2024

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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

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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.

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

Read on if you want to chart a similar course to Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking and lead a sustainable lifestyle.

  • They promote labor empowerment in their work systems.
  • They adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.
  • They control and evaluate their measures of empowerment and equality.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0

Authentic entertainmentAuthentic entertainment

Tours

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking
Car sharing
E-bikes

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Eco articles
Plastic free
Environmental project

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Carbon footprint

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Local economy

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

Water is one of our most precious assets. The Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking 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 apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.
  • 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.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.

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.

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

  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • 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 encourage sustainable mobility.
  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.

The oceans provide and regulate many of the resources we need in our daily lives: marine biodiversity is essential for the health of the planet. Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking, is committed to protect and care for them, praising them and communicating the importance of their good management. Congratulations!

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They promote the respectful use of beaches and marine environments.
  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.
  • They carry out actions to raise awareness and protect marine ecosystems.

Preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of natural environments is no easy task. However, Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking deserves recognition for the following actions:

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 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 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 apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.

All learning leads to change as a result. Whether it is to raise awareness or to acquire technical skills, Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking is getting it right in its pursuit and approach to sustainability.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They care about training their staff.
  • They participate in the development of educational projects of other entities.
  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.

In the words of Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary, "Women's equality must be a central component in any attempt to solve social, economic and political problems." A statement that serves as the focus of Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking's gender policy.

To become a powerful tool for women's empowerment, from this entity:

  • They promote labor empowerment in their work systems.
  • They adopt labor measures for gender equality.
  • They control and evaluate their measures of empowerment and equality.

We can all help create more diverse and sustainable communities. Read on to learn more about their great efforts:

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.
  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.

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 promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They care about knowing and improving the satisfaction of their customers.
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • 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 take measures to prevent food waste.
  • They prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.

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.
  • 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.

A true sustainable development cannot be achieved without the cooperation and coordination of all the stakeholders involved. Congratulations Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking for your great efforts to fight for a common good: sustainability!

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.
  • They create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability

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