In the middle of a press conference held on Friday, June 25 at the Automobile Club de France in Paris, the organizing body of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), announced its strategy of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in an act that was attended by the largest representatives of the organization.
Through three commitments developed in order to combat climate change, the ACO presented a completely renewed project, nurtured by at least 12 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which will be implemented over the next few years.
The president of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, Pierre Fillon, praised the fact that the organization he represents is carrying out technological advances that contribute to shaping the future of mobility.
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On the other hand, Fillón said: “Contrary to the belief that most people have, at ACO we are convinced that the motor vehicle is compatible with the challenges we face today, in fact, it could drive the transition. We will work hard to lead the way towards sustainable mobility”.
Likewise, the president of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), Jean Todt, applauded that the Automobile Club de l’Ouest is fully aligned with the FIA’s environmental strategy: “ACO is at the forefront of innovations, and they demonstrate this with the Mission H24 hydrogen project,” added the authority.
3 ACO measures
The first of the principles is based on the foundations that the institution established for some decades. In this update, ACO has committed to supporting various sustainable projects to work towards carbon neutrality.
Through sustainable management standards and a responsible economy, the also founder of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in its second statute, guarantees that its circuits, events and products will be planned under the strictest standards adhering to the rules dictated by the FIA .
Finally, the third principle established starts from promoting the values of solidarity and mutual support, as a means to promote sustainable actions and also to build a more just, egalitarian and responsible society.
Written by | Osward Rubio