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.
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.
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.