2024

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Certificate number: BTO 011/2023 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.

Porto Outside

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Certificate number: BTO 011/2023 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

Do you want to learn more about Porto Outside' Sustainability Plan? Read on to find out how sustainable their management is.

The global sustainability of Porto Outside

From Biosphere we recognize and highlight the effort that Porto Outside 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 Porto Outside and we will share it: Twitter Biosphere and Instagram Biosphere 

  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They participate in international humanitarian solidarity projects.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling
Eco articles
Plastic free
Environmental project

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Green spaces

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 Porto Outside:

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 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 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. Porto Outside 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 promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.
  • 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.
  • They encourage sustainable mobility.

Sustainable business management must include the perspective of respect for the marine environment and its resources. In this sense, Porto Outside has carried out the following actions:

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.
  • They promote the respectful use of beaches and marine environments.
  • 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 act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • They provide information on the natural resources of the territory.
  • They carry out activities that respect the natural heritage and the local fauna.

Society and Culture

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

  • They participate in international humanitarian solidarity projects.

Porto Outside 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 apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.

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.

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, Porto Outside has decided to:

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

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

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

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

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.

The creation of decent and productive employment is one of the fundamental pillars of economic and sustainable growth, which is why Porto Outside has decided to work along these lines.

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.
  • 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:

  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.

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.

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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