Riding the Sustainability Wave

Riding the Sustainability Wave: The Bandwagon Effect in Action

In recent years, the concept of sustainability has surged in popularity, becoming a buzzword across industries. From fashion to food production, companies are eager to showcase their commitment to sustainable practices. However, the rapid adoption of this term raises questions about authenticity and the potential for superficial adoption. This blog post delves into the bandwagon […]

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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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From Utopia to Reality: Project Management’s Origins in Literature to Our Mandate

As a student of project management, it’s fascinating to explore the earliest discussions of projects and their societal impacts. Understanding the origins of project management provides some insights into how early thinkers conceptualized organized tasks for the benefit of society. This post shares the foundational ideas that have influenced modern practices, showcasing the evolution of […]

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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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Businesses and the Path to Carbon Neutrality: Leading Beyond Regulation

The urgency of environmental regeneration cannot be overstated, and the role of businesses in achieving carbon neutrality has never been more critical. The journey toward sustainability and reduced carbon footprints is not just a regulatory requirement but a global imperative. This article delves into why businesses should proactively lead in sustainability, outlines key actions they […]

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Ethical Leadership is Core for Sustainable Business

Ethical leadership as it relates to sustainability is not just a trend but a fundamental shift in how organizations are directed and managed. It demands a leadership style that is not only grounded in traditional business acumen but is also deeply rooted in integrity, honesty, and a commitment to ethical practices. This approach involves making […]

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