2024

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Certificate number: BAR 057/2022 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 das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT

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Certificate number: BAR 057/2022 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

Here are some examples of how Quinta das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT is committed to working towards global sustainability:

The global sustainability of Quinta das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT

A Biosphere Sustainability Plan such as Quinta das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT translates not only into a commitment to sustainability, but also into a contribution with significant impact.

  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • They carry out activities that respect the natural heritage and the local fauna.
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Local gastronomy

Authentic entertainmentAuthentic entertainment

Tours

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Eco articles

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Renewable energies
Green spaces
Carbon footprint
Energy efficiency

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy
Local employment

Sustainability areas

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 das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT:

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 apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • They adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.

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 das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT 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 adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • They carry out awareness campaigns on the use of energy.

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

  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.
  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.

A company not only contributes to climate change, but is also affected by it. That is why Quinta das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT is developing an enabling framework to reduce emissions and create a better world.

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.
  • They promote resilience to climate change.

Sustainable business management must include the perspective of respect for the marine environment and its resources. In this sense, Quinta das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT has carried out the following actions:

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They promote the respectful use of beaches and marine environments.
  • They collaborate to prevent pollution of the seas, oceans and rivers.
  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.

From Biosphere we congratulate Quinta das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT for measures such as the prevention of negative impacts, or the conservation and restoration of landscapes, biodiversity and geodiversity. Read on to know the rest.

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

Quinta das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT 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 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.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • 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 promote labor empowerment in their work systems.

The constant urbanization of environments can generate long-term problems, such as forgetting the memory of the community. To avoid these mistakes and meet these challenges, Quinta das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT has decided to:

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

  • They promote the conservation of the local cultural and natural heritage.
  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.

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 apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They use indicators to measure their sustainable progress.

Governance and Economy

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

  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.

The creation of decent and productive employment is one of the fundamental pillars of economic and sustainable growth, which is why Quinta das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT has decided to work along these lines.

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

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

To achieve efficient use of resources we need to innovate and improve our infrastructure and industry. In pursuit of this goal Quinta das Cantigas - by YourHoliday.PT undertakes efforts such as:

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.
  • 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 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

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