2024

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Certificate number: BHO 221/2023 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.

Casa das Ameias

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Certificate number: BHO 221/2023 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

Did you know that Casa das Ameias has committed to the following sustainable actions? Learn more below:

The global sustainability of Casa das Ameias

From Biosphere we recognize and highlight the effort that Casa das Ameias 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 Casa das Ameias and we will share it: Twitter Biosphere and Instagram Biosphere 

  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • They provide information on the natural resources of the territory.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0
Local gastronomy

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling
Eco articles

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Green spaces

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy
Local employment

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

The actions of a sustainable entity must provide solutions to the water crisis and the lack of resources. These are the different contributions offered by Casa das Ameias:

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

  • They carry out campaigns to inform and raise awareness about cleanliness and the responsible use of water.
  • They adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.

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 adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.

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

  • They promote resilience to climate change.
  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They collaborate to prevent pollution of the seas, oceans and rivers.

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

  • They provide information on the natural resources of the territory.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.

Society and Culture

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

  • They promote social-economic growth in their environment.

To promote healthy activities and prevent health risks:

  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • 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.

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

  • They adopt labor measures for gender equality.

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, Casa das Ameias has decided to:

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

  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.
  • They promote the conservation of the local cultural and natural heritage.

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • 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 prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.
  • 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 Casa das Ameias undertakes efforts such as:

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

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

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.

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

  • They create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability

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