2024

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Certificate number: BHO 003/2021 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.

Hotel San Miguel Gijón

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Certificate number: BHO 003/2021 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 Hotel San Miguel Gijón is committed to working towards global sustainability:

The global sustainability of Hotel San Miguel Gijón

A Biosphere Sustainability Plan such as Hotel San Miguel Gijón translates not only into a commitment to sustainability, but also into a contribution with significant impact.

  • They apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.
  • They provide information on the natural resources of the territory.
  • They use indicators to measure quality

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling
Plastic free

AccessibilityAccessibility

Visual support

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy

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 Hotel San Miguel Gijón:

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.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • 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. Hotel San Miguel Gijón 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 carry out awareness campaigns on the use of energy.
  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • They prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.

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

  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • 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.

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

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

Sustainable business management must include the perspective of respect for the marine environment and its resources. In this sense, Hotel San Miguel Gijón 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 support more sustainable uses of marine resources.
  • They carry out actions to raise awareness and protect marine ecosystems.

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.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • They carry out activities that respect the natural heritage and the local fauna.

Society and Culture

 Hotel San Miguel Gijón's efforts to fight poverty are growing, read on to learn more:

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

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

Hotel San Miguel Gijón 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 implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.

 Hotel San Miguel Gijón 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.

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, Hotel San Miguel Gijón has decided to:

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

  • 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.
  • They promote the conservation of the local cultural and natural heritage.

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

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 Hotel San Miguel Gijón has managed to prove it.

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.
  • They prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.
  • 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:

  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • They apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.
  • Facilitate universal accessibility for their customers and workers.

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

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