Integrating Dual Materiality in Project-Intensive Organizations to Meet ISSB Disclosure Requirements

GPM is active as part of the IFRS Consultant Content Program and constantly monitors changes in reporting requirements to ensure what we are sharing is both correct and up to date. Today, I want to talk about something that is very important as organizations start working on 2024 disclosures. The ISSB (International Sustainability Standards Board) […]

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Interim Investing and ESG: The Evolution of Investment Strategies in Projects

In recent years, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria have rapidly moved from the fringes to the forefront of global investment strategies, profoundly influencing how projects are evaluated, financed, and implemented. This seismic shift reflects a broader acknowledgment within the investment community of the significant impact that sustainable practices have on long-term profitability and risk […]

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Balancing Value: From Friedman’s Metrics to Purpose-Driven Impact

I am often asked about the most significant challenge GPM faces when explaining the value of sustainable project management. This question frequently comes from CFOs who have yet to embrace the benefits of sustainable practices beyond mere compliance with regulatory or stakeholder demands. In this post, I aim at a favorite antagonist from a bygone […]

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The GPM P5 Standard Makes International Development Projects Sustainable

International development projects (ID) aim to improve people’s lives in developing countries. However, these projects often need more resources, complex stakeholder networks, and high levels of uncertainty. Effective project management is critical to overcoming these obstacles, and the P5 standard can be a valuable tool for organizations managing international development projects. The P5 standard offers […]

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Ethics and Decision Making as a Foundation for Sustainable Project Management Practice

Ethics is paramount to sustainability. It is the underlying theme that ties everything together. This is why our 2nd Principle for Sustainable Project Management is Ethics One of these principles is “Ethics & Decision Making,” which involves supporting organizational ethics and decision-making with respect for universal principles. Project managers must identify, mitigate, and prevent adverse […]

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