Managing Sustainable Development Projects Sustainably, an Example.

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The post Managing Sustainable Development Projects Sustainably, an Example. Entries Global Goals P5 SDGs Sustainable Development Goals Sustainable Project Management GPM Village Green Global

7 ways for projects managers to make your projects sustainable

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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.

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The Sustainable Development Goal to End Poverty and Project Management

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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. Entries Global Goals P5 Project Management SDGs Sustainability Sustainable Development Goals Poverty

Sustainable Development Goal #7 Renewable Energy and Project Management

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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GPM Supporting Sustainable Development in Africa

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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 Development

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

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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.

Sustainable Risk Management – Four Current Challenges with Solutions

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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.

A Mercenary Perspective on Sustainability

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The post A Mercenary Perspective on Sustainability appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. I am blessed and cursed with never having had a boss.

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

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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 […].

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Invested in Sustainability as a PM? You should be!

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Few companies make it a priority to communicate their sustainability performance to investors, or even develop a robust story about their sustainability performance. Investors care more about sustainability issues than many executives believe.

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

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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.

Sustainable Development Goal #3 and Project Management, ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

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Installment #3 of 17 in our series in which we cover each sustainable development goal (SDG) and how projects and project management can contribute to them. The post Sustainable Development Goal #3 and Project Management, ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

A rookie mistake with sustainable procurement… Lessons Learned

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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.

Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

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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.

Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain! The difference between CSR and Sustainability.

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What is the difference between CSR and Sustainability? Sustainability balances resource usage and supplies over time thus ensuring that future generations will have the resources that we do. […]. The difference between CSR and Sustainability. CSR Sustainability Sustainable Development GoalsI get asked this question a lot and so I thought it would be good to provide a clear and concise response. Here is an explanation of both.

Launches right NOW: Sustainability Manifesto for Projects

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Today, we are proudly launching the Sustainability Manifesto for Projects. Let’s make it a sustainable one! We urge you to read it, download it , support it, and share it with your teams and connections. Share it assertively! They are our projects, it’s our future.

The Sustainable Development Goal to End Hunger. The Role of Projects and Project Management.

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Installment #2 of our series in which we cover each sustainable development goal (SDG) and how projects and project management can contribute to them. Specifically, the goal is to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

Brandolini’s Law in Sustainability Discussions

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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

Sustainable Development Goal #17 of 17. Partnership for the Goals and Project Management.

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The post Sustainable Development Goal #17 of 17. At the UN Global Compact Leadership Summit, our 5th, as a stakeholder, it was stated as part of the plenary that business cannot thrive if the people and the planet aren’t. This also includes that the 17 UN SDGs are on target.

The Future of Project Managers

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Corporate Social Responsibility Ethics P5 Project Management Sustainability Sustainable Development Goals Sustainable Project ManagementYes, the image above represents the Star Trek M-5 Multitronic System from “The Ultimate Computer” (for you Trekkies).

Are Projects Material to Non-Financial Reporting?

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The Rise of Sustainability (Non-Financial) Reporting I am often asked what I do for a living. When I explain that I work in sustainability I usually get an “oh, ok.” Sustainability is a broad topic.

Sustainable Development Goal 16 Peace & Justice, Strong institutions and Project Management

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SDG 16 of 17 aims to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

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The Evolution of the Project Management Profession

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Sustainable Development Goal #8 Good Jobs, Economic Growth, and Project Management

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Our latest post on the SDGS focuses on #8 of 17, Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic, full and productive employment and decent work for all. Global Goals P5 Project Management SDGs Sustainable Project Management GPM Global

SDG #5 Achieve Gender equality and empower all women and girls & project management.

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The latest in our series on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) focuses on #5 (of 17), Gender Equality. They are vital to to sustainable development. Entries Project Management Sustainable Development Goals Sustainable Project Management Equality GPM Global SDG#5The following are the specific targets under this SDG. End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere 5.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and […].

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Sustainable Development Goal #13 of 17 and Project Management, Climate Action.

