2024

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Certificate number: BHO 136/2023 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.

Hotel Urgeiriça

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Certificate number: BHO 136/2023 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

Here are some examples of how Hotel Urgeiriça is committed to working towards global sustainability:

The global sustainability of Hotel Urgeiriça

There is no Planet B, but there are sustainable solutions. With a strong plan like Hotel Urgeiriça we confirm your contribution to the resilience of the planet.

  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They promote resilience to climate change.
  • They prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0
Vegetarian
Vegetable garden

Authentic entertainmentAuthentic entertainment

Shows

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling
Green cleaning

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Green spaces
Carbon footprint

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

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 Hotel Urgeiriça:

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

  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • 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.
  • 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 Urgeiriça 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 adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • They carry out awareness campaigns on the use of energy.
  • They prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.

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

  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • 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.

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

  • They strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • 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.

Hotel Urgeiriça 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 collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.
  • 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 Urgeiriça 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 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 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
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • 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

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 Urgeiriça has managed to prove it.

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

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

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.

To achieve efficient use of resources we need to innovate and improve our infrastructure and industry. In pursuit of this goal Hotel Urgeiriça undertakes efforts such as:

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.
  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • They collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.

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