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Board of Directors: five new projects supported in the Americas, France and Asia!
On Friday, June 19, 2015, the Board of Directors of Solidarity Accor met and voted in favour of supporting 5 new projects. Travel with us to the four corners of the world to discover these initiatives supported locally by Group employees:
- In Brazil, Unibes: this project brought together nearly sixty employees, a strong commitment in favour of solidarity from the Brazilian teams! The "The Challenge of education" programme aims to provide training in the hotel and catering activities for 60 young people from the favelas of São Paulo. A firm professional future for the young people of the charity! More info.
- In the United States, Lotus House: first project in Miami for Solidarity Accor! Since 2014, all the Sofitel hotels in North America are working with Lotus House, which helps women in very great difficulties. They have asked Solidarity Accor to support the project "Barista Bar", which will train 40 women in trades for that sector. More info.
- In France, La Table de Cana Marseille: five of the Group's Chefs, accompanied by five HR Directors, have made a commitment to support each of the 12 women beneficiaries of this undertaking, to achieve their insertion (through tutoring, internships in their kitchens). Through the programme "Des Etoiles et des Femmes", they are actively involved in training them for trades in high-end catering. More info.
- In Thailand, IECD: there is a long-standing involvement between the Accorhotels teams from Thailand and this NGO! Solidarity Accor renews its support for 2015 in order to accompany the second year of training of 27 Karen youngsters in hotel and catering trades. More info.
- In India, Hope Foundation: the first training project in service and sales trades conducted in New Delhi has been a frank success. The Accorhotels teams in India and Solidarity Accor support the creation of a new training centre, this time located in Chennai. In 2015 this centre will receive a class of 60 young people. More info.