Due to our commitment with the natural environment around us, PortAventura bases its operations on a management model that allows us to develop our business to the max, while showing the greatest respect for the natural environment beyond the current requirements of the area regulations. A proof of the above are the various important environmental certifications we have been awarded, such as the European EMAS certificate, the ISO14001 standard or the Environmental Quality Guarantee Distinction. It must be noted that the collaboration and involvement of all our employees is of vital importance to multiply the effects of the continuous improvement steps that are implemented.
From its beginnings, PortAventura has worked to encourage mutually beneficial relationships with the different stakeholders in the environment that surrounds us. By integrating responsible and sustainable management to our business strategy, we have become the leading theme park in Spain and one of the ten most visited parks in Europe, generating a significant direct and indirect impact on its local environment and the community. PortAventura is a very active economic, social, and environmental agent that integrates a responsible, sustainable management lead by our four corporate values. Commitment, quality, passion for customer service, and team spirit.
|The social responsibility of PortAventura extends to other communities, especially of children and young people, who suffer chronic or severe diseases, disabilities, or risk of social exclusion. Through several collaboration agreements, associations, foundations and social institutions find in PortAventura the resources, support and encouragement necessary to develop different solidarity projects, such as leisure accessibility journeys, society awareness events, fund collection campaigns, blood donation campaigns, etc. In this sense, PortAventura has always been especially sensitive with the Resort accessibility to all kinds of groups.|
|The Global Compact of the United Nations (UN Global Compact) is an initiative of ethical commitment intended for entities of all countries to implement as an integral part of their operations and strategy, the 10 Principles of Conduct and Action on Human Rights, Labor Standards, Environment and anti-Corruption fight.|
|At PortAventura we assume our responsibility to the Environment, as stated in our Environmental Policy. Download Environmental Policy 2013 PDF|
|In 1997, we create the Equip Verd Environmental Committee, a team destined to lead our environmental initiatives and to implement the EMAS management system (Eco Management and Audit Scheme), a community management and environmental audit system of voluntary application that allows companies and other organizations to evaluate, improve, and promote their environmental behaviour. Environmental Statement 2013|
|In 2003, the Environmental Quality Department of the Departament de Medi Ambient i Habitatge de la Generalitat de Catalunya, awarded the PortAventura hotels the Environmental Quality Guarantee Distinction, a system to identify products or services that offer certain features that brand them as more respectful with the environment. Main features of the Environmental Quality Guarantee Distinction (in Spanish)|
|In 2007, PortAventura received ISO14001 certification, the standard of reference for the implementation of a management system focused on the continuous improvement of the environmental aspects of a business. It consists of a series of elements and activities intended to guide, direct, plan, control, and improve an organization by enforcing the compliance of the applicable environmental requirements required by law and a reduction of the environmental impact of a company.|
|In the same way, PortAventura obtained recognition from the Travelife Sustainability System, a recognition scheme that allows business to actively promote their environmental and sustainability efforts among the public.|
|This certification evaluates the commitment to quality and specialized attention to families. Also, this certification considers an added value all the comfort and tranquillity for the customers to feel at home and benefit from the quality of the entertainment and leisure activities offered.|