Companies can’t address sustainability on their own—they need project managers to do their part.
What is Sustainability?
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A real commitment to operating a business and performing projects in an environmentally conscious and responsible way is a commitment to quality standards that minimize CO2 emissions and promote sustainability. To realize the full benefits of turning green, an enterprise must take a disciplined and systematic approach to implementing green standards.
In 2008, Green IT sat center stage as one of the IT industry’s emerging trends. By 2011, it appeared to be going mainstream. But what about now, as 2014 approaches? Who are the movers and shakers in Green IT? What innovations have emerged? Does Green IT have a future beyond energy conservation and prudent recycling?
Sustainable IT projects make your company look good - but it's probably the lower energy bills that will get them approved.
Green is beautiful, and it is certainly the color of IT looking into the future. There is a challenge, however, to coordinating the environmental shade of green with the financial one. Here are some thoughts and ideas for greening up your IT initiatives while holding on to the green stuff that pays the bills.
A project team is out to transform one of the most notorious gas guzzlers into a lean, green machine.
The Project Manager’s Sustainability Checklist is a tool used to aid the project manager and project team in addressing sustainability factors for all areas of the project. This checklist is specifically designed to help meet sustainability needs that project teams and project managers face. This checklist can be considered a template to be modified by an organization, or even by a project team, as needed.
Okay, I admit. The title of this article ‘Revenge Moment’ is an anagram of ‘Green Movement’. Perhaps, nature is sending us a subtle warning message about its sweet revenge mome ...
A new sustainability checklist for project managers has just been published on projectmanagement.com, here: http://www.projectmanagement.com/checklists/288588/Project-Manager-s-Sustainability-Che ...
Earlier this year (September) the Guardian published their Sustainable Business Quarterly and shared some of the take-aways from the employee engagement discussion groups. I thought there were a numbe ...
Our August theme is Green Project Management, which presented quite a problem for me. While I’m a big fan of the latter, I’m highly skeptical of efforts to further the former. In short, I& ...