2024

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Certificate number: BHO 156/2023 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.

Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA

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Certificate number: BHO 156/2023 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

Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA is striving to create its own Biosphere Sustainability Plan, do you want to know more?

The global sustainability of Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA

Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA has demonstrated its sustainability efforts in more than 100 different ways.

  • They create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability
  • They promote the conservation of the local cultural and natural heritage.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0
Local gastronomy
Vegan

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling
Eco articles
Green cleaning

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Green spaces

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 Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA 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 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.
  • 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, Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA 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 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.

Resources are not infinite, so Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA 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 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 prioritize the purchase and consumption of local and sustainable products and services.
  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.
  • 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 promote resilience to climate change.

The oceans provide and regulate many of the resources we need in our daily lives: marine biodiversity is essential for the health of the planet. Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA, is committed to protect and care for them, praising them and communicating the importance of their good management. Congratulations!

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

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

Preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of natural environments is no easy task. However, Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA deserves recognition for the following actions:

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 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.

Society and Culture

Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA 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 promote social-economic growth in their environment.
  • They participate in international humanitarian solidarity projects.

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 promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.

All learning leads to change as a result. Whether it is to raise awareness or to acquire technical skills, Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA is getting it right in its pursuit and approach to sustainability.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

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

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 provide information and access to accessible and more sustainable transport.
  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • 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.

Through SDG 16, Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA 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 make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They use indicators to measure their sustainable progress.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • 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 Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA 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 take measures to prevent food waste.
  • They prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.
  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.

One of the biggest challenges in any sector is the creation of decent employment. We are proud to report that Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA strives to make a better place through the creation of decent work opportunities:

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.
  • 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:

  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.
  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • They apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.
  • They support SMEs and local businesses in the development of their activity.

A true sustainable development cannot be achieved without the cooperation and coordination of all the stakeholders involved. Congratulations Viseu Ryokan - Hospedaria Japonesa & SPA for your great efforts to fight for a common good: sustainability!

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.
  • They create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability

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