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Sustainable Energy consumption – Grupo Pefaco launches its environmental campaign

Grupo Pefaco has just launched « BET ON GREEN, SURE WIN », its environmental awareness campaign aimed at its employees to challenge energy wasting in all its subsidiaries.

The environmental campaign is a set of good practices to remind our teams of the basics in using water, electricity and air conditioning at work, passing on the environmental values that define the Group.

Workshops will be set up to raise awareness about environmental responsibility, to encourage everyone to participate in this initiative. The educational lever relies on motivating healthy habits, so as to optimize the overall energy consumption and have a positive impact on the environment.

Through its awareness campaignGrupo Pefaco and its founders, Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro, wish to contribute to changing mindsets for a better management of energy consumption, cornerstone of any sustainable economical development.

Hereafter the environmental values conveyed by Grupo Pefaco:

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Solidary tree day: Pefaco Hotels fighting deforestation

On November 6th, Pefaco Hotels took part in the 28th National Tree Day. This edition was held under the theme “Let us fight against deforestation by planting trees.”

During the day, Pefaco Hotel Alima Palace 5* planted numerous different species of trees. All hotel staff participated with joy, accompanied by delighted customers.

For Pefaco Hotels, the hotel division of the Spanish company Grupo Pefaco, planting a tree is a civic duty and a very crucial action in the battle against climate change.

National Tree Day is celebrated on November 6th each year, established in 1986 by President Denis Sassou-Nguesso, in order to fight deforestation and forest degradation.

Pefaco Hotels was created by Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro in 2009. The Group and its subsidiaries are deeply committed to and involved in social responsibility and environmental policy in all the countries they operate in.

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Passana Festival: Lydia Ludic supports the Burkinabese culture

Lydia Ludic Burkina Faso is back at the 4th edition of the Passana Festival. Last year, the subsidiary of Grupo Pefaco sponsored the 3rd edition.

Passana Festival is an initiative of the Association Passana, its objective is the involvement of the youth and children in the Burkinabese culture, through its promotion and development. The festival also highlights traditional music and promotes rights for the disabled. It encourages people to take part in the event, in order to better understand the national culture.

The 2014 edition of the Passana Festival took place in Ouagadougou between the 15th and the 19th of April. People had the chance to take part in various cultural workshops and debates; they could attend live concerts, film and documentary showings.

This year, the festival revolved around 2 themes:
• Theme I: enhancing the involvement of youth in African traditional music.
• Theme II: Promoting and highlighting the rights of disabled people in the society.

Lydia Ludic Burkina Faso took an active part in organizing the festival, particularly for the disabled, through the setting up of basketball tournament.

The tournament took place on a beautiful day and all teams that were taking part featured players in wheelchairs.

By taking part in this cultural and social event, Lydia Ludic is adamant of the social policy established by its founders, Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro, of getting involved in the development of local communities.

More information on the 4th edition of the Passana Festival is available on the official website of the Association.

All the photos of the closing ceremony are available on the Lydia Ludic and Festival Passana Facebook pages.

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