Where ESG and Sustainability Dovetail

Green Project Management

GPM has been working with global organizations for 13 years to help them achieve and implement sustainability goals and practices. The post Where ESG and Sustainability Dovetail appeared first on Doing the right things, the right way, for the right reasons.

Project Sponsors are the Key to Unlocking the Potential of Sustainable Project Management

Green Project Management

In recent months, there has been an uptick in interest in sustainable project management. In 2022, GPM has seen a 20% increase in downloads of our P5 Standard for sustainable project management. Entries Leadership P5 Project Management Sponsorship Sustainability

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Sustainable Estimating

Green Project Management

The post Sustainable Estimating appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. The only certainty is that nothing is certain. Pliny the Elder, Roman scholar, 23-79 CE Our culture encodes a strong bias either to neglect or ignore variation. We tend to focus instead on measures of central tendency, and as a result we make some terrible mistakes, often with considerable practical import. Stephen Jay Gould, naturalist, […].

Lean and Project Sustainability

PM Times

On July 18th, 2008, SPIEGEL quoted the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas on how sustainability is seen and understood by various people. Rem Koolhaas allegedly said that “sustainability is such a political category that it’s getting more and more difficult to think about it in a serious way”.

How To Launch A Feature To Maximize Growth

Speaker: Brian Balfour, CEO, Reforge

Have you ever been part of a launch that, despite everyone's hard work, was more like a balloon deflating than a rocket taking off? It turns out that some of the most popular product and feature launch tactics can be counterproductive to achieving sustainable growth. Brian Balfour, Founder and CEO of Reforge, has taken a close look at these practices to figure out just why they can slow - or even hurt - growth. Now, he has a repeatable model for you to use in your next launches to get the growth you're looking for.

COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 06: The Cost of Delay

Green Project Management

The post COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 06: The Cost of Delay appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Change Delivery Competence Global Goals Risk Management Sustainability“The early bird may get the worm, but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.”

Sustainable Risk Management – Organizational Factors

Green Project Management

This post is intended to provide the foundational concepts around organizational sustainable risk management factors. This post also recommends adopting sustainable risk management as a core discipline within sustainable change delivery. This is part of a series that provides the foundation for understanding sustainable change delivery. Benefits Management Business Case Change Delivery Management System Portfolio Management Risk Management Sustainability

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Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide 2nd Edition

Green Project Management

GPM Global is delighted to announce the publishing of the Second Edition of the Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide. Sustainable project management is a rapidly growing discipline. The post Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide 2nd Edition appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time.

COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 04: Transformational Change Requirements

Green Project Management

Sustainable project management can help provide guidance with this. The post COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 04: Transformational Change Requirements appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time.

Sustainable Portfolio Management – Foundational Overview

Green Project Management

This post highlights the importance of portfolio management for sustainable change delivery. This blog post is part of a series that provides a foundation for understanding sustainable change delivery. The post Sustainable Portfolio Management – Foundational Overview appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. It is not the strongest of species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.

Psychological Safety & Employee Wellbeing: Building a Healthy & Accountable Work Environment

Speaker: Tracie Sponenberg - Chief People Officer, The Granite Group & Melissa Doman M.A. Organizational Psychologist, Mental Health at Work Specialist, Former Clinical Mental Health Therapist

In this webinar, Tracie Sponenberg, Chief People Officer, and Melissa Doman, Organizational Psychologist & Mental Health at Work Specialist, will discuss methods for developing and maintaining employee wellness and psychological safety in your workforce!

Sustainable Risk Management – Four Current Challenges with Solutions

Green Project Management

This post focuses on the current challenges of sustainable risk management within sustainable change delivery, with useful perspectives, tools, and techniques. This blog post is part of a series that provides the foundation for understanding sustainable change delivery. The post Sustainable Risk Management – Four Current Challenges with Solutions appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time.

Sustainable Development Goal #11 of 17 and Project Management, Sustainable Cities.

Green Project Management

In this installment of our series on the SDGs, we look at #11 of 17, Sustainable Cities and Communities. This goal encompasses ten targets of sustainable development. The post Sustainable Development Goal #11 of 17 and Project Management, Sustainable Cities. IPMA Management System P5 Project Management Risk Management SDGs Sustainable Development Goals Sustainable Project Management ICB4

What is a project sustainability impact assessment and how can it measure the value of social and environmental efforts?

