2023

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Certificate number: BHO 348/2022 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 Farol

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Certificate number: BHO 348/2022 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 Farol' Sustainability Plan? Read on to find out how sustainable their management is.

The global sustainability of Hotel Farol

Read on if you want to chart a similar course to Hotel Farol and lead a sustainable lifestyle.

  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They control and evaluate their measures of empowerment and equality.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0
Local gastronomy

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Eco articles

AccessibilityAccessibility

Braille

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy
Local employment

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

Water is one of our most precious assets. The Hotel Farol 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 care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • 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.

In the future we will be able to count on renewable energy sources at all times, but in the meantime, Hotel Farol 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 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 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.
  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.

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

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

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.
  • They promote the respectful use of beaches and marine environments.

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

  • 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

Hotel Farol is causing a great impact in the territory, participating in projects aimed at ending global poverty.

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.
  • They participate in international humanitarian solidarity projects.

To promote healthy activities and prevent health risks:

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

All learning leads to change as a result. Whether it is to raise awareness or to acquire technical skills, Hotel Farol is getting it right in its pursuit and approach to sustainability.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

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

In the words of Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary, "Women's equality must be a central component in any attempt to solve social, economic and political problems." A statement that serves as the focus of Hotel Farol's gender policy.

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.
  • They control and evaluate their measures of empowerment and equality.

We can all help create more diverse and sustainable communities. Read on to learn more about their great efforts:

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

  • They provide information and access to accessible and more sustainable transport.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They promote the conservation of the local cultural and natural heritage.
  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.

Governance and Economy

It's not easy to specialize in a Sustainable Development Goal like this, but Hotel Farol 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:

  • They prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.
  • They take measures to prevent food waste.
  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.

One of the biggest challenges in any sector is the creation of decent employment. We are proud to report that Hotel Farol strives to make a better place through the creation of decent work opportunities:

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.
  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.

This entity makes great efforts to create a healthier, more accessible and intelligent world.

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.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.

The great efforts of Hotel Farol to eliminate barriers and integrate the rest of the people regardless of their condition should be recognized. To this end, this entity carries out actions such as:

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • Facilitate universal accessibility for their customers and workers.
  • They apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.
  • They support SMEs and local businesses in the development of their activity.

A true sustainable development cannot be achieved without the cooperation and coordination of all the stakeholders involved. Congratulations Hotel Farol for your great efforts to fight for a common good: sustainability!

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

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

Hotel Farol

Praia da Barra (Aveiro) Portugal

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