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Our Problem with Plastic: Tips for a Plastic Free World

Entering plastic into the news-feed of a search engine makes for woeful reading.   Greenpeace has shockingly stated that 8.3 biillion tonnes of plastic have been produced since the 1950s. The BBC unhappily informs me our production rate continues to accelerate; 8 million tonnes enters our oceans each year, offers the latest soundbite. The stark […]

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Latin America Adelante! – London – Part 1

On the morning of November 26th I attended the 12th annual conference of the solidarity campaign, ‘Latin America Adelante!’ at Congress House in London. Featuring contributions from over 50 campaigners, politicians, trade unionists, journalists and academics, from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Venezuela and the UK, the day would be covering development, climate issues and […]

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Project Cordillera’s Catalyst Program: Research Officer

Overview:  Supporting our policy and impact, monitoring and evaluation, and the development of sustainability partnerships, the Research Manager’s main tasks will involve refining and delivering research briefs as assigned by the Head of Sustainability. You will contribute to the campaigns discourse as well as liaising with development partners and potential partners – both in Latin […]

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International Mountain Day: Celebrating the Cordilleras

Today, 11 December 2014, is the UN World Tourism Organisation’s International Mountain Day. Join us and raise your glasses! They are the world’s undisputed water towers, providing 70% of the planet’s fresh water. Mountains feed rivers, pastoral lands, towns and cities; they are at the frontline of our environmental fragility. The people of the Cordilleras know this reality […]

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To Create Social Value: Project Cordillera Approach

As a social enterprise, Project Cordillera’s central motivator is creating social value. This means that the partnerships we have forged with community-based development organisations, and the local communities of which they are part, are central to our operations as an ethical business. So, how does this work in practice? Well, in partnership with leading guiding […]

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