2024

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Certificate number: BHR 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.

Monte do Zambujeiro

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Certificate number: BHR 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

Monte do Zambujeiro is striving to create its own Biosphere Sustainability Plan, do you want to know more?

The global sustainability of Monte do Zambujeiro

From Biosphere we recognize and highlight the effort that Monte do Zambujeiro 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 Monte do Zambujeiro and we will share it: Twitter Biosphere and Instagram Biosphere 

  • They apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.
  • Facilitate universal accessibility for their customers and workers.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.

Attributes

They prepare typical local dishes from the local gastronomy. Local gastronomy
They use renewable energies in their installations. Renewable energies
There are green areas in the facilities, to reduce the effects of heat islands and/or with native vegetation. Green spaces
They participate in, collaborate with and/or carry out solidarity projects in favour of the Welfare State, with initiatives with social aims. Solidarity project

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

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.
  • 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.

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. Monte do Zambujeiro 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 prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.
  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.

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

  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.

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

  • They promote resilience to climate change.

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 provide information on the natural resources of the territory.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • They help maintain the native flora and fauna, preventing the intrusion of invasive species.

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.

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.

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.

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

  • 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.

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

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 Monte do Zambujeiro 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:

  • 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 Monte do Zambujeiro undertakes efforts such as:

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.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

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

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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