Sustainable Event


P3 not only focuses on the theme of ecotourism and sustainability, and the event itself is intrinsically sustainable.CANAECO and the P3 Executive Committee are committed to holding a socially and environmentally responsible event through actions such as:


Compliance with the environmental criteria established by the Ecological Blue Flag Program for the category of special events.


P3 supports social, environmental and educational projects by organizing a series of volunteer sessions.

Employment Generation

P3 generates direct and indirect employment (with more than 80 direct employees).

Commitment to sustainability

The event sponsors are selected to guarantee they are companies and institutions committed to sustainability and social responsibility, having been recognized for their good practices.

Responsible Behavior

CANAECO stimulates, evaluates and monitors responsible behavior throughout the value chain through the good and service suppliers are hired for the P3 event.

Healthy and sustainable gastronomy

The event is wholeheartedly committed to healthy and sustainable gastronomy, fostering productive supply chains and supporting local producers based on the National Plan for Healthy Sustainable Gastronomy.

100% Carbon Neutral

100% of event emissions are offset (including air and land transport, electricity and LPG gas use). In P3 2009, 105 tons of CO2 generated by use of electricity, LPG gas, land and international air transport were successfully offset; in P3 2010 68 tons were offset; in P3 2011 30 tons were offset; and in P3 2013, 108 tons were offset.

Positive social and environmental impact

P3 has generated positive social and environmental impacts on issues such as: water savings, energy savings, waste management, waste reduction, transport and emissions reduction, support for local consumption, and integration through community participation.

National culture and talent

The P3 Conference promotes Costa Rican culture through different artistic representations which are presented as part of the program in support of national talent.




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Planet, People, Peace (P3) Conference

The International Conference: Planet, People, Peace(P3) is Costa Rica’s only international event on ecotourism and sustainable tourism, its name represents the focus of reconfirming our commitment to redirect the essence of its People back to the Planet, sharing our experience as a country of Peace.


Telephone: +506 2290-2825


Office: San José, Uruca, from Best Western Irazú Hotel 100 meters east, 100 meters north and 200 meters east.


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