2023

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Certificate number: BHR 017/2021 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.

Horta de Torrejais

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Certificate number: BHR 017/2021 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 Horta de Torrejais is committed to working towards global sustainability:

The global sustainability of Horta de Torrejais

Horta de Torrejais has a solid sustainability plan, formed by good practices that have been endorsed by our audit team.

  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • They promote resilience to climate change.

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Environment and Climate Change

Water is one of our most precious assets. The Horta de Torrejais makes great efforts to ensure its proper use, so that future generations will not suffer from shortages.

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 care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • 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 adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • 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 measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.

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.

Preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of natural environments is no easy task. However, Horta de Torrejais deserves recognition for the following actions:

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

  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • 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 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.

To promote healthy activities and prevent health risks:

  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • 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.

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.

Through SDG 16, Horta de Torrejais is committed to transparency, honesty, participation and equity. As well as to stop exploitation, intolerance, and the abuses of the economic system.

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.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They care about knowing and improving the satisfaction of their customers.
  • They use indicators to measure quality

Governance and Economy

It's not easy to specialize in a Sustainable Development Goal like this, but Horta de Torrejais 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:

  • 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.
  • They take measures to prevent food waste.

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.
  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.

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.

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • They apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.

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

  • They create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability

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