2022

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Certificate number: BHR 003/2022 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.

Ecoásis Ericeira

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Certificate number: BHR 003/2022 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

Ecoásis Ericeira is committed to making great efforts towards sustainability. Read on to find out more:

The global sustainability of Ecoásis Ericeira

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

  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.
  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.
  • They support SMEs and local businesses in the development of their activity.

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.
  • 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.

In the future we will be able to count on renewable energy sources at all times, but in the meantime, Ecoásis Ericeira 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 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 adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.
  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.

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

  • They encourage sustainable mobility.

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. Ecoásis Ericeira, 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 collaborate to prevent pollution of the seas, oceans and rivers.
  • They promote the respectful use of beaches and marine environments.
  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.

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 strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.

Society and Culture

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

  • They promote social-economic growth in their environment.

To promote healthy activities and prevent health risks:

  • They participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.
  • They care about training their staff.

To become a powerful tool for women's empowerment, from this entity:

  • 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 create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • They provide information and access to accessible and more sustainable transport.
  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.

Governance and Economy

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

  • 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 Ecoásis Ericeira strives to make a better place through the creation of decent work opportunities:

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.
  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.
  • 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:

  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.
  • Promote improvements in the infrastructure of the neighbourhood/community around them.

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 share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.

Ecoásis Ericeira

Encarnação (Lisboa) Portugal

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