2024

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Certificate number: BHO 317/2022 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.

Montanhas e Rios Lda

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Certificate number: BHO 317/2022 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

Here are some examples of how Montanhas e Rios Lda is committed to working towards global sustainability:

The global sustainability of Montanhas e Rios Lda

Montanhas e Rios Lda has a solid sustainability plan, formed by good practices that have been endorsed by our audit team.

  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.

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Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling
Eco articles

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Green spaces

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Local economy
Local employment

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

Water is one of our most precious assets. The Montanhas e Rios Lda 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 adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • 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.

In the future we will be able to count on renewable energy sources at all times, but in the meantime, Montanhas e Rios Lda 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 adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • They prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.
  • 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.

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 provide information on the natural resources of the territory.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.

Society and Culture

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.

How can health risks be prevented and good practices promoted? This entity is a great example of this, striving for the well-being of workers, customers and stakeholders.

To promote healthy activities and prevent health risks:

  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.
  • 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 participate in the development of educational projects of other entities.
  • 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.

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

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

Through SDG 16, Montanhas e Rios Lda 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 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 make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.

Governance and Economy

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.

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:

  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.
  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.
  • Promote improvements in the infrastructure of the neighbourhood/community around 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.

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

  • They collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.

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