2022

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Certificate number: BAR 003/2021 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.

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Certificate number: BAR 003/2021 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

Here are some examples of how Casas de Alpedrinha is committed to working towards global sustainability:

The global sustainability of Casas de Alpedrinha

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals entails certain difficulties, but Casas de Alpedrinha has done it, and with flying colors.

  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They carry out activities that respect the natural heritage and the local fauna.
  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.

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 Casas de Alpedrinha:

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 apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • They adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.
  • 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.
  • They prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.

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

  • They prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.
  • 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 apply responsible production and consumption criteria.

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

  • They promote resilience to climate change.

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

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

From Biosphere we congratulate Casas de Alpedrinha for measures such as the prevention of negative impacts, or the conservation and restoration of landscapes, biodiversity and geodiversity. Read on to know the rest.

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 help maintain the native flora and fauna, preventing the intrusion of invasive species.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • They carry out activities that respect the natural heritage and the local fauna.

Society and Culture

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

  • They collaborate with programs and social projects in their environment.

Casas de Alpedrinha has decided to strive to improve the well-being of others through initiatives related to Sustainable Development Goal 3.

To promote healthy activities and prevent health risks:

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

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.

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

  • They promote labor empowerment in their work systems.

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

  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They promote the conservation of the local cultural and natural heritage.
  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.

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

Governance and Economy

Actions such as the following favor a sustainable use of land and make it possible to achieve responsible consumption patterns. This is not always easy, but Casas de Alpedrinha has managed to prove it.

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

  • They prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.
  • They take measures to prevent food waste.
  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.
  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.

To achieve efficient use of resources we need to innovate and improve our infrastructure and industry. In pursuit of this goal Casas de Alpedrinha 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.
  • 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 share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.

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