Our Commitment to Sustainable Environment
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PLANET 21
Our Commitment to Sustainable Environment
Our Commitment to Sustainable Environment

Our Commitment to Sustainable Environment

PLANET 21 is an Accor Sustainable Development program, which covers all of Accor's environmental and social initiatives. The project is 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.

2016-2017 Novotel TAIPEI Acting

AccorHotels Sustainable Director, Arnaud Herrmann, stated, “A year after our Planet 21 program was extended, I’d like to praise the exceptional way our hotels rallied behind it in 2016. Last year is proof that our “Acting Here” commitment is a reality. The teams knew they could make things happen, and supported local initiatives with high value impact for our guests, communities and partners. Whether it was to fight food waste, promote agroforestry or further the energy transition, we applied a “test and learn” approach and tried out new, intelligent tools which have helped us make faster progress towards our objectives.”   

Starting the urban green garden

AccorHotels, which is present in 1,700 cities worldwide, has committed to developing urban farming and to planting 1,000 vegetable gardens by 2020. Till 2017,there are over 500 vegetable gardens have already been planted worldwide. Novotel Taipei designing 27 square meters vegetable gardens with a process for growing plants without soil, and hydroponics, culture carried out on a neutral and inert substrate. The harvests provide to the restaurant salad bar of hotel, and also give customers a healthy eating experience.

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Winning the Taoyuan energy saving competition

One of Planet 21’s priorities is to achieve carbon neutral buildings. In 2016, the Group cut its energy consumption by 2.4% and CO² emissions by 3%. Through sustainable running the” Low-carbon plan”, we suspect to less more water and energy consumption. Novotel Taipei energy saving action in 2016 includes changing to energy saving light bulbs, shutting down the air conditioner host at night…etc, and the well achievement wins award from Energy Saving Competition organized by the Taoyuan City Government. In 2017 Novotel Taipei cooperates with BMW, and set up E-car charging station to encourage customers to use low-carbon vehicle.

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