2022

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Certificate number: BHO 016/2019 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.

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Certificate number: BHO 016/2019 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

Quinta da Bacelada is committed to making great efforts towards sustainability. Read on to find out more:

The global sustainability of Quinta da Bacelada

From Biosphere we recognize and highlight the effort that Quinta da Bacelada 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 Quinta da Bacelada and we will share it: Twitter Biosphere and Instagram Biosphere 

  • They help maintain the native flora and fauna, preventing the intrusion of invasive species.
  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.
  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.

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 Quinta da Bacelada:

The sustainability of the processes of catchment, supply, sanitation and treatment of the resource is guaranteed in the following way:

  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • 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.

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. Quinta da Bacelada 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 prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.
  • 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 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 adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • 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.

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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

 Quinta da Bacelada is adapting to the real needs of its employees, customers and other stakeholders, keeping sustainable development as its main objective.

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.

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

  • They adopt labor measures for gender equality.

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

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

Democracy is necessary for sustainable development, so we must recognize the efforts of this entity to work on actions such as:

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 apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.

Governance and Economy

To ensure a responsible consumption model, actions are carried out, such as:

  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.

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.

To achieve efficient use of resources we need to innovate and improve our infrastructure and industry. In pursuit of this goal Quinta da Bacelada undertakes efforts such as:

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.
  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.

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

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