"When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it is attached to the rest of the World."

John Muir

Category - Capacity Building

The Fourth Sector

Almost ten years after the publication of The Aspen Institute report  “The Emerging Fourth Sector,” numerous business initiatives have been designed and developed to consolidate a new economic sector.  A sector that more than  economic prosperity and financial benefit – seeks positive impacts on the social and environmental space in which it develops. These companies are known as ” For Benefit Companies. ”

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Cape Horn – a frontier destination

As part of the IFI project of the Government of Chile, for the development of the Cape Horn destination, Planet 4 People participated in the Congress  “Responsible Tourism for Emerging Destinations”, in Puerto Williams, Cape Horn, Chile.

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Funding of Protected Areas

Resources for environmental conservation are scarce. With an increasing number of parks and competing with human welfare issues, it is difficult to raise the funds for the National Parks. Governments are overcommitted in their budgets making National Parks usually a low funding priority. While International giving is growing, biodiversity does not rank high in the giving priorities. Parks need a comprehensive funding approach, that combines income generation activities with traditional fundraising strategies.

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Emblematic Tourism Projects of the Mundo Maya

In June 2018,  Fabian Roman, VP for South America, visited the emblematic community tourism projects of the Mundo Maya Organization, as part of the project undertaken by Planet 4 People. Work was done with indigenous communities of the Mayan World in Guatemala, Mexico, and Honduras.

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P4P presents innovative standard at Costa Rica’s P3

During the last Planeta, Personas y Paz – P3 meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica,  Fabian Román, VP of South America, presented Planet 4 People’s outcomes of the project “Development of an Innovative Standard for the Certification of Sustainable Tourism”, commissioned by the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo.

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Planet 4 People and Fundación Plan21 Sign Collaboration Agreement

Planet 4 People and Argentina-based non profit organization, Fundación Plan 21, announce a new collaboration for training sessions and capacity building projects throughout Latin America. The organizations will join forces to provide valuable training sessions related to sustainable tourism and development, as well as international capacity building projects and programs that focus on market-based approaches to sustainability throughout Latin America.

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Welcome to Planet4People

Planet4People is born out of the concern of like minded people to do something to address the many unmet needs that lead to achieving the Millennium Development Goals and Beyond 2015.  Together we bring experience, expertise and passion to support the efforts to achieve these goals.

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