2023

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Certificate number: BHO 221/2022 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.

Hotel das Salinas

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Certificate number: BHO 221/2022 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

Do you want to learn more about Hotel das Salinas' Sustainability Plan? Read on to find out how sustainable their management is.

The global sustainability of Hotel das Salinas

From Biosphere we recognize and highlight the effort that Hotel das Salinas 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 Hotel das Salinas and we will share it: Twitter Biosphere and Instagram Biosphere 

  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.

Attributes

They offer transfer and/or car sharing options for less polluting group travel for their customers/employees. Car sharing
They have bins and recycling systems for common and private use. Recycling
The amenities, textiles or similar, follow eco criteria; refillable, reusable and made of recyclable materials. Eco articles
The company promotes the local economy, supporting local SMEs and/or their products and services. Local economy

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 Hotel das Salinas:

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

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

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. Hotel das Salinas 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 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 adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • 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 promote resilience to climate change.
  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.

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

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.

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 implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.

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.

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

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 inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation

Governance and Economy

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

  • They take measures to prevent food waste.
  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.

The creation of decent and productive employment is one of the fundamental pillars of economic and sustainable growth, which is why Hotel das Salinas 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.
  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.

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.

Hotel das Salinas strives to ensure equal opportunities and the elimination of discriminatory elements in our daily lives, giving opportunities to those who normally do not receive them.

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.
  • Facilitate universal accessibility for their customers and workers.

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

  • They share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.

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Aveiro (Aveiro) Portugal

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