Biosphere Commitment to Sustainable Tourism
Likewise, in parallel to the Biosphere Certificate, Diputació de Barcelona has been a pioneer in promoting the program "Commitment to Tourism Biosphere Sustainability" a series of good practices in sustainable management of tourism companies and their recognition through a badge, for the development of sustainable tourism from a comprehensive perspective and collective work.
This project is led by theDiputació de Barcelona and the Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona and, in the Baix Llobregat region, is managed by the Consorci de Turisme del Baix Llobregat, by fulfilling a series of requirements, Barcelona City Council offers tour operators the opportunity to adhere to the Biosphere Barcelona Commitment. This is based on a handbook of best practices that includes the United Nations’ seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Currently, more than 500 companies and tourist services from the counties of Barcelona participate, and more than 300 companies from the city of Barcelona.
In the Baix Llobregat region, more than 90 tourism companies are working on the implementation of the Biosphere Sustainable Tourism Commitment, among which a total of 68 are distinguished with this commitment.