AEON VIETNAM CONTINUES TO ENCOURAGE HAI PHONG CUSTOMERS TO USE THEIR OWN BAGS WHEN SHOPPING AT THE FIRST SUPERMARKET IN THE PORT CITY

16 - 12 - 2020

At the opening day of AEON Supermarket in the Port City, AEON Vietnam has stepped up specific actions to encourage customers to use their own bags and reduce the use of biodegradable plastic bags. These are continuing activities within the framework of this retailer's disposable plastic waste reduction project.

Opening day of the largest AEON Supermarket - Hai Phong Le Chan in the Port city

On December 14, the General Merchandise Store & Supermarket AEON - Hai Phong Le Chan officially Opened on the occasion of the year-end festival season, AEON - Hai Phong Le Chan welcomes hundred thousand of visitors in just 3 days.

The General Merchandise Store & Supermarket AEON - Hai Phong Le Chan opened on December 14, attracting hundreds of thousands of customers.

With a total area of nearly 20,000 square meters, providing a wide range of quality products, reasonable prices, services and "AEON quality standard” experiences, AEON - Hai Phong Le Chan promises to be the “One destination” general Merchandise Store & Supermarket to serve all the needs of the people of the Port land and surrounding areas.

Exclusive offers for customers who doesn’t use plastic bags.

The activities to encourage customers to use their own bag in the Single-Use Plastic Waste Reduction Project continue to be deployed and expanded at the General Merchandise Store & Supermarket AEON - Hai Phong Le Chan. The project has been implemented by AEON Vietnam since September 2019 in a system of 05 General Merchandise Store & Supermarket AEON nationwide.

AEON Vietnam giveaways 48,000 environmental bags to customers in Hai Phong

Specifically, in early November, AEON Vietnam giveaways 48,000 environmental bags of AEON - Hai Phong Le Chan version to local customers with the message "Choose your own bag - Choose to live healthy". Activities aimed at encouraging customers to carry their own bags when shopping, reducing the use of biodegradable bags to protect health and living environment. In addition, more than 500 environmental bags were also given to all employees at the General Merchandise Store & Supermarket AEON Center - Hai Phong Le Chan to raise awareness of each "AEON person" as a model for this meaningful project.

Hai Phong customers receive many incentives, priority to pay at AEON ECO counters when using environmental bags.

During the opening period (from December 14 to December 20, 2020), member customers will receive a special gift when using the AEON - Hai Phong Le Chan environmental bags at the General Merchandise Store & Supermarket AEON Center - Hai Phong Le Chan. In addition, AEON Vietnam also aims creat the habit of using their own bags when shopping, limiting the use of biodegradable bags. At the General Merchandise Store & Supermarket AEON Hai Phong Le Chan, customers will receive 1,000 VND off when using their own bags and have the priority to pay at AEON ECO counters These are activities implemented synchronously within the framework of the disposable plastic waste minimization project at 06 General Merchandise Store & Supermarket centers nationwide of AEON Vietnam.

Nearly 80,000 shopping transactions using private bags nationwide.

Always aiming to become a model corporate citizen, contributing to the sustainable development of the community, AEON Vietnam has been and continues to implement the long-term reducing the use of disposable plastic project with the customers and local people. As of November 2020, AEON Vietnam has reduced 27 tons of biodegradable plastic bags used in the system of the General Merchandise Store & Supermarket.

In fact, since April 2020, there have been more than 80,000 transactions of the customers using their own bags, which increases 32% per month. Those proud numbers are the result of both non-stop efforts of AEON Vietnam and the cooperation of the customers across the country. With the single-use plastic waste minimization project in particular and other social responsibility activities, AEON Vietnam has been and continues to strive to limit the impact of business activities on the environment, together with the local community towards sustainable development goals.

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • AEON Vietnam Co., Ltd.
  • Corporate Communications & Social Responsibility Department
  • Address: No. 30 Bo Bao Tan Thang, Son Ky Ward, Tan Phu District, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Email: phongtruyenthong@aeon.com.vn
  • Tel: (033) 217 9797