2022

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Certificate number: BH 038/2018 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.

Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia

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Certificate number: BH 038/2018 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

Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia is striving to create its own Biosphere Sustainability Plan, do you want to know more?

The global sustainability of Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia

Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia has demonstrated its sustainability efforts in more than 100 different ways.

  • They carry out activities that respect the natural heritage and the local fauna.
  • For their supplies, they prioritize agri-food products and suppliers that follow more respectful and sustainable practices.
  • They care about training their staff.

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

Water is one of our most precious assets. The Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia 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:

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

In the future we will be able to count on renewable energy sources at all times, but in the meantime, Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia 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 carry out awareness campaigns on the use of energy.
  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • They prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.

Resources are not infinite, so Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia tries to make efficient use, implement a circular economy and work with responsible consumption patterns.

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

  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • 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 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.
  • They promote resilience to climate change.

The oceans provide and regulate many of the resources we need in our daily lives: marine biodiversity is essential for the health of the planet. Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia, is committed to protect and care for them, praising them and communicating the importance of their good management. Congratulations!

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.
  • They carry out actions to raise awareness and protect marine ecosystems.

Preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of natural environments is no easy task. However, Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia deserves recognition for the following actions:

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

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

Society and Culture

Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia is causing a great impact in the territory, participating in projects aimed at ending global poverty.

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

  • They participate in international humanitarian solidarity projects.
  • 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.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.

All learning leads to change as a result. Whether it is to raise awareness or to acquire technical skills, Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia is getting it right in its pursuit and approach to sustainability.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.
  • They participate in the development of educational projects of other entities.
  • They care about training their staff.

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.

We can all help create more diverse and sustainable communities. Read on to learn more about their great efforts:

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

  • They provide information and access to accessible and more sustainable transport.
  • 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.

Through SDG 16, Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia 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 inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They care about knowing and improving the satisfaction of their customers.

Governance and Economy

It's not easy to specialize in a Sustainable Development Goal like this, but Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia 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:

  • For their supplies, they prioritize agri-food products and suppliers that follow more respectful and sustainable practices.
  • They take measures to prevent food waste.
  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.
  • They prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.

One of the biggest challenges in any sector is the creation of decent employment. We are proud to report that Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia strives to make a better place through the creation of decent work opportunities:

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.

This entity makes great efforts to create a healthier, more accessible and intelligent world.

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.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.

The great efforts of Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia to eliminate barriers and integrate the rest of the people regardless of their condition should be recognized. To this end, this entity carries out actions such as:

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.
  • 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.

Featured themes

These are the topics in which the work on sustainability of Chão do Rio - Turismo de Aldeia stands out

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