Superdrug and Savers to create 25,000 UK jobs by 2030
This commitment its part of the group's initiative to offer 200,000 job opportunities for young people globally, aiming to support young people’s career development and help build a more equitable and inclusive society.
A.S. Watson Group is also investing five million global training hours by 2030 to help up-skill the younger generation for a future in 'offline plus online', from training sessions to on-the-job coaching.
Amy Davies, People Director at Superdrug and Savers, said: “We understand healthy business is only possible with a healthy society and believe that decisive action is needed to build a society that nurtures talent, embraces diversity and improves livelihoods.
"Our pledge will create a better, stronger business; ready for the huge societal changes we are experiencing today.”
Joanne Mackie, Group People Director (Europe) of A.S. Watson Group, added: “Young people are an important source of talent and creativity. By developing their skills, we can make our business stronger and fitter for the future.
"We look forward to 200,000 talented young people joining us between now and 2030 to help fuel the sustainable growth engine for A.S. Watson.”
Established in Hong Kong in 1841, A.S. Watson Group is an international health and beauty retailer operating over 16,100 stores under 12 retail brands in 27 markets, with over 140,000 employees worldwide.