Give extra smiles this Christmas with sustainable presents from Watsons


(From left) Patrick Yu, Advertising Supervisor Philippines at Watson; Anna Legarda, head of sustainability at Procter & Gamble; Rondell Torres, Sustainability Lead of Unilever Philippines; Brian Poe Llamanzares, keynote speaker; Viki Encarnacion, director of public relations and sustainability at Watsons Philippines; Watsons Card Member Apple Mendoza; Jared De Guzman, Buyer Director for Advertising and CRM at Watson’s Philippines; Sharon Decapia, Controller of Advertising Communications Philippines for Watson; and Zyra Tinio Obias, Senior Class Supervisor for Magnificence at Watson.

Undoubtedly, Christmas is the happiest time within the Philippines. However whereas it’s the most awaited season, sadly, that is additionally the second by which the nation will likely be stuffed with a lot amassed waste. Simply think about all of the junk everybody creates as soon as they open the attractive presents lined in cute wrappers.

Brian Poe Llamanzares, keynote speaker and co-editor of A Sustainable Future.

Brian Poe Llamanzares, keynote speaker and co-editor of A Sustainable Future.

For that reason, Watsons continues to reaffirm its dedication to offering prospects with extra sustainable well being, wellness and sweetness merchandise.

To assist the general public select sustainable merchandise for vacation presents and to take with them throughout the holidays, Watsons held a sustainable vacation gifting occasion November 15-20 at The Podium. The occasion put the highlight on Watson’s Sustainable Selections, retailers’ collection of merchandise which can be secure and nourishing for the pores and skin and free from dangerous substances that would hurt individuals and the planet, these that may be refilled to scale back plastic waste , those who comprise ethically sourced and sustainably processed substances and have higher, greener packaging.

Throughout the launch, Watsons requested useful resource audio system to speak about its position as a accountable retailer and the way necessary it’s for customers to make extra sustainable decisions.

Watson's Sustainable Choices products contain ethically sourced and sustainably processed ingredients and have better, greener packaging.

Watson’s Sustainable Selections merchandise comprise ethically sourced and sustainably processed substances and have higher, greener packaging.

The Watsons bring more smiles in this Christmas bag

The Watsons deliver extra smiles on this Christmas bag

“Once we fortunately have fun the season, let’s additionally take care. Let’s be sure that we do not create extra rubbish that may destroy the planet. Let’s make this our present to mom nature. At Watsons, we attempt to do good for the setting by consciously decreasing our carbon footprint by varied sustainability efforts,” mentioned Viki Encarnacion, PR and Sustainability Director at Watson.

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“When shopping for Christmas presents, we hope our prospects take into account the selection of sustainability. Watsons is delighted to supply them inexperienced merchandise, that are extra sustainable from the supplies and manufacturing course of to packaging and eventually disposal of the product,” he continued, including how Watson places the three Rs into observe: Cut back, Reuse and Recycle.

Writer, environmental advocate and philanthropist Brian Poe Llamanzares – who lately co-published a e book referred to as A Sustainable Future – additionally joined the occasion as a particular visitor and spoke in regards to the influence of sustainability on defending the setting .

“Christmas represents a time of hope, pleasure, household and peace. Would not it due to this fact be higher to have the ability to alternate the present of life or the present of a very good, sustainable and dynamic future? To do that, we have to look past the month of December and we now have to face the issues that threaten our future as a individuals,” Llamanzares mentioned.

“Within the presents we select to share with these we love, we promote the message of sustainability and environmental stewardship. In any case, the lives of future generations are at stake,” she added.

Watsons Philippines executives partner with sustainable holiday gift brand.

Watsons Philippines executives accomplice with sustainable vacation present model.

Zyra Tinio, Senior Class Supervisor for Magnificence at Watson, spoke about giving prospects entry to Sustainable Selections merchandise. Whereas an open panel dialogue was held with P&G, Unilever and a Watsons Membership member on sustainability. The 2 multinationals offered updates on how their sustainability efforts are doing at this level.

Watson’s provider companions showcased their most sustainable and sensible merchandise. The mentioned occasion will assist make vacation present purchasing extra enjoyable and sustainable, from the present itself to the packaging, as Watsons asks its prospects to ‘Give Extra Smiles This Christmas’.

The manufacturers that offered their Sustainable Selections merchandise throughout the occasion are Watsons, Fast FX, Garnier, L’Oreal, Aveeno, Neutrogena, Palmolive, Natural Essences, Dove, Bioten, St. Ives, Zenutrients and Curls, Moringana, Gluta C, The Physique Store, BLK, Naturals by Watsons and Sekaya.

There was additionally an info wall activating Watsons in The Podium for buyers to see how they will successfully scale back, reuse and recycle to assist mitigate the results of consumerism on the planet and its sources.

To be taught extra about Watson’s Sustainable Selections merchandise, go to https://interactive.watsons.com.ph/sustainablechoices.