Category Archives: Commentary

Bee-school

  Honey bees pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the US.  For that we should have a lot of gratitude for apis mellifera. However, as some of you know, they have been dying in droves. In a recent posting from the Quartz blog (recommended), they say “Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) … has wiped out […]

Cultural Shift and Project Pivot Points

Management of sustainable development is not a business task that can be delegated to one team or one individual: it involves a strategic and cultural shift for most organizations, says Neil Rotheroe. sector manager for Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility at certification body NQA. It needs to be driven by senior management in order to fulfill […]

Efficient projects, SMARTER project work

Today, we present a guest post from blogger Roger Gallager It evokes the SMARTER principle we first proposed in Green Project Management (C) 2010, CRC Press. SMARTER is made up of the usual SMART objectives: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-bound and our addition of Environmentally Responsible.  Now, take it away, Roger: —   Can Working […]

What’s the road to Hell paved with, again?

  …it’s not asphalt …it’s not tar …it’s …it’s “good intentions”. Interesting that our partner site – People, Planet, Profits, and Projects – is carrying a post about how greenwashing, or at least efforts which are only mildly aimed at true sustainability, sometimes hit the mark, despite their (lack of good) intentions. This got us […]

First comes love, then comes marriage…then comes sustainability in a baby carriage…

Just a note to let you know that you can find our article, published today in the PMWORLD Journal.  It’s entitled, “PM and IT: a sustainable marriage, made in a cloud”. With a title like that, it could be about anything.  So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and read it!  <– click here […]