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Certificate number: BHO 166/2023 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.

Convento do Seixo Boutique Hotel & Spa

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Certificate number: BHO 166/2023 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

Do you want to learn more about Convento do Seixo Boutique Hotel & Spa' Sustainability Plan? Read on to find out how sustainable their management is.

The global sustainability of Convento do Seixo Boutique Hotel & Spa

From Biosphere we recognize and highlight the effort that Convento do Seixo Boutique Hotel & Spa 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 Convento do Seixo Boutique Hotel & Spa and we will share it: Twitter Biosphere and Instagram Biosphere 

  • They prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They adopt labor measures for gender equality.

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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 Convento do Seixo Boutique Hotel & Spa:

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

  • 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.
  • 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 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 prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.
  • 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.

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 encourage sustainable mobility.

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They promote the respectful use of beaches and marine environments.
  • 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.
  • They strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.

Society and Culture

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

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

To promote healthy activities and prevent health risks:

  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.

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.
  • 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.

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They use indicators to measure quality

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 Convento do Seixo Boutique Hotel & Spa has managed to prove it.

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.
  • They prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.

The creation of decent and productive employment is one of the fundamental pillars of economic and sustainable growth, which is why Convento do Seixo Boutique Hotel & Spa has decided to work along these lines.

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.
  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.

To achieve efficient use of resources we need to innovate and improve our infrastructure and industry. In pursuit of this goal Convento do Seixo Boutique Hotel & Spa 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.

Convento do Seixo Boutique Hotel & Spa strives to ensure equal opportunities and the elimination of discriminatory elements in our daily lives, giving opportunities to those who normally do not receive them.

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • Facilitate universal accessibility for their customers and workers.
  • 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 collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.
  • They create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability

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