Monthly Archives: September 2015

On the way to COP 21

Beyond negotiations that will reach – hopefully – a new climate agreement between the States, COP 21 will also be an opportunity to highlight brilliant initiatives led by companies and the civil society to fight climate change. The idea is … Continue reading

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Vegetable gardening to improve self-sufficiency in Ethiopia

In addition to agroforestry plantations aiming at regenerating their coffee fields’ ecosystem (soils, water, climate, biodiversity), Louis Dreyfus Foundation and PUR Projet support Bokasso cooperative’s farmers in the creation of vegetable gardens, to improve their self-sufficiency. Coffee is the main crop of Bokasso’s farmers, … Continue reading

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Meeting with Don Kenide, in Ufufu, Colombia

By Maxime Couasse, PUR Projet’s coordinator in South America.  This was my first field mission in Cauca,  Colombia, and I first discovered breathtaking landscapes through the plane’s window: Puracé volcano in the south (4650 meters above sea level), small family-run coffee … Continue reading

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Green Training : Clarins Asia engages with its teams on Climate

PUR Projet contributes to Clarins’ training sessions everywhere in the world, notably in Asia where we organized one of the “Green Training” sessions. Engaging internally on Climate issues is key to reach the objectives on carbon footprint reduction. Employees were asked to … Continue reading

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AccorHotels – Official Partner of COP21

On the day President Hollande officially presented the UN conference on climate, AccorHotels made public its pledge to offset greenhouse gas emissions of all the overnight hotel stays spent in Île-de-France during COP21, both in AccorHotels establishments and rival hotels. This initiative … Continue reading

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Tristan Lecomte participated to the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board meeting in London

The third edition of the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board (NSAB) took place on July 2nd in London, in the presence of PUR Projet’s founder Tristan Lecomte, who has been a board member since 2013. The NSAB brings together experts and thought leaders … Continue reading

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Meeting with Mr. Herdiyanto, Indonesia

By Daniël Jongejan, PUR Projet’s coordinator in Asia – Pacific  July 3, 2015 Clear blue skies, religious chants of the Quran read out loud by – supposedly – a young and pious woman, and dusty roads that are only suitable … Continue reading

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