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Sustainability and Project Management

PM World Collection

Several articles and papers related to sustainability have been previously published in the PM World Journal and are now included in the PM World Collection at https://pmworldlibrary.net/pm-world-collection/Click here and scroll down and click on key words or topics.

Papers, Reports and Studies

Agarwal, S.R. and Kalmar, T.  Sustainability in Project Management: Eight principles in practice - Master’s Thesis at Umeå School of Business and Economics. This paper introduces eight practical principles to manage project sustainably.  For more https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/8-principles-keep-mind-manage-projects-sustainably-timea-kalmar?trk=hb_ntf_MEGAPHONE_ARTICLE_POST, or click here for report.

Andriamirado, J. (2018). Sustainable Activism & Ecology: New Challenges in the Construction Field, PM World Journal, Vol. VII, Issue XI – November.  Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/pmwj76-Nov2018-Andriamirado-sustainable-activism-and-ecology-student-paper.pdf

Berger, V. (2019). Sustainability: when companies take over the state responsibility, PM World Journal, Vol. VIII, Issue II (February). Available online at pmwj79-Feb2019-Berger-sustainability-when-companies-take-over-state-responsibilties.pdf (pmworldlibrary.net) 

Bouddou, S. (2018). Building Sustainability into a Contract: How to create more “Green” Supply Chain Contracts, PM World Journal, Vol. VII, Issue XI – November.  Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/pmwj76-Nov2018-Bouddou-building-sustainability-into-a-contract-student-paper.pdf

Gonnon, C. (2019). Sustainable Construction: What must be included in sustainable contractual clauses, PM World Journal, Vol. VIII, Issue II (February).  Available online at pmwj79-Feb2019-Gonnon-sustainable-construction-student-paper.pdf (pmworldlibrary.net)

Hetemi, E., Moylan, W.A. (2021). Sustainable Development and Stakeholder Engagement: Lessons Learned from Infrastructure Megaprojects in Europe; presented at the University of Maryland 2021 Virtual Project Management Symposium, College Park, Maryland, USA in April 2021; republished in the PM World Journal, Vol. IX, Issue VIII, August. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/pmwj108-Aug2021-Hetemi-Moylan-sustainable-development-and-stakeholder-engagement-lessons-learned2.pdf

Larsson,J. and Larsson, L. (2020). Integration, Application and Importance of Collaboration in Sustainable Project Management; Sustainability, 12, 585; doi:10.3390/su12020585 Available online at https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/2/585/pdf (Choudhury)

Morfaw, J. (2014). Fundamentals of project sustainability. Paper presented at PMI® Global Congress 2014—North America, Phoenix, AZ. Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute. Available online at https://www.pmi.org/learning/library/fundamentals-project-sustainability-9369  (Dantas)

Silvius, A. J. G., & Schipper, R. P. J. (2014). Sustainability in project management: A literature review and impact analysis. Social Business, Vol. 4, No. 1, Spring 2014. pp.63-96. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/westburn/sb/2014/00000004/00000001/art00006;jsessionid=19igdno0vusmt.x-ic-live-01


Articles, Blogs, Expert Opinions

Bigg, T. (2021). How Net Zero Carbon Differs from Carbon Neutral; Commentary, PM World Journal, Vol. X, Issue IX, September. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/pmwj109-Sep2021-Bigg-how-net-zero-carbon-differs-from-carbon-neutral2.pdf

Farnsworth, J. (2021). Road to Net Zero; Commentary, PM World Journal, Vol. X, Issue X, October. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/pmwj110-Oct2021-Farnsworth-road-to-net-zero-commentary.pdf

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