2023

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Certificate number: BTO 001/2023 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.

UPSTREAM - TRY Portugal - TRY Azores

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Certificate number: BTO 001/2023 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

What has UPSTREAM - TRY Portugal - TRY Azores committed to? Read on to learn more:

The global sustainability of UPSTREAM - TRY Portugal - TRY Azores

There is no Planet B, but there are sustainable solutions. With a strong plan like UPSTREAM - TRY Portugal - TRY Azores we confirm your contribution to the resilience of the planet.

  • They carry out campaigns to inform and raise awareness about cleanliness and the responsible use of water.
  • They adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.
  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0

Authentic entertainmentAuthentic entertainment

Shows
Tours

MobilityMobility

Car sharing

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Eco articles
Plastic free
Environmental project
Animal project

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy

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 adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.

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

  • 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 prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.
  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.

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

  • They encourage sustainable mobility.

Sustainable business management must include the perspective of respect for the marine environment and its resources. In this sense, UPSTREAM - TRY Portugal - TRY Azores has carried out the following actions:

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They carry out actions to raise awareness and protect marine ecosystems.
  • They collaborate to prevent pollution of the seas, oceans and rivers.
  • They promote the respectful use of beaches and marine environments.
  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.

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.

Society and Culture

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

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

UPSTREAM - TRY Portugal - TRY Azores 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.

 UPSTREAM - TRY Portugal - TRY Azores 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 promote labor empowerment in their work systems.
  • 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, UPSTREAM - TRY Portugal - TRY Azores 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.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.
  • 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 inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.

Governance and Economy

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

  • 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 UPSTREAM - TRY Portugal - TRY Azores 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.
  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.

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.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.

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.

Now, more than ever, it is time to unite and cooperate for sustainability. From Biosphere we congratulate UPSTREAM - TRY Portugal - TRY Azores for their efforts in SDG 17, an SDG perhaps more complex than the rest, but more necessary than ever.

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

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

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