successfully nurtured over 2,000 brilliant athletic stars in the international arena through a series of professional training programmes, amongst which over 100 athletes are record holders.
Watsons Water reuses bottle-rinsing water for cooling the factory amenities, thereby reducing water dumping and helping to minimise the effect of global warming in the production process.
To prepare PARKnSHOP Hong Kong volunteers to serve the elderly who has made significant contribution to our society, a training programme themed at “Communication with Elderly” was organized. Through role-playing games and sharing sessions led by social workers, they were able to pick up essential communication skills and enhance their understanding of the elderly’s needs.
Smart meters are deployed in stores to track electricity consumption and thereafter readjusting electricity usage pattern to successfully reduce overall energy consumption.
Watsons Turkey and Spektr Russia organized a rousing get-together for their employees respectively, ranging from back office personnel to store teams. The gathering enabled them to share their work achievements as well as enjoy motivational coaching and programmes.
Store fittings are upgraded to be more energy-efficient in Superdrug and Savers, including the use of LED lighting.
The professional pharmacist and dietitian team from Watsons Hong Kong regularly offers free health consultation and check-up services to help local communities in achieving a healthier lifestyle.
To show support to the KWF Queen Wilhelmina Fund, Kruidvat Belgium recently gave help to the live TV fundraiser show ‘Stand Up to Cancer’. Over 40 colleagues volunteered at the call centre to help registering new donors. It was definitely a rewarding work!
To reward and benefit the community, staff volunteers of Kruidvat Netherlands take part in different volunteer works twice a year like helping out at a petting zoo, taking senior citizens for a day-out and picking up litter.
To ensure workplace safety, fire safety training was provided to stores managers of Drogas Latvia. During intensive training, they learned about fire safety regulations and emergency actions through demonstrations and practical drill.