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The post Sustainable Development Goal #13 of 17 and Project Management, Climate Action. Climate Change COP21 Entries P5 Paris Agreement Regenerative Development SDGs Sustainable Development Goals GPM Project Management SDG 13

Is Your Project Sustainable? Episode 47

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Sustainability is such a buzzword today. Yet, I don’t think we think much about it when talking about projects – unless the project happens to be related to environmental, sustainability, green energy, or other related topic. The post Is Your Project Sustainable? Sustainability is such a buzzword today.

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2016 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit Update

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The compact is a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support Sustainable Development goals. Climate Change Global Goals SDGs Sustainable Development Goals UN Global Compact GPM Leader Summit

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Waste not, want not: how projects can drive reductions in waste

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Competence Project Management Sustainability Sustainable Development Goals Waste Reduction P5 Standard SDGsI recently watched the first episode in a three-part series on waste produced by the government broadcaster in Australia.

Project Management at the United Nations: Projects Management for Sustainable Social Change

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and the challenges of development and sustainable social change projects. and the challenges of development and sustainable social change projects. Ricardo Vargas, director of the Project Management Practice Group at the United Nations, on project management at the U.N Ricardo Vargas is the director of the Project Management Practice Group at the United Nations (U.N). His work at the U.N is focused on improving the.

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SDG #10 of 17 and Project Management, Reducing Inequality.

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Sustainable Development Goal #10 and Project Management, Reducing Inequalities within and among countries. This goal encompasses seven targets of sustainable development however for the purpose of this post we are going to focus on three.

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Our brain is designed to accept new concepts – even sustainability

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” Sir Geoffrey Vickers 1965 – For many the notion of sustainability is a […]. The post Our brain is designed to accept new concepts – even sustainability appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Entries Project Management Sustainable Project Management

Into the Storm: How to Sustain Team Success through the Storms of Adversity, Uncertainty, and Change

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Author Dennis Perkins shares insights from his book “Into the Storm” on how Project Managers can sustain team success through the storms of adversity, uncertainty, and change. Author Dennis Perkins shares insights from his book “Into the Storm” on how Project Managers can sustain team success through the storms of adversity, uncertainty, and change.

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Are you breaching the Code of Ethics by not being sustainable?

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At a recent presentation to a group of project managers in Australia I spoke about sustainable projects and sustainable project management. The post Are you breaching the Code of Ethics by not being sustainable?

GPM Takes Root in Russia Amid Historic International Events

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Climate Change Competence Entries P5 Paris Agreement Sustainable Development Goals GPM Global RussiaApril was a busy month for all of us at GPM. We have activity buzzing all over the globe which is exciting!

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Keep on scammin’ on: The evil brilliance, success and recurrence of The Playbook

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Benefits Management Climate Change COP21 Corporate Social Responsibility Risk Management Sustainability Sustainable Development GoalsLeading student in business propaganda, Australian social scientist Alex Carey persuasively argues that the 20th century has been characterized by three developments of great political importance: the growth of democracy; the growth of corporate power; the growth of corporate propaganda as a means of protecting corporate power against democracy.

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The challenges dealing with child labour in the fast fashion or “McFashion” garment industry

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Corporate Social Responsibility CSR Ethics SDGs Sustainability Sustainable Development Goals UN Global Compact“Why do I feel so strongly that fashion is a pivotal industry to get right? Firstly because it is a full spectrum industry. It extends from the farmers that grow cotton to the women beading in ateliers, it encompasses millions of people from agriculture to the creative marketing and selling. It is also dependent on […].

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Never work weekends again: The keys to a sustainable work pace

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A conversation with Rich Sheridan, CEO of Menlo Innovations, on how agile methods enable his team to build a sustainable and humane work pace while still meeting the needs of his business. A conversation with Rich Sheridan, CEO of Menlo Innovations, on how agile methods enable his team to build a sustainable and humane work pace while still meeting the needs of his business.

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