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 Sustainable Project Management Principle of Social and Ecological Equity

This is the 5th installment in our series on Sustainable Project Management Principles. As project managers, it’s crucial to consider the social and ecological equity principle when planning and executing projects in ecologically sensitive areas and centers of population. [In 2023, this essentially means on earth]. Social and ecological equity refers to the fair distribution […]

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COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 06: The Cost of Delay

“The early bird may get the worm, but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.” No idea who said this. “Sometimes the early bird gets the worm, but sometimes the early bird gets frozen to death.” Myron Scholes Many of us instinctively procrastinate and delay. There are times though, where the cost of delays […]

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Does Big Business Care about Sustainability?

Does big business care about sustainability and social responsibility? I often ask attendees to my courses and presentations this question. 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! […]

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Disposable Plastic Straws… What can we do?

I went out recently with some friends and had a curious experience. And of all things it was around disposable plastic straws. What caught my attention was that each place we went to did not offer straws. More importantly though the establishments were proud and adamant about their no-straw policy. It opened up some interesting […]

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Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide 2nd Edition

GPM Global is delighted to announce the publishing of the Second Edition of the Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide.  The guide is 156 pages and is available on Amazon in both paperback and electronic Kindle formats. Sustainable project management is a rapidly growing discipline. With changing expectations of consumers and investors and the […]

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