Achieving Organizational Sustainability Goals Through Strategic Alignment in Project Portfolio Management

We were working with a client recently and discussed the issues of prioritisation and alignment of projects to the organisation’s sustainability goals. Whilst they have published and publicly committed to a number of sustainability goals, there was no clear link between those goals and what was actually happening in the organisation. When I asked them […]

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Using Non-Financial Criteria for Project Portfolio Prioritization

Using Non-Financial Criteria for Project Portfolio Prioritization In business and project management, financial criteria such as return on investment (ROI), net present value (NPV), and payback period have traditionally been the primary metrics for evaluating and prioritizing projects. However, relying solely on financial metrics can be limiting and may not capture the full scope of […]

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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 […]

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SDG #2 No Hunger

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

Installment #2 (of 17) in our series where we cover each sustainable development goal (SDG) and how projects and project management can contribute to them. Ending Hunger Q. What is the goal? A. Specifically, the goal is to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. In the past 20 years, hunger has dropped by […]

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Sustainable Portfolio Management – Foundational Overview

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. It is not the strongest of species that survives, nor the most intelligent.  It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. Leon C. […]

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Sustainable Risk Management – Four Current Challenges with Solutions

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. “Primum non nocere – First, do no harm” – Auguste François Chomel (Hooker, p. 219, 1849) “The golden axiom of […]

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