2024

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Certificate number: BHO 278/2022 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.

The Principal Madrid

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Certificate number: BHO 278/2022 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

The Principal Madrid is committed to making great efforts towards sustainability. Read on to find out more:

The global sustainability of The Principal Madrid

The Principal Madrid has demonstrated its sustainability efforts in more than 100 different ways.

  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • For their supplies, they prioritize agri-food products and suppliers that follow more respectful and sustainable practices.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0
Local gastronomy

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling
Plastic free

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Green spaces

AccessibilityAccessibility

Adapted access

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy
Local employment

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

Water is one of our most precious assets. The The Principal Madrid makes great efforts to ensure its proper use, so that future generations will not suffer from shortages.

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

  • 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.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.

In the future we will be able to count on renewable energy sources at all times, but in the meantime, The Principal Madrid 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.

Resources are not infinite, so The Principal Madrid 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 promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • 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 apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.

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

  • They encourage sustainable mobility.

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

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

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

  • They provide information on the natural resources of the territory.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • They strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.

Society and Culture

The Principal Madrid 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 collaborate with programs and social projects in their environment.
  • They participate in international humanitarian solidarity projects.
  • 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 collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.
  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.
  • They care about training their staff.

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 The Principal Madrid'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:

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

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They care about knowing and improving the satisfaction of their customers.

Governance and Economy

It's not easy to specialize in a Sustainable Development Goal like this, but The Principal Madrid 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.
  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.
  • 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 The Principal Madrid 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 facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.
  • 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:

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

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • Facilitate universal accessibility for their customers and workers.
  • They apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.

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

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