Aware of the importance of maintaining and promoting sustainable tourism development, and assuming 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 that which includes (1) social criteria (promoting the local economy, fair trade products, social and labor insertion of disadvantaged groups, ethical banking, strengthening 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, sharing the knowledge generated).
How does Greenevents contribute to responsible tourism?
Greenevents has adopted the following Responsible Tourism Policy, through which it undertakes to comply with the requirements established in the BIOSPHERE adhesion, which include the control and continuous improvement of the following criteria: (1) economic and social ( supply chain with responsible criteria, participation in associations to promote the social and economic integration of the community, promotion of universal accessibility measures, 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 (occupational risk prevention, training on Responsible Tourism, quality customer service and communication of the good sustainability practices of the environment and of our entity).
Greenevents extends the requirements established in the BIOSPHERE adhesion to contribute in a more holistic way towards sustainability: it promotes the socio-labour insertion of groups in social exclusion and is based on the principles of cooperativism for its work organization (transparency in information, participatory decisions, allows personal conciliation, salary differences not greater than five times and takes into account gender equality). Similarly, Greenevents expresses the commitment to fight against sexual exploitation.
We support sustainability
Greenevents contributes to sustainability in the following way: (1) offers teambuilding experiences for groups with sustainability criteria (2) offers support in the planning and production of events with sustainable criteria (3) contributes to intercooperation and strengthening of the Social Market (4) hires 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 the environmental impact (7) promotes the sustainable transport, in its management it mainly uses bicycles and public transport, and informs its clients to use public transport to get to the activities (8) communicates to clients about good environmental practices and conservation of the environment and culture in the territory.
This Responsible Tourism Policy will be updated whenever circumstances require, adopting and publishing new sustainability objectives in both cases.