2024

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Certificate number: BHR 008/2021 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.

Cerro da Fontinha

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Certificate number: BHR 008/2021 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

Cerro da Fontinha is creating a solid Biosphere Sustainability Plan... do you want to know about it?

The global sustainability of Cerro da Fontinha

There is no Planet B, but there are sustainable solutions. With a strong plan like Cerro da Fontinha we confirm your contribution to the resilience of the planet.

  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Local gastronomy

MobilityMobility

Electric charging

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Renewable energies
Green spaces
Energy efficiency

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy

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 Cerro da Fontinha:

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

According to the UN, access to electricity in the poorest countries has begun to accelerate, while energy efficiency continues to improve and renewable energy is achieving excellent results. Cerro da Fontinha is doing its bit in the following ways:

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

  • They prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.
  • They carry out awareness campaigns on the use of energy.
  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.

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

  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • 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.

A company not only contributes to climate change, but is also affected by it. That is why Cerro da Fontinha is developing an enabling framework to reduce emissions and create a better world.

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

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

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 help maintain the native flora and fauna, preventing the intrusion of invasive species.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.

Society and Culture

 Cerro da Fontinha's efforts to fight poverty are growing, read on to learn more:

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.
  • They promote social-economic growth in their environment.

Cerro da Fontinha 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 promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.
  • 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 promote labor empowerment in their work systems.
  • 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, Cerro da Fontinha has decided to:

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

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

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

Governance and Economy

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

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

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 Cerro da Fontinha undertakes efforts such as:

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

  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.
  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • 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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