Jamie Sweeting

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Jamie Sweeting is the president of the Planeterra Foundation and vice president for social enterprise and sustainability at G Adventures, where he leads the company’s social enterprise, stewardship and community development work. Previously, Sweeting served as vice president, environmental stewardship and global chief environmental officer for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. where he guided the company’s efforts to conserve and protect natural resources. Prior to working with Royal Caribbean Cruises, he served as senior business advisor and senior director of the Travel and Leisure program for Conservation International’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business. “Protecting the goose that lays the golden egg is a smart business decision,” notes Jamie." [1]

In 2009 Jamie "is the new Vice President for Environmental Stewardship for Royal Caribbean Cruises and is the former Senior Director of the Travel & Leisure program at The Center for Environmental Leadership in Business (CELB), engaging leading tourism corporations to limit their environmental footprint and maximize their contribution to conservation. Prior to joining CELB, Jamie was Manager of the Ecotourism Program in Conservation International's (CI) Conservation Enterprise Department, where his work involved close collaboration with CI's field offices to develop and implement over 35 ecotourism projects in more than 17 countries. Jamie has a B.A. in Leisure and Business Management from Manchester University, U.K. and a M.T.A. from The George Washington University School." [1]

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  1. Executive Board, Sustainable Travel International, accessed July 24, 2009.