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

Sustainable Estimating

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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, […].

Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide 2nd Edition

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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.

Does Big Business Care about Sustainability?

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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!” The post Does Big Business Care about Sustainability?

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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 […].

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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Characteristics of a Sustainable Project Manager (1 of 9) “Benefits Focused”

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The post Characteristics of a Sustainable Project Manager (1 of 9) “Benefits Focused” appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Business Case Entries Sustainable Project Management Characteristics Competence Sustainable project management Traits

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.

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

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?

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.

Sustainable Portfolio Management – Foundational Overview

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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.

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 Risk Management – Organizational Factors

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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 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.

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 #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

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.

The GPM P5 Standard for Sustainability in Project Management. Who uses it and how?

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It was conducted to find out how sustainability factors are incorporated into projects, by whom, where was the focus the most prominent, and most important, if the standard having a positive impact. […]. The post The GPM P5 Standard for Sustainability in Project Management.

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.

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 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

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 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.

Learn about Sustainability in a few hours…

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” Nathaniel Branden Key Sustainability References Trying to figure out what sustainability is about can be a challenge. The post Learn about Sustainability in a few hours… appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time.

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

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.

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.

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

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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.

Sustainability: Emerging

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Latest blog post at People, Planet, Profits, and Projects: [link

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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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 #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.

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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8 Sustainability Trends for 2017

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Here – courtesy of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership – are your 8 Sustainability Trends Driving Business in 2017. Business increasingly perceives sustainability as an opportunity.

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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.

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).

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The necessity for Project Management skills: The transition to freelance and project work

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Benefits Management Change Delivery Competence Corporate Social Responsibility P5 Project Management Risk Management Sustainability Sustainable Project ManagementThe Only Person that Likes Change is a Baby with a Wet Diaper.

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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.

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The Evolution of the Project Management Profession

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