2023

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Certificate number: BTO 005/2019 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.

Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking

logo_certified

Certificate number: BTO 005/2019 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

Did you know that Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking has committed to the following sustainable actions? Learn more below:

The global sustainability of Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking

Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking has a solid sustainability plan, formed by good practices that have been endorsed by our audit team.

  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0

Authentic entertainmentAuthentic entertainment

Tours

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking
Car sharing

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Eco articles
Plastic free

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Carbon footprint

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Local economy

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 apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.
  • 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.

The company contributes to ensuring and promoting universal access to clean, smart and modern energy services:

  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.

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

  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • 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 encourage sustainable mobility.
  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.

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.

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

  • They carry out activities that respect the natural heritage and the local fauna.
  • They help maintain the native flora and fauna, preventing the intrusion of invasive species.
  • They provide information on the natural resources of the territory.

Society and Culture

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

  • They collaborate with programs and social projects in their environment.
  • They promote social-economic growth 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 promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • 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.

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 control and evaluate their measures of empowerment and equality.

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.
  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.

Through SDG 16, Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking 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 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

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.

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 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 create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability
  • They share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.

Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking

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