Because economic development is the most effective way to save endangered cultural heritage sites


The Sustainable Preservation Initiative (SPI) seeks to preserve the world's cultural heritage by working with local communities to develop sustainable economic opportunities. SPI believes the best way to preserve cultural heritage is creating or supporting community-developed, locally-owned businesses whose success is tied to that preservation



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WINNER: 2013 First Tourism Cuida / Tourism Cares Award  (San Jose de Moro)

NOMINATED: 2013 Katerva Sustainability Award

WINNER: 2015 Second Tourism Cuida / Tourism Cares Award (Pachacamac)