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Certificate number: BTO 006/2019 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 Green Travel

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Certificate number: BTO 006/2019 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

Here are some examples of how Portugal Green Travel is committed to working towards global sustainability:

The global sustainability of Portugal Green Travel

Portugal Green Travel has a solid sustainability plan, formed by good practices that have been endorsed by our audit team.

  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.
  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0
Local gastronomy

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Eco articles
Plastic free
Environmental project

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Carbon footprint

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy

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 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 carry out awareness campaigns on the use of energy.

Resources are not infinite, so Portugal Green Travel 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 collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.
  • They prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.
  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.

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

  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.
  • They encourage sustainable mobility.

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.
  • 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.

Society and Culture

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

  • They participate in international humanitarian solidarity projects.
  • 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 apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • 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.

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

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They participate in the development of educational projects of other entities.
  • 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.
  • They promote labor empowerment in their work systems.

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

  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • They provide information and access to accessible and more sustainable transport.
  • 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.

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.

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.

One of the biggest challenges in any sector is the creation of decent employment. We are proud to report that Portugal Green Travel 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.
  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.
  • 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 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.

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