Watsons continues to inspire customers to take action on climate change by reducing their carbon footprint

(From left) Cat Trivino of CORA Philippines, advocate for zero waste lifestyle Rizza Sebastian and Anna Oposa, chief mermaid of Save Philippine Seas

(From left) Cat Trivino of CORA Philippines, advocate for zero waste lifestyle Rizza Sebastian and Anna Oposa, chief mermaid of Save Philippine Seas

In 2021, A.S. Watson reiterated its commitment to reduce the environmental impact of its business and announced new targets to accelerate its contribution to the fight against climate change.

For its first face-to-face sustainability event dubbed “Do Good for the Planet,” Watsons Philippines invited guests who talked about how reducing your carbon footprint is a way of doing good for the planet.

Jack Warren, commercial sustainability manager of Climate Partner

Jack Warren, commercial sustainability manager of Climate Partner

“Watsons recognizes its customers to choose more sustainable products and a greener lifestyle. We are continuing this sustainability journey and making it personal by talking about how we can reduce our own individual carbon footprint,” said Watsons Public Relations and Sustainability Director Viki Encarnacion.

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Carbon footprint refers to the total amount of greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide and methane, generated by our actions. It is our total impact on the planet and how it contributes to global warming.

Among the activities that increase carbon footprint include travel, energy consumption, eating and shopping habits.

Among the activities that increase carbon footprint include travel, energy consumption, eating and shopping habits.

Among the activities that increase our carbon footprint are travel, energy consumption, eating and shopping habits.

For Do Good for the Planet, Watsons invited Jack Warren of ClimatePartner, social and mindful entrepreneur Rizza Lana Sebastian and Cat Trivino of Communities for Organized Resource Allocation. These personalities were effective choices in helping media guests understand what carbon footprint is and why we should always be mindful.

Sustainability Director of Watsons Viki Encarnacion and Marketing Manager Patrick Yu

Sustainability Director of Watsons Viki Encarnacion and Marketing Manager Patrick Yu

ClimatePartner is a global solutions partner that works with corporate and individual customers to calculate and reduce carbon emissions and offset unabated emissions.

“To address the issue of climate change, we should not emit more carbon dioxide than what we can offset, a state that's called carbon neutrality. You can reduce your carbon emissions by eating more greens instead of meat, smart use of electricity, walk, bike or carpool and fly economy instead of business or first class, “said Warren.

Viki Encarnacion

Viki Encarnacion

Cat Trivino

Cat Trivino

Sebastian and Trivino gave media guests tips on how to reduce our impact on the environment. They both talked about the different ways in which we could go green, like choosing locally produced food and products, bringing your own bag when shopping and buying energy-efficient products such as appliances with inverter technology.

During the Watsons event, media guests were encouraged to calculate their carbon footprint by logging on to ClimatePartner's website, and they could see the sources of their carbon dioxide emissions.

Rizza Sebastian

Rizza Sebastian

Anna Oposa

Anna Oposa

“This discussion is a reminder that we can all help minimize our carbon footprint and contribute to the efforts to make our planet cleaner, healthier and safer,” said Encarnacion.

The Watsons sustainability program encourages customers to do good for the planet by choosing products with better ingredients, going for product refills whenever possible, opting for clean beauty products and picking products that come in better packaging so they can be reused.

Watsons has over 1,200 Sustainable Choices products in its 900+ stores nationwide and online channels. For more information about the sustainability program, search “Watsons Sustainable Choices” on Google and follow Watsons on Facebook, @WatsonsPH on Instagram and @watsonsphilippines on Tiktok.

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