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 […]
Category: Global Goals
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 […]
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! […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sustainable Development Goal 16 Peace & Justice, Strong institutions and Project Management
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. This is an important SDG for project management. This goal has ten specific targets to achieve by 2030. Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related […]