This installment in our series on the SDGs focuses on #14 of 17, conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, “Life Underwater”. This SDG has seven targets which you can read in detail. The short version is to protect the water and life that depends on it. Everything from the economic […]
Sustainable Development Goal #11 of 17 and Project Management, Sustainable Cities.
In this installment of our series on the SDGs, we look at #11 of 17, Sustainable Cities and Communities. This goal encompasses ten targets of sustainable development. The target stems from the following fact that: Half of humanity – 3.5 billion people – lives in cities today By 2030, almost 60 per cent of the world’s […]
The Evolution of the Project Management Profession
“Even the dogs may eat of the crumbs that fall from the rich man’s table; and in these days, when the rich in knowledge eat such specialized food at such separate tables, only the dogs have the chance of a balanced diet.” Sir Geoffrey Vickers, 1965 Transitioning to the New Reality for Project Managers In […]
Sustainable Development Goal #8 Good Jobs, Economic Growth, and Project Management
Our latest post on the SDGS focuses on #8 of 17, Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic, full and productive employment and decent work for all. This SDG has 10 targets and for this post, we will focus in on just one, 8.8 8.8 – Protect labor rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all […]
The GPM P5 Standard for Sustainability in Project Management. Who uses it and how?
Last month we surveyed 15,036 individuals who have downloaded the GPM P5 standard since it was released in 2014 and received 3,600 responses. It was conducted to find out how sustainability factors are incorporated into projects, by whom, where was the focus the most prominent, and most important, if the standard having a positive impact. […]