2023

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Certificate number: BHO 260/2022 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 Ritz-Carlton, Abama

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Certificate number: BHO 260/2022 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 Ritz-Carlton, Abama is committed to making great efforts towards sustainability. Read on to find out more:

The global sustainability of The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

We can confirm that The Ritz-Carlton, Abama has completed a large part of our catalog of Biosphere activities, accrediting dozens of best practices to our audit team. What a feat!

  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.
  • They participate in international humanitarian solidarity projects.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0
Vegetarian
Vegan

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Eco articles
Animal project

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Green spaces
Energy efficiency

AccessibilityAccessibility

Adapted access

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 The Ritz-Carlton, Abama:

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.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • They carry out campaigns to inform and raise awareness about cleanliness and the responsible use of water.
  • They apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.

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. The Ritz-Carlton, Abama 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 adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • They prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.
  • They carry out awareness campaigns on the use of energy.

Did you know that, according to UNEP, 931 million meals are wasted in the world every year? Here are the efforts it is making The Ritz-Carlton, Abama to fight against this scourge.

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

  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • 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 prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.

A company not only contributes to climate change, but is also affected by it. That is why The Ritz-Carlton, Abama 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 encourage sustainable mobility.
  • They promote resilience to climate change.
  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.

Sustainable business management must include the perspective of respect for the marine environment and its resources. In this sense, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama 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 support more sustainable uses of marine resources.
  • They collaborate to prevent pollution of the seas, oceans and rivers.
  • They carry out actions to raise awareness and protect marine ecosystems.

From Biosphere we congratulate The Ritz-Carlton, Abama 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 carry out activities that respect the natural heritage and the local fauna.
  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • They help maintain the native flora and fauna, preventing the intrusion of invasive species.
  • They provide information on the natural resources of the territory.
  • They strive to prevent the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems and habitats.

Society and Culture

 The Ritz-Carlton, Abama's efforts to fight poverty are growing, read on to learn more:

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

  • They promote social-economic growth in their environment.
  • They collaborate with programs and social projects in their environment.
  • They participate in international humanitarian solidarity projects.

The Ritz-Carlton, Abama 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 collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.

 The Ritz-Carlton, Abama is adapting to the real needs of its employees, customers and other stakeholders, keeping sustainable development as its main objective.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They participate in the development of educational projects of other entities.
  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.
  • 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.

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, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama 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.
  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They provide information and access to accessible and more sustainable transport.

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 promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They use indicators to measure their sustainable progress.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They care about knowing and improving the satisfaction of their customers.
  • 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 quality

Governance and Economy

Actions such as the following favor a sustainable use of land and make it possible to achieve responsible consumption patterns. This is not always easy, but The Ritz-Carlton, Abama has managed to prove it.

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

  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.
  • They take measures to prevent food waste.
  • 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.

The creation of decent and productive employment is one of the fundamental pillars of economic and sustainable growth, which is why The Ritz-Carlton, Abama has decided to work along these lines.

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

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

To achieve efficient use of resources we need to innovate and improve our infrastructure and industry. In pursuit of this goal The Ritz-Carlton, Abama 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.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • Promote improvements in the infrastructure of the neighbourhood/community around them.

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 create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability
  • They collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.

The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

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