Greenevents is commited with the Biosphere-Responsable Tourim

Greenevents is commited with the Biosphere-Responsable Tourim

Aware of the importance of maintaining and promoting sustainable tourism development, and taking into account the principles and objectives adopted at the World Summit on Sustainable Development 2015, COP 21 and the World Charter for Sustainable Tourism + 20, greenevents is committed to continuous improvement in its sustainable management. We understand sustainable management as one that includes social criteria (1) (promoting the local economy, fair trade products, socio-labor insertion of disadvantaged groups, ethical banking, the strengthening of the social market, and participation in associations that promote sustainable development), (2) environmental (prevent and reduce the impact on the generation of waste and the consumption of non-renewable resources, and choose the consumption of renewables) and (3) organization and work under the principles of cooperativism (participation, transparency, salary and gender equity, training, personal conciliation, share the knowledge generated).

In the same sense, Greenevents has adopted the following Responsible Tourism Policy, through which it is committed to meet the requirements established in the BIOSPHERE membership, which include the control and continuous improvement of the following criteria: (1) economic and social ( chain of supply with responsible criteria, participation in associations to promote the social and economic integration of the community, promotion of measures of universal accessibility, respect and promotion of the cultural and environmental heritage of the territory), (2) environmental (supply chain with criteria ecological, prevention and reduction of environmental impacts-landscape, energy, atmospheric emissions, water, waste, acoustics-), and (3) organization and work (prevention of occupational risks, training on Responsible Tourism, quality in customer service and communication of the good practices of sustainability of the environment and of our entity). Greenevents extends the requirements established in the BIOSPHERE membership to contribute in a more holistic way towards sustainability: it promotes the social and labor insertion of groups in social exclusion and is based on the principles of cooperativism for its organization of work (transparency in information, making of participatory decisions, allows for personal conciliation, salary differences no greater than five times and takes into account gender equity). Similarly, Greenevents manifests the commitment to fight against sexual exploitation.

In particular, Greenevents contributes to sustainability in the following way: (1) it offers outdoor activities for groups with sustainability criteria (2) provides accompaniment in the planning and production of events with sustainable criteria (3) contributes to inter-cooperation and strengthening of the Social Market (4) contracts suppliers with social and environmental criteria for the management of the entity (5) complements services with sustainability criteria for the organization of events (6) is committed to preventing and reducing environmental impact (7) promotes the sustainable transport, in its management uses mainly bicycle and public transport, and informs its customers to use public transport to get to the activities (8) communicates to customers about good environmental practices and conservation of the environment and culture in the territory.

This Responsible Tourism Policy will be updated whenever the circumstances require it, adopting and publishing in both cases new sustainability objectives.

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