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WBA launches 2020 CSR Report with a special broadcast event

19 February 2021
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Last Wednesday (10 February), we celebrated the launch of the 2020 WBA CSR Report “At the Heart of Health” with a special one-hour live broadcast “Health and Humanity: Lessons from the Global Frontline”, hosted by Bloomberg Media Brand Experience, where we shared and shone a light on stories of inspiring action from across our global organisation.

The virtual broadcast featured opening remarks from Stefano Pessina, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, WBA and Ornella Barra, Co-Chief Operating Officer and Chair, Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, WBA and hosted discussions with leading industry experts on Pharmacy and Health, Sustainability and Diversity, and Equality and Inclusion.

Thousands of colleagues & customers tuned in to see highlights from the Report and listen to global business leaders Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and CEO, L’Oreal, Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO, Johnson & Johnson, Valerie Jarrett, Member of the Board of Directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance and Dr Sally Uren OBE, CEO of Forum for the Future discuss the impact and learnings from the global pandemic on CSR.

If you were unable to join the live event, a playback of the broadcast is available here or click here to find out more about the 2020 WBA CSR Report.




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Boots UK is the largest pharmacy-led health and beauty chain in the UK and its purpose is to champion everyone’s right to feel good. With over 2,200 stores and a team of around 51,000 colleagues, of which approximately 5,600 are registered pharmacists, the Boots brand has been at the heart of local communities across the UK since 1849. Boots UK is committed to providing exceptional customer and patient care and being the first choice for pharmacy, beauty, healthcare and wellness, alongside offering its innovative portfolio of product brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin.

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