2024

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Certificate number: BHO 130/2023 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.

Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof

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Certificate number: BHO 130/2023 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

Did you know that Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof has committed to the following sustainable actions? Learn more below:

The global sustainability of Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof

A Biosphere Sustainability Plan such as Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof translates not only into a commitment to sustainability, but also into a contribution with significant impact.

  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • They collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0
Local gastronomy
Vegetarian
Vegan
Bio

Authentic entertainmentAuthentic entertainment

Tours

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking
Car sharing

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling
Eco articles
Plastic free
Environmental project
Animal project

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Green spaces
Energy control

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy
Local employment

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 Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof:

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

  • 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.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • They apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.

According to the UN, access to electricity in the poorest countries has begun to accelerate, while energy efficiency continues to improve and renewable energy is achieving excellent results. Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof is doing its bit in the following ways:

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.

Did you know that, according to UNEP, 931 million meals are wasted in the world every year? Here are the efforts it is making Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof to fight against this scourge.

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

  • 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 apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • 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 prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.

A company not only contributes to climate change, but is also affected by it. That is why Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof is developing an enabling framework to reduce emissions and create a better world.

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

  • They promote resilience to climate change.
  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.
  • They encourage sustainable mobility.

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.

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 help maintain the native flora and fauna, preventing the intrusion of invasive species.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.

Society and Culture

 Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof's efforts to fight poverty are growing, read on to learn more:

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

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

Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof 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 participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.
  • They collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.
  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.

 Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof is adapting to the real needs of its employees, customers and other stakeholders, keeping sustainable development as its main objective.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

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

Through sustainability, the role of women in companies can be strengthened. That's why Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof is committed to revising its organizational structure. Read on to find out how:

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

  • They promote labor empowerment in their work systems.
  • They control and evaluate their measures of empowerment and equality.
  • They adopt labor measures for gender equality.

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, Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof 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 create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.

Democracy is necessary for sustainable development, so we must recognize the efforts of this entity to work on actions such as:

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They use indicators to measure their sustainable progress.
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They care about knowing and improving the satisfaction of their customers.
  • 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 Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof has managed to prove 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 prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.
  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.
  • They take measures to prevent food waste.

The creation of decent and productive employment is one of the fundamental pillars of economic and sustainable growth, which is why Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof 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.
  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.
  • 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 Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof undertakes efforts such as:

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.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • Promote improvements in the infrastructure of the neighbourhood/community around them.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • They support SMEs and local businesses in the development of their activity.
  • They apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.

Now, more than ever, it is time to unite and cooperate for sustainability. From Biosphere we congratulate Fred Hotel Zurich Hauptbahnhof 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 create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability
  • They collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.
  • They share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.

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