The Accor group has developed the sustainability program named “Planet 21” in a direct reference to “Agenda 21” to be achieved by 2020, around 4 strategic axes (acting with its employees, involving its customers, innovate with their partners and act with local communities).
The management system has evolved to be renamed "Acting Here". This system allows each hotel to set its goals and define its own Action Plan.
Acting here, how?
“The hotel is the heart of our business, we have made it the focus of our commitments to - Act here. Daily life is composed of contact and interaction with men and women who are willing to live the experience of hospitality ”.
From the current perspective, the artist and cultural producer Antonio Filipak, who for over 30 years (1 and 2) has been developing a line of work, based on the rescue of discarded materials, opens the “Espaço Arte Mercure”, with the exhibition “Works of Chance - Art and Sustainability”
After an extensive trajectory, he visited nature at different times, absorbing elements that flourished in his paintings and sculptures. It uses foliage and trunks, exposed to the outdoors, which are rescued and treated.
“Works of Chance - Art and Sustainability”. The Art of “looking” at Nature.
1. Interview for the “Arte é Investimento” program about the collective exhibition at the IBEU gallery in March 1989. https://youtu.be/zyVsc-d3scA
2. Roels Jr., Reynaldo. Quotation in Manchete magazine, presenting the 1st news conference Novos Novos at Centro Empresarial Rio, 1987. Catalog of the conference: www.flipsnack.com/antoniofilipak/novos-novos.html
3. Atlantic Rainforest Film - Devastation and Resistance. https://www.facebook.com/antonio.filipak/videos/2416540731740461/
4. Film “Works of Chance - Art and Sustainability.