2022

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Certificate number: BHO 255/2022 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.

Vilalara Thalassa Resort

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Certificate number: BHO 255/2022 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

Vilalara Thalassa Resort is striving to create its own Biosphere Sustainability Plan, do you want to know more?

The global sustainability of Vilalara Thalassa Resort

Vilalara Thalassa Resort has demonstrated its sustainability efforts in more than 100 different ways.

  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • They share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

Water is one of our most precious assets. The Vilalara Thalassa Resort 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 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.
  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • They adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.

In the future we will be able to count on renewable energy sources at all times, but in the meantime, Vilalara Thalassa Resort 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 Vilalara Thalassa Resort 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 adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • 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 apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • They prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.
  • They collaborate with other entities to promote sustainability in the territory.

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

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

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

Preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of natural environments is no easy task. However, Vilalara Thalassa Resort 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

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.

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 implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.
  • They collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.
  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

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

Through SDG 16, Vilalara Thalassa Resort 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 care about knowing and improving the satisfaction of their customers.
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They use indicators to measure their sustainable progress.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They use indicators to measure quality

Governance and Economy

It's not easy to specialize in a Sustainable Development Goal like this, but Vilalara Thalassa Resort 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.
  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.
  • They take measures to prevent food waste.

One of the biggest challenges in any sector is the creation of decent employment. We are proud to report that Vilalara Thalassa Resort strives to make a better place through the creation of decent work opportunities:

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.
  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.
  • Encourage innovation and continuous improvement among their employees.

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.
  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.

The great efforts of Vilalara Thalassa Resort to eliminate barriers and integrate the rest of the people regardless of their condition should be recognized. To this end, this entity carries out actions such as:

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • They support SMEs and local businesses in the development of their activity.
  • 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 collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.

Featured themes

These are the topics in which the work on sustainability of Vilalara Thalassa Resort stands out

Waste management

Waste management

Quality

Quality

Transparency

Transparency

Local economy

Local economy

Mobility

Mobility

Energy

Energy

Health and Safety

Health and Safety

Innovation and Technology

Innovation and Technology

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