February 22nd, 2017

For Immediate Release

London, U.K., Detroit, USA – GPM Awarded Best of the Best in HR and Training for the United StatesGPM Global Best of the best in in HR Training 2017 1702AI84 winners logo web

U.K. based AI Media’s The ‘Best of the Best in HR & Training’ awards recognize the very best in the field whether providing in-house support, or services to third party businesses. They award the paragons and the exemplars; those who are succeeding in their endeavors, innovating, growing and improving.

Their awards are conducted based on a combination of qualitative and extensive research techniques. This proven approach ensures that are awards are allocated based on merit and allows us to reward those who have done extraordinary work over the past year within the field of HR, training and education, coaching and recruitment.

GPM Global has been named the sole award recipient in the United States recognizing excellence in providing sustainability focused project management training programs. 

GPM's President Joel Carboni stated “It is an honor for us to receive this award.  Recognition like this is proof that we are making a positive and serves as a reminder that what we are doing matters.  We will double our efforts to advance sustainable development though projects and project management.”

About GPM

Formed in 2009, GPM® is a global professional development organization dedicated to the advancement of the practical application of sustainability in change initiatives to decouple social and environmental degradation from economic prosperity.

Their professional accreditations, PSM3™ assessments, training and three time award winning project delivery method PRiSM™ are offered in more than 145 countries around the world.  For more visit http://www.greenprojectmanagement.org/

Detroit, USA | December 5th 2016 -  GPM, the world's largest sustainability professional development organization announced the recipients of its 2016 sustainability awards.

Since 2011, GPM has honored projects and individuals who advance sustainable development through project management. GPM President Joel Carboni stated "We are thrilled at the number of submissions we had this year and our awards committee quite a task to select the winners.  Our awards program is about advancing sustainable development through projects and this years recipients are excellent examples." 

Project of the Year

“Creation of the Green Infrastructure and Sustainable University Environment” - Financial University Under the Government of the Russian Federation (F.K.A. Russian Institute of Economics)

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Project Description: 

The project of creation of the green infrastructure and sustainable environment of the University, including three main directions:

  1. Creation of the convenient SWC points infrastructure at the University for students and staff where all solid waste and galvanic cells can be collected from everybody. 
  2. Optimization and unification process of the university eco-turnover. 
  3. Popularization among students and professors of such topics as: sustainable development, green project management, ecological problems and environmental overview both inside and outside the University. 

Results: 

  • Installed 6 stylish and attracting attention containers in educational buildings and 3 containers in dormitories, one for the housing. 
  • Handed over for processing more than 6.000 batteries and accumulators (20 kg), and also more than 100 mercury lamps. 
  • More than 120 events on topic were organized all over the Russia. 
  • More than 5.000 kg of trash were collected according to the new optimized process, which reduced total costs pdf downloadon 10%. 
  • More than 5.000 persons were involved in process in different roles. 
  • Significant response through media, popularization of key ideas, aspects and principles have been achieved.
  • The project on forming of SWC points infrastructure was successfully launched and completed. Since it has been handed over to regular management, it is being operating currently as a process. Planned indicators on economy estimates as 250.000 rubles per year. 

Sustainability Award 

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Troy works to support the deployment of sustainable development and land banking opportunities in developing economies. He has a focus on eliminating profiteering and corruption through