2023

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Certificate number: BHO 014/2019 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.

Solar dos Mascarenhas Boutique Hotel

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Certificate number: BHO 014/2019 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

Solar dos Mascarenhas Boutique Hotel is striving to create its own Biosphere Sustainability Plan, do you want to know more?

The global sustainability of Solar dos Mascarenhas Boutique Hotel

Solar dos Mascarenhas Boutique Hotel has a solid sustainability plan, formed by good practices that have been endorsed by our audit team.

  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • Facilitate universal accessibility for their customers and workers.

Attributes

They prepare typical local dishes from the local gastronomy. Local gastronomy
They have bins and recycling systems for common and private use. Recycling
They use renewable energies in their installations. Renewable energies
The entity offsets part or all of its annual carbon footprint. Carbon footprint

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 adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.
  • 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 adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • They prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.

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

  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • 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 control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.

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 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 help maintain the native flora and fauna, preventing the intrusion of invasive species.
  • 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.

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.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • 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 control and evaluate their measures of empowerment and equality.

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.

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 use indicators to measure quality
  • 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:

  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • 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:

  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.
  • Promote improvements in the infrastructure of the neighbourhood/community around them.
  • 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.
  • Facilitate universal accessibility for their customers and workers.

It is necessary to build alliances for sustainability. To this end:

  • They share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.
  • They collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.

Solar dos Mascarenhas Boutique Hotel

Vila Viçosa (Évora) Portugal

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