Monthly Archives: November 2011

Durban, South Africa: Why COP17

Today, 28-November, is the kickoff of the Durban (South Africa) UN Climate Change Conference  – COP17. Does COP17 matter?  Is it relevant? Not one, but two EarthPM connections to this conference made us curious. First, we were lucky enough to be the keynote speaker at PMSA’s Good in Green conference there back in late Septenber.  […]

Flush with project ideas?

November 19th, although you probably missed it, was World Toilet Day. World Toilet Day’s objective is to raise global awareness of the struggle 2.6 billion face every day without access to proper, clean sanitation.WTD also brings to the forefront the health, emotional and psychological consequences the poor endure as a result of inadequate sanitation. We […]

The sky is not falling. But…

We focus on projects, project management, the connection between sustainability and project management, projects, and most importantly, YOU – the project manager. That focus includes ecological but also economic and social continuity and success – in other words, running projects that consider the long term effects of the project’s product on the enterprise financially, for […]

Top Ten Things You Need To Know About Sustainability In Your Projects

In this post, we’re going to summarize – and point you to – an excellent resource from an outstanding source of all kinds of excellent resources, called the Network for Business Sustainability. The resource of the subject line is actually designed for folks who “are asked to lead …company’s sustainability efforts”. But as project managers, […]

Udder Fashion Sustainability

We couldn’t resist this one. Perhaps we could ask you to just watch this video first and come back here? Willkommen zurück, unsere unerschrockenen Freunde! The story is about – if you haven’t guessed it yet, a German designer/scientist named Anke Domaske who has created a line of women’s clothing (and is working on a […]