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3914 faits marquants 2009 gb v6

SOCIAL AND SOCIETAL POLICY AND ACTIONS

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■ Accor/Ecpat

In line with the Group’s Sustainable Development policy and as

a caring participant in the tourism industry, Accor is committed to

fighting sexual tourism involving children. Accor is informing

employees and sensitising customers thanks to a partnership with

ECPAT (End Child Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking of

Children for Sexual Purposes). This international NGO is made

up of 77 organisations in 70 countries. Accor is the only company

in the tourism industry committed to helping ECPAT eradicate this

problem. The HR department for Indonesia and Malaysia participated in an

SEA regional conference against the sexual exploitation of children. 5 000

employees in Indonesia have been trained on this problem since 2004. In

Thailand, the new Accor hotel managers have been informed on the protection

of children as part of the “Train the Trainer” initiative. Training sessions have

also been held in Bangkok and Phuket for 45 employees.

■ ACT-HIV

As part of Earth Guest’s fight against epidemics, Accor continues its fight

against the Aids virus. The ACT-HIV programme, launched in the Group at the

beginning of 2008, aims to sensitise hotel and services operations managers

on the fight against HIV/Aids. The programme is based on a DVD-Rom put

together by the Sustainable Development department with the support of the

Accor Africa management team, and explains, in six steps, how best to fight

this disease. The programme is currently being deployed in all Group units

with the help of the country Human Resources managers. The action plan

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