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Last Friday August 30th took place the certification event to Ajuntament de Sant Antoni de Portmany according to ISO 14001, with guests as Consell Insular d’Eivissa’s President, Vicent Serra, con la Consell Insular d´Eivissa’s Environmental Counselor, Pepa Costa, Sant Antoni de Portmany’s Major, Pepita Gutierrez, Environmental Counselor, Lidia Prats, Environmental Technician, Diego Ponce, and SGS in Balearic Islands Manager, Agustí Ibáñez.

The scope of the audit performed by SGS encompasses: municipal management of Sant Antoni de Portmany’s beaches, being: Cala Saladeta, Cala Salada, Cala Gracioneta, Cala Gració, Caló d´es Moro, S´Arenal and Es Pouet, which turns them into the first Ibiza’s municipality that has all their beaches certificated according to this international standard.

Major Pepita Gutierrez told that “as Major, being from Portmany and a lover of our coastline, I am proud to receive this certification in recognition of the environmental quality of our coves and beaches, which ensures this quality to all users and tourists”. Gutiérrez thanked all people involved: “those working in the beaches, concessionary companies, users, public institutions involved as well as those that made this certification a reality today”.

Consell Insular d´Eivissa, Vicent Serra,  congratulated the Council and highlighted the importance of this ISO 14001 certification given by SGS due to its environmental quality parameters and noted that it is an important recognition to the Council’s performance, “sometimes unseen but showing their focus on quality and provision of services to our visitors”.

SGS in Balearic Islands Manager noted that “to reach this achievement has not been easy, this recognition is proof of the efforts made by all those involved, who have understood the continuous improvement commitment it represents.  We must acknowledge the Council’s performance, and we are proud to give this recognition”.

For more information:

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