Marriott International participates in the celebration 10 years of the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation, in Manaus

23 of March of 2018 - The Marriott International develops a work in partnership with the Foundation in the state of protected areas since 2009

 

The Marriott International participated, on 22 March, the ceremonies marking the birthday 10 years of the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS). At the time, representatives of the partner institution were in Manaus, together FAS. The Marriott International develops a work in partnership with the Foundation in the state of protected areas since 2009.

Currently, the main FAS initiatives are implemented through the Bolsa Floresta (BFP), Education and Health Program (PES), and Innovative Solutions Program (PSI). A FAS benefits 574 riverside communities in Amazonas State, reaching about 40 a thousand people.

"These achievements are only possible because of the network established by FAS, involving more than 200 partner organizations and a group of direct employees of more than 100 people. People and institutions, as Marriott, who believe that we can fight to make the forest worth more standing than cut down ", says the general superintendent of FAS, Virgilio Viana.

The Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) é uma organização brasileira não governamental, nonprofit, de utilidade pública estadual e federal. Foi criada em fevereiro de 2008, through a partnership between Bradesco bank and the Amazonas State Government. The mission of FAS is to promote the sustainable involvement, environmental conservation and improving the quality of life of coastal communities of the Amazon State.

The Marriott network supports the foundation from 2009, investing for four years in the Project REDD + Juma, in which he made a donation of US $ 2 million for development work aimed at local community infrastructure.

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