Green Project Management

The post What is a project sustainability impact assessment and how can it measure the value of social and environmental efforts? appeared first on Driving Sustainable Change. Do you measure and place value on Environmental, Social, and Economic impacts in your projects?

Where should sustainability fit within the realm of projects, new products and service delivery? 

Green Project Management

But sustainability encompasses so many facets, and knowing where and how to start can be challenging. Until recently, sustainability was viewed […]. The post Where should sustainability fit within the realm of projects, new products and service delivery?

A rookie mistake with sustainable procurement… Lessons Learned

Green Project Management

The post A rookie mistake with sustainable procurement… Lessons Learned appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Entries Risk Management SDGs GPM P5 Standard PRiSM Sustainable Procurement“I don’t want to wear something on my body that hurts the environment or the people in it. It’s hard to know what is good and what is bad on the high street and equally hard to find fashionable or youthful ethical clothing.

Sustainable Development Goal 14. “Life Under Water and Project Management”

Green Project Management

This installment in our series on the SDGs focuses on #14 of 17, conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, “Life Underwater” This SDG has seven targets which you can read in detail. The post Sustainable Development Goal 14.

Agility and Sustainability

Scrum.org

Did you know that there are 17 United Nation, sustainable development goals. And that could include consideration for those 17 United Nation sustainable development goals. Now those 17 United Nation sustainable development goals, they do compete against each other.

Managing Sustainable Development Projects Sustainably, an Example.

Green Project Management

The post Managing Sustainable Development Projects Sustainably, an Example. Entries Global Goals P5 SDGs Sustainable Development Goals Sustainable Project Management GPM Village Green GlobalWe just posted a media release to announce a partnership with Village Green Global, who will sponsor a series of initiatives in the Russel Island, Solomon Islands.

Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

The good news is that there is now plenty of great research emerging on the context and conditions for successful PMOs; some of the lessons learned are simple and intuitive, others less so, as evidenced in this extract from Peter Taylor and Ray Mead’s Delivering Successful PMOs. Lesson One: Get Help. As has been already discussed the reality out there in ‘PMO land’ is that there is not a plethora of wise and experienced PMO managers, directors, leaders, heads, etc.,

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COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 01: Summary

Green Project Management

The post COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 01: Summary appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. The world is trying to deal with and understand the recent challenges and upheaval caused by COVID-19.

10 Top Process Improvement Tools You Need to Create a More Sustainable Business

nTask

A study by BCG/MIT finds that 90% of executives deem sustainability to be important, yet only 60% of companies incorporate sustainability as part of their business strategy, and even less (25%) integrate sustainability into the core of their business model.

How Project Managers Can Lead the Way in Sustainability

LiquidPlanner

Sustainability is a critical business focus and a key driver of change in the way that organizations operate, and in the way, that project managers approach their work. The post How Project Managers Can Lead the Way in Sustainability appeared first on LiquidPlanner.

GPM Supporting Sustainable Development in Africa

Green Project Management

The post GPM Supporting Sustainable Development in Africa appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Corporate Social Responsibility CSR Entries Sustainability Sustainable Development Goals GPM in Africa Sustainable DevelopmentI have long maintained that professional development organizations and associations that have a focus of expertise must establish a connection to global issues and develop platforms for action and partnership.

7 ways for projects managers to make your projects sustainable

Green Project Management

Last week I was asked to deliver a keynote presentation on sustainable project management to an audience of project managers in Australia at an Australian Institute of Project Management event. The post 7 ways for projects managers to make your projects sustainable appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Management System P5 Project Management Sustainable Project Management Sustainability in Project Management Sustainable project management

Does Big Business Care about Sustainability?

Green Project Management

Does big business care about sustainability and social responsibility? In general, the response is a strong negative: “NO big business couldn’t care less about sustainability or social responsibility!” ” GPM’s experience though is the exact opposite: YES big business aggressively cares about sustainability and social responsibility! […]. The post Does Big Business Care about Sustainability?

The importance of being multi-disciplinary with Sustainable Project Management

Green Project Management

The post The importance of being multi-disciplinary with Sustainable Project Management appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. There is an ongoing debate about whether it is better to be a specialist or a generalist in the marketplace.

