GPM® Certification | Certified Green Project Manager

Certified-GPMThe Green Project Manager (GPM®) is an expert level certification that embodies the commitment of a project management professional to act as an agent of change by managing and directing efforts to maximize sustainability within the project life cycle, improving the construct and delivery of goods and services produced as a project deliverable, and thoroughly considering and accounting for environmental impacts in the project management roles assigned using measurable standards. Green Project Manager (GPM®) certification is the first project management credential for individuals demonstrating competency in delivering projects using sustainable methods.

The Green Project Manager (GPM®) certification is awarded to project managers who have met prescribed standards of performance that includes technical competency in sustainability and project management. GPM Global, the governing board for the credential, adheres to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO/IEC 17024:2003 standards for our certification process and is a member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

There is no requirement for membership in any professional association or to attend any specific course to apply for the GPM®and the credential is open for application and award to both members of the GPM and non-members. 

Why pursue this certification?

  • Distinguishes the recipient as having a specialized competence in sustainabilty in project management.
  • Validates competency in the ability to manage complex projects while ensuring the sustainable outcomes from both a project process and outcome perspective.
  • Improves personal marketability as a project manager who can achieve Corporate Social Responsibility goals through projects.
  • The highest ranking specialized practitioner level project management certification in the world.

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