2023

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Certificate number: BHO 352/2022 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.

Quinta da Foz

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Certificate number: BHO 352/2022 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 Quinta da Foz has committed to the following sustainable actions? Learn more below:

The global sustainability of Quinta da Foz

Quinta da Foz has demonstrated its sustainability efforts in more than 100 different ways.

  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0
Local gastronomy

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Eco articles
Environmental project
Animal project

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Renewable energies
Green spaces

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Local economy
Local employment
Local offer

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:

  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • They adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.

In the future we will be able to count on renewable energy sources at all times, but in the meantime, Quinta da Foz is striving to implement them, as well as to promote sustainable consumption.

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 apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.

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 promote resilience to climate change.

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.

Preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of natural environments is no easy task. However, Quinta da Foz deserves recognition for the following actions:

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 carry out activities that respect the natural heritage and the local fauna.
  • They strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.
  • They provide information on the natural resources of the territory.

Society and Culture

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

  • 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 implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • 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 participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They participate in the development of educational projects of other entities.

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 Quinta da Foz's gender policy.

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.
  • They promote labor empowerment in their work systems.

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:

  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • 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.

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.

Governance and Economy

It's not easy to specialize in a Sustainable Development Goal like this, but Quinta da Foz has done it. Prioritizing environmentally sustainable suppliers, helping to avoid deforestation or raising social awareness are some ways to help curb world hunger. Read on to find out how this entity does it.

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.
  • For their supplies, they prioritize agri-food products and suppliers that follow more respectful and sustainable practices.

One of the biggest challenges in any sector is the creation of decent employment. We are proud to report that Quinta da Foz strives to make a better place through the creation of decent work opportunities:

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.
  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.
  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.

This entity makes great efforts to create a healthier, more accessible and intelligent world.

We all have to put ourselves at the service of the communities, and to this end, in this entity:

  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.
  • Promote improvements in the infrastructure of the neighbourhood/community around them.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.

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 Quinta da Foz for your great efforts to fight for a common good: sustainability!

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.
  • They collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.

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