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Adventure Travel Industry Prioritizes the UN SDGs

Sustainable practices are fundamental to the adventure travel industry, and to help guide sustainable development initiatives the United Nations has identified 17 global Sustainable Development Goals to reach by 2030. The UN has encouraged every organization and individual to take part in the movement to provide a dignified life for all people and a sustainable future […]

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High Mountains Adaptation Partnership: Huaraz, Peru

If you’re interested in learning more about the climate change affecting the mountains in Huaraz, Peru, please watch this excellent video from USAID about The High Mountains Adaptation Partnership’s Peru workshop.  

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mountain climbing, expeditions, peru, cordilleras

Partnerships Manager: Apply Now to Join Our Team

Partnerships Manager – Job Description Full or Part-Time Staff Position 1 Month Trial Period – Long-Term Engagement Based in Medellin, Colombia Overview: Managing the development of both commercial and sustainability partnerships and client development processes, the main tasks of this role will involve liaising with partners across Latin America as well as managing client facing […]

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Sustainability Impacts | Part 4 | Economic Development

Rural mountain communities are often excluded from economic wealth generated by their own natural and cultural resources. Our adventures combat this by promoting local skills and employment. This investment means jobs and economic benefits are kept local and that communities are empowered to see tourism as a legitimate force for improving their own economic wealth. Travel with Project Cordillera […]

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Sustainability Impacts | Part 1 | Our Approach

As a social enterprise, an integral part of our business model is the commitment we make to sustaining the land and cultures where we travel. Over the next four blog posts, we will highlight our vision for sustainable travel, show how we work to accomplish that vision, and share more about our local partners. We […]

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Sustainability Impacts | Part 2 | Education

Education is key for a better future; mountains and the great outdoors more generally provide one of the most incredible classrooms. They inspire us at every turn and encourage a sense of adventure and discovery. Our expeditions provide traditional education and lifelong learning opportunities for local residents, which drives positive community change and especially supports […]

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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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Why sustainable tourism?

Learn more about sustainable travel and how it is going to change the world for the better, in this nice little video for the brilliant UK-based Travel Foundation.

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Sustainable travel for development

Sustainability Report 2015 – Project Cordillera A new report by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), entitled “Sustainable Tourism for Development“, illustrates the power of the travel sector to provide a central pillar for sustainable development in the 21st century. Many developing nations point to tourism as a priority means to greater economic welfare, […]

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The worst thing about international travel

We’re collaborating to create a future of carbon neutral travel Project Cordillera is all about promoting the wonderful Cordilleras of Peru and celebrating the landscapes, cultures and activities that make the Andes unique. It is also about discovering, selecting and working with only the highest quality guides, operators and social development initiatives. However, none of […]

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