Sustainable Development Goal #4 of 17 Quality Education (and Project Management)

Green Project Management

Sustainable Development Goal #4 is a whopper! By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, a thorough education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human […]. The post Sustainable Development Goal #4 of 17 Quality Education (and Project Management) appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time.

Sustainable Development Goal #7 Renewable Energy and Project Management

Green Project Management

This week’s post focuses on SDG #7 of 17, Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. The post Sustainable Development Goal #7 Renewable Energy and Project Management appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Climate Change COP22 P5 SDGs Sustainable Project Management Global Goals GPM Joel Carboni Sustainable Development

Brandolini’s Law in Sustainability Discussions

Green Project Management

Dealing With Nonsensical Sustainability Positions I have recently experienced a number of profoundly confusing and somewhat bizarre positions and arguments on LinkedIn (and elsewhere). The post Brandolini’s Law in Sustainability Discussions appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Climate Change COP21 Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainability Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goal to End Poverty and Project Management

Green Project Management

If you recently watched the webinar I did recently for IPMA on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), you will know that I briefly covered two. The post The Sustainable Development Goal to End Poverty and Project Management appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Entries Global Goals P5 Project Management SDGs Sustainability Sustainable Development Goals Poverty

Sustainable Development Goal #6, Clean Water and Sanitation & Project Management

Green Project Management

The post Sustainable Development Goal #6, Clean Water and Sanitation & Project Management appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Global Goals Project Management SDGs Sustainability Sustainable Development Goals GPM Joel Carboni Water and SanitationThis week’s post focuses on SDG #6 of 17, Clean Water and Sanitation.

Green Project Management: Are You Ready to Think Sustainably?

Online PM Courses

But the priority for sustainability in project management is an imperative we need to heed. The post Green Project Management: Are You Ready to Think Sustainably? Important ideas PPP - Projects, Programs, Portfolios and Change Project Leadership Project Management Career sustainabilit

COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 07: Dealing with Cobb’s Paradox

Green Project Management

The post COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 07: Dealing with Cobb’s Paradox appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. “We know why projects fail; we know how to prevent their failure—so why do they still fail?”

Characteristics of a Sustainable Project Manager (2 of 9) “Inclusive Leader”

Green Project Management

This second installment of Characteristics of a Sustainable Project Manager focuses on the “Inclusive Leader.” The post Characteristics of a Sustainable Project Manager (2 of 9) “Inclusive Leader” appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Sustainable Project Management Inclusive Leadership sustainabilityMahatma Gandhi is quoted as saying “No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.”

Characteristics of a Sustainable Project Manager (3 of 9) “Change Agent”

Green Project Management

This third installment of Characteristics of a Sustainable Project Manager focuses on the “Change Agent.” The post Characteristics of a Sustainable Project Manager (3 of 9) “Change Agent” appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Change Delivery Competence Sustainable Project Management change agent Characteristics sustainable project manager

How many concurrent projects following an agile delivery approach can your company sustain?

Kiron Bondale

You should certainly have plans being executed to build these skills internally, but this won’t happen overnight and if your company has compensation or cultural shortfalls relative to others in the local market, it will be very difficult to build sustained bench strength. Organizations that are in the midst of an agile transformation will often track how many projects within their portfolios are being delivered following an agile lifecycle.

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In-Depth: The Science On Sustainable Pace, Stress, And Motivation

Scrum.org

How sustainable is your pace as a developer? What is a sustainable pace? The notion of “sustainable pace” is closely tied to Extreme Programming practices. But that recommendation was updated to “sustainable pace” by Ron Jeffries later.

Why Your Sustainability Report Might be Awful?

Green Project Management

If you parse through the thousands of sustainability (non-financial reporting) online either direct from websites from major brands such as Coca-Cola, Nestle, or Nike, or even the mid-major companies that are trying to do the right thing, you will see something missing; and it is glaringly obvious once you start looking for it. The post Why Your Sustainability Report Might be Awful?

Project Management and Sustainable Development Goal #3 – Ensuring Healthy Lives

Green Project Management

Sustainable Development Goal #3 and Project Management, ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. Installment #3 of our series in which we cover each sustainable development goal (SDG) and how projects and project management can contribute to them. The post Project Management and Sustainable Development Goal #3 – Ensuring Healthy Lives appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time.