Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Accor's PLANET 21

With PLANET 21, Accor group has made 21 commitments in favour of sustainable development. 
Intrinsically linked to sustainable development, the name PLANET 21 refers to Agenda 21, the action plan adopted by 173 Heads of State at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. It also echoes the urgent need to focus efforts in the 21st century to change our production and consumption patterns with the goal of protecting our planet, its people and their environment.

The 21 commitments are the following:

  • Ensure healthy interiors
  • Promote responsable eating
  • Prevent deseases
  • Reduce water use
  • Expand waste recycling
  • Protect biodiversity
  • Reduce energy use
  • Reduce CO2 emissions
  • Increase use of renewable energy
  • Encourage eco-design
  • Promote sustainable building
  • Introduce sustainable offers and technologies
  • Protect children from abuse
  • Support responsable purchasing practices
  • Protect ecosystems
  • Support employee growth and skills
  • Make diversity an asset
  • Improve quality of work/life
  • Conduct business openly and transparently
  • Engage franshise and managed hotels
  • Share commitment with suppliers

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