2022

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Certificate number: BTO 004/2022 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.

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Certificate number: BTO 004/2022 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

Here are some examples of how Explore Iberia is committed to working towards global sustainability:

The global sustainability of Explore Iberia

From Biosphere we recognize and highlight the effort that Explore Iberia 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 Explore Iberia and we will share it: Twitter Biosphere and Instagram Biosphere 

  • They strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.

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 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.

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.

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

  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.
  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • They prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.

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

  • They promote resilience to climate change.
  • They encourage sustainable mobility.

Sustainable business management must include the perspective of respect for the marine environment and its resources. In this sense, Explore Iberia has carried out the following actions:

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.
  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.
  • They carry out actions to raise awareness and protect marine ecosystems.

From Biosphere we congratulate Explore Iberia for measures such as the prevention of negative impacts, or the conservation and restoration of landscapes, biodiversity and geodiversity. Read on to know the rest.

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

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.

Explore Iberia 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 collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • 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.

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, Explore Iberia has decided to:

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

  • 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.
  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • 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.

Governance and Economy

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

  • They take measures to prevent food waste.
  • They prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • 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 Explore Iberia 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.
  • Promote improvements in the infrastructure of the neighbourhood/community around them.

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • They support SMEs and local businesses in the development of their activity.

Now, more than ever, it is time to unite and cooperate for sustainability. From Biosphere we congratulate Explore Iberia for their efforts in SDG 17, an SDG perhaps more complex than the rest, but more necessary than ever.

It is necessary to build alliances for sustainability. To this end:

  • They share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.
  • They collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.
  • They create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability

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