Get Adobe Flash player 2Corporate Responsibility ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT

The steady increase since 2007 in the amount of solar power generated to heat domestic hot water demonstrates Accor’s commitment to deploying alternative energies in its hotels.

Solar power used to produce domestic water (in MWh)

6,797 7,512 3,669 5,552 1,796 2,375

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

A recent review of all the renewable energies used by the hotels showed that in 2012, 183 hotels, representing 6% of the network, were using these sources, of which:

a 145 hotels equipped with solar panels to heat domestic hot water; a 24 hotels equipped with solar panels to generate electricity; a 13 hotels equipped with geothermal collectors; a 11 hotels equipped with biogas units; a 8 hotels using other renewable energy technologies, such as water power.

2.3.6. EMISSIONS INTO THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND MEASURES TO PREVENT AND REDUCE THEM

Atmospheric emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions are calculated from previously a indirect emissions corresponding to the electricity used by reported energy use data, with: the hotels, as well as the heat and air conditioning supplied by urban heating and cooling networks.

a direct emissions corresponding to gas and fuel oil burned in hotel boilers; and

Latin Europe

America and Rest Total scope

Energy data

France excl. France

Asia-Pacific

the Caribbean of the world of reporting

reported

Owned

Owned Owned Owned Owned Greenhouse gas & Ma

& Ma

& Ma

& Ma

& Maemissions Leased naged

Leased naged

Leased naged

Leased naged Leased naged 2011

Number of validated hotels 373 17 614 51

79 199

46 -22 58

Direct emissions (tonnes of CO2 equivalent) 22,843 1,246 65,436 11,425

7,682 86,017

3,941 /

6,330 16,797 Indirect emissions (tonnes of CO2 equivalent) 28,415 3,339 287,663 28,722

65,451 524,596

4,614 / 25,279 102,463

892,678 Total emissions (tonnes of CO2 equivalent) 51,258 4,584 353,098 40,147

73,133 610,613

8,556 / 31,609 119,260 20121,459 1,336* 221,716 186,455 1,070,541 1,292,256 1,079,134

* In 2011, the scope of reporting included 1,940 Motel 6 and Studio 6 hotels, which used a total of 1,285,520 teq CO2.