From Slow4 we defend the principles and philosophy of SUSTAINABLE TOURISM, to promote development within the region of Catalonia.
We promote initiatives with a strong commitment to the environment and to the local community. Promoting synergy among all the actors in the ecosystem.

THE 3 PILLARS OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM:

ENVIRONMENTAL

Sustainable use of resources: water – recycling
energy efficiency
waste management
appreciation of the natural heritage
preservation of biodiversity

SOCIO-CULTURAL

accessibility
social and labor inclusion
quality employment
respect for local communities
promotion of culture and preservation of local heritage
promotion of well-being and healthy life (therapies, nutrition, physical activity)

ECONOMIC

support for local commerce
priority to local and certified professionals
jobs and wealth creation
Support for local, healthy and sustainable agriculture
promotion of km0 products
sensitization of the population to responsible consumption

From Slow4, we select experiences that respond to the demands of SUSTAINABLE TOURISM.
In accordance with these great principles, Slow4 collaborates with professionals who act to reduce the impact of their activity in the territory.

According to the volume of the company and the type of experience proposed,
commit to apply and maintain the following criteria:

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ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT

Sensitization to the preservation of biodiversity
Respect for the environment in which the activity takes place
Water and energy savings
Use of renewable energy sources
Reduction and waste management
Use of non-polluting transport
Access with public transport
Promotion of responsible consumption
Use of recycled or recyclable materials
Agri-food and sustainable health products (ecological or km0)

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SOCIAL AND CULTURAL COMMITMENT

Respect for the traditions and way of life of the environment
Appreciation and preservation of the historical-cultural heritage
Collaboration with socio-cultural projects in the area
Integration of the local population to activities
Defense of human rights
Gender Perspective
Inclusion of vulnerable groups
Reinvestment of part of the profits in the local economy
job creation

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COMMITMENT OF TOURIST QUALITY

Guides and specialized professionals with perfect knowledge of the territory
Information of quality that allows to expand the knowledge of the area
Reception of visitors with functional diversity or specific needs
Accessibility
Safety of users and workers
Honest communication about the proposed experience, the service provided and the facilities

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