2022

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Certificate number: BHR 001/2022 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.

Eco Soul Ericeira Guesthouse

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Certificate number: BHR 001/2022 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

Did you know that Eco Soul Ericeira Guesthouse has committed to the following sustainable actions? Learn more below:

The global sustainability of Eco Soul Ericeira Guesthouse

Eco Soul Ericeira Guesthouse has a solid sustainability plan, formed by good practices that have been endorsed by our audit team.

  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • They control and evaluate their measures of empowerment and equality.

Environment and Climate Change

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

  • They apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.
  • 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, Eco Soul Ericeira Guesthouse 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 prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.
  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • 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.

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

  • 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.
  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.

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

  • They strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.
  • They provide information on the natural resources of the territory.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.

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

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

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

In the words of Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary, "Women's equality must be a central component in any attempt to solve social, economic and political problems." A statement that serves as the focus of Eco Soul Ericeira Guesthouse's gender policy.

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.
  • They control and evaluate their measures of empowerment and equality.

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

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

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.

Governance and Economy

It's not easy to specialize in a Sustainable Development Goal like this, but Eco Soul Ericeira Guesthouse 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.
  • For their supplies, they prioritize agri-food products and suppliers that follow more respectful and sustainable practices.
  • They take measures to prevent food waste.

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.

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.
  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • 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.

Eco Soul Ericeira Guesthouse

Carvoeira - Mafra (Lisboa) Portugal

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