2022

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Certificate number: BTO 003/2022 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.

Skafur-Tour

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Certificate number: BTO 003/2022 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 Skafur-Tour has committed to the following sustainable actions? Learn more below:

The global sustainability of Skafur-Tour

Skafur-Tour has demonstrated its sustainability efforts in more than 100 different ways.

  • They encourage sustainable mobility.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.

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 carry out campaigns to inform and raise awareness about cleanliness and the responsible use of water.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • They apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.

The company contributes to ensuring and promoting universal access to clean, smart and modern energy services:

  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.

Resources are not infinite, so Skafur-Tour 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 control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • They prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.
  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.
  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.

More and more studies are recognizing the climate emergency. If everyone could do their bit, we could help to reduce greenhouse gases such as CO2. We are pleased to confirm that Skafur-Tour is working in key areas such as sustainable mobility, energy efficiency and renewable energies.

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

  • They encourage sustainable mobility.
  • They promote resilience to climate change.
  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.

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, Skafur-Tour 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 provide information on the natural resources of the territory.
  • They strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.

Society and Culture

Skafur-Tour is causing a great impact in the territory, participating in projects aimed at ending global poverty.

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.
  • 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 participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.
  • 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, Skafur-Tour is getting it right in its pursuit and approach to sustainability.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.
  • They care about training their staff.
  • 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 Skafur-Tour's gender policy.

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.
  • 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 create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • 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.
  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.

Through SDG 16, Skafur-Tour 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 use indicators to measure quality
  • They use indicators to measure their sustainable progress.
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They care about knowing and improving the satisfaction of their customers.

Governance and Economy

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

  • For their supplies, they prioritize agri-food products and suppliers that follow more respectful and sustainable practices.
  • 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 Skafur-Tour strives to make a better place through the creation of decent work opportunities:

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.
  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.

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:

  • Promote improvements in the infrastructure of the neighbourhood/community around them.
  • 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 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 share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.
  • They create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability

Featured themes

These are the topics in which the work on sustainability of Skafur-Tour stands out

Mobility

Mobility

Transparency

Transparency

Innovation and Technology

Innovation and Technology

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