Sustainability Programme Planet 21
New Planet 21 Representative at the Mercure Cologne
Our Junior Convention Sales Manager, Josefine Ostros, has recently become responsible for the Planet 21 Programme. Planet 21 is the international sustainability programme of Accor. Its most important accomplishments are „Plant for the planet“ (at Accor customers are asked to reuse their towels. With the savings in water and energy AcccorHotels finance the planting of trees. A tree is planted every minute), „The fight against the sexual abuse of children“ (at Accor all brands have for many years been dedicated to fighting the sexual abuse of children. The teams work for this cause and promote awareness among customers for the fight against this evil.), „Ecological Concept“ (in the rooms are soaps, shower gels and shampoos with the Ecologically-Friendly Logo, „Healthy and Sustainable Food“ (in the Restaurants Accor commits itself to healthy, high-quality, nutritionally balanced food.
We use products, which are harvested from our hotel’s own gardens, local products… ; reduction of food wastage; cutting endangered fish varieties from the restaurant menus).