Grupo Piñero expands its Eco-Bahía Foundation to other tourist destinations

The company reinforces its sustainable mission by taking the activities of its Eco-Bahía Foundation to the Dominican Republic

(Source: Grupo Piñero)

Grupo Piñero launches its Eco-Bahía Foundation in the Dominican Republic. Created in 1999 in Mexico, its objective is to carry out projects for the conservation, maintenance and improvement of natural resources, as well as to create awareness of the importance of the environment. To this end, it has programs for the recovery and management of fauna, promotion of native and endemic flora, conservation of marine resources, protection of coral reefs, and maintenance of protected areas. In terms of awareness, the foundation's activity has evolved towards educational actions and environmental awareness with local communities, schools, collaborators, clients and owners of tourist and residential developments.

These projects will now be replicated in the Dominican Republic. Specifically, the Foundation is already beginning to work on the restoration of the Punta Balandra whale lookout together with the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources and on the delivery of containers for waste separation in schools of the Samaná Biodiverso project. Likewise, among its objectives for 2023, the inauguration of composting centers in various locations and cooperation agreements to promote its environmental education initiative and the start of the ecosystem restoration program stand out.

In the words of the Chief Sustainability Officer of Grupo Piñero, Isabel Piñero: “The arrival of the Eco-Bahia Foundation in the Dominican Republic demonstrates our commitment to offer a regenerative tourism model based on responsibility and sustainability. Absolute respect for the environment is part of our DNA and we hope to continue contributing to the care and conservation of all the natural resources in the destinations where we operate.”

The Grupo Piñero resorts in the Dominican Republic are located in a large area of ​​natural capital with a great diversity of flora and fauna that, with the work of the Foundation, will be protected and preserved.

More than 20 years preserving Biodiversity

Since its beginnings in 1999 with the management of the 'Program for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles on the Central Coast of Quintana Roo', the projects of the Eco-Bahía Foundation in Mexico have continued to grow with the aim of increasing the sustainable impact of their actions, reaching the release of more than 110,000 sea turtle hatchlings and attending to more than 1,000 cases of fauna recovery and management.

In addition, the Eco-Bahía Foundation has also created its Environmental Education program, which manages collaborations with local schools, environmental events and scientific research links to publicize the scope and repercussions that human actions can generate in the environment and with This promotes a real change in the habits of all the people who participate in its activities.

With the expansion of the Eco-Bahia Foundation, Grupo Piñero continues its mission to inspire change in the sector, promoting a better understanding of the importance of caring for the environment and encouraging the implementation of sustainable practices in the natural capital in which it Opera.

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