2024

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Certificate number: BHO 153/2023 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.

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Oporto Airport & Business Hotel

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Certificate number: BHO 153/2023 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

Oporto Airport & Business Hotel is committed to making great efforts towards sustainability. Read on to find out more:

The global sustainability of Oporto Airport & Business Hotel

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals entails certain difficulties, but Oporto Airport & Business Hotel has done it, and with flying colors.

  • They care about training their staff.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.

Attributes

Prioritise and use food from the immediate local environment (reduction of CO2 emissions). Km0
They have bins and recycling systems for common and private use. Recycling
The amenities, textiles or similar, follow eco criteria; refillable, reusable and made of recyclable materials. Eco articles
The company promotes the local economy, supporting local SMEs and/or their products and services. Local economy

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

Water is one of our most precious assets. The Oporto Airport & Business Hotel 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 apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.
  • 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.

In the future we will be able to count on renewable energy sources at all times, but in the meantime, Oporto Airport & Business Hotel 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.

Resources are not infinite, so Oporto Airport & Business Hotel tries to make efficient use, implement a circular economy and work with responsible consumption patterns.

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

  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • 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.
  • They prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.
  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.

More and more studies are recognizing the climate emergency. If everyone could do their bit, we could help to reduce greenhouse gases such as CO2. We are pleased to confirm that Oporto Airport & Business Hotel is working in key areas such as sustainable mobility, energy efficiency and renewable energies.

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

  • They encourage sustainable mobility.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.
  • 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.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • 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.

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

  • They promote the conservation of the local cultural and natural heritage.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.

Through SDG 16, Oporto Airport & Business Hotel 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 apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They use indicators to measure their sustainable progress.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They use indicators to measure quality

Governance and Economy

It's not easy to specialize in a Sustainable Development Goal like this, but Oporto Airport & Business Hotel 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 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.

One of the biggest challenges in any sector is the creation of decent employment. We are proud to report that Oporto Airport & Business Hotel 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.
  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.
  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.

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.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.

The great efforts of Oporto Airport & Business Hotel 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:

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

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

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

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