2024

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Certificate number: BCO 001/2024 RTI

The Biosphere Certified label is awarded after verifying that sustainable practices are being implemented correctly. It is a guarantee that the entity is fulfilling its commitments.

Bay Centre Shopping Centre

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Certificate number: BCO 001/2024 RTI

The Biosphere Certified label is awarded after verifying that sustainable practices are being implemented correctly. It is a guarantee that the entity is fulfilling its commitments.

Sustainability efforts

Bay Centre Shopping Centre is striving to create its own Biosphere Sustainability Plan, do you want to know more?

The global sustainability of Bay Centre Shopping Centre

From Biosphere we recognize and highlight the effort that Bay Centre Shopping Centre has made to meet the 169 goals of the 2030 Agenda, even with what this means for their business management. You can congratulate them by writing to any of our social media about your experience with Bay Centre Shopping Centre and we will share it: Twitter Biosphere and Instagram Biosphere 

  • They take measures to prevent food waste.
  • They share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.

Attributes

Authentic entertainmentAuthentic entertainment

Shows

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking
Electric charging
Car sharing

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling
Eco articles
Environmental project

AccessibilityAccessibility

Adapted access

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

The sustainability of the processes of catchment, supply, sanitation and treatment of the resource is guaranteed in the following way:

  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • They apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.

The company contributes to ensuring and promoting universal access to clean, smart and modern energy services:

  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.

The entity implements sustainable consumption and production patterns, for example:

  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.

As a global response to climate change, the entity carries out actions such as:

  • They encourage sustainable mobility.
  • They promote resilience to climate change.

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They collaborate to prevent pollution of the seas, oceans and rivers.
  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.

As a strategy and measures relating to the prevention of negative impacts, from this entity:

  • They help maintain the native flora and fauna, preventing the intrusion of invasive species.
  • They provide information on the natural resources of the territory.
  • They strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.

Society and Culture

In order to promote inclusive economic development, from this entity:

  • They participate in international humanitarian solidarity projects.
  • They collaborate with programs and social projects in their environment.

To promote healthy activities and prevent health risks:

  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They care about training their staff.
  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.

To become a powerful tool for women's empowerment, from this entity:

  • They adopt labor measures for gender equality.
  • They promote labor empowerment in their work systems.

The constant urbanization of environments can generate long-term problems, such as forgetting the memory of the community. To avoid these mistakes and meet these challenges, Bay Centre Shopping Centre has decided to:

To work to avoid the pernicious effects of overcrowding, from this entity:

  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.
  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They provide information and access to accessible and more sustainable transport.

Democracy is necessary for sustainable development, so we must recognize the efforts of this entity to work on actions such as:

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They use indicators to measure their sustainable progress.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They care about knowing and improving the satisfaction of their customers.
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.

Governance and Economy

To ensure a responsible consumption model, actions are carried out, such as:

  • They take measures to prevent food waste.
  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.

The creation of decent and productive employment is one of the fundamental pillars of economic and sustainable growth, which is why Bay Centre Shopping Centre has decided to work along these lines.

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.
  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.

To achieve efficient use of resources we need to innovate and improve our infrastructure and industry. In pursuit of this goal Bay Centre Shopping Centre undertakes efforts such as:

We all have to put ourselves at the service of the communities, and to this end, in this entity:

  • Promote improvements in the infrastructure of the neighbourhood/community around them.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.

Bay Centre Shopping Centre strives to ensure equal opportunities and the elimination of discriminatory elements in our daily lives, giving opportunities to those who normally do not receive them.

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • They support SMEs and local businesses in the development of their activity.
  • They apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.
  • Facilitate universal accessibility for their customers and workers.

It is necessary to build alliances for sustainability. To this end:

  • They create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability
  • They share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.

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