2023

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Certificate number: BHO 017/2019 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.

Casas do Durão - Memories House

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Certificate number: BHO 017/2019 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 do Durão - Memories House is committed to working towards global sustainability:

The global sustainability of Casas do Durão - Memories House

Casas do Durão - Memories House has a solid sustainability plan, formed by good practices that have been endorsed by our audit team.

  • They adopt labor measures for gender equality.
  • They care about training their staff.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.

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Food and beveragesFood and beverages

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Local gastronomy

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Renewable energies
Carbon footprint

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Local economy

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

Water is one of our most precious assets. The Casas do Durão - Memories House makes great efforts to ensure its proper use, so that future generations will not suffer from shortages.

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

  • 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.
  • They carry out campaigns to inform and raise awareness about cleanliness and the responsible use of water.

In the future we will be able to count on renewable energy sources at all times, but in the meantime, Casas do Durão - Memories House is striving to implement them, as well as to promote sustainable consumption.

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.
  • They carry out awareness campaigns on the use of energy.

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

  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.

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

  • 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 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 provide information on the natural resources of the territory.

Society and Culture

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

  • They promote social-economic growth in their environment.
  • They collaborate with programs and social projects in their environment.

To promote healthy activities and prevent health risks:

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

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.

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.

Through SDG 16, Casas do Durão - Memories House is committed to transparency, honesty, participation and equity. As well as to stop exploitation, intolerance, and the abuses of the economic system.

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

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

Governance and Economy

It's not easy to specialize in a Sustainable Development Goal like this, but Casas do Durão - Memories House has done it. Prioritizing environmentally sustainable suppliers, helping to avoid deforestation or raising social awareness are some ways to help curb world hunger. Read on to find out how this entity does 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 offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.
  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.

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

  • 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 apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.
  • They support SMEs and local businesses in the development of their activity.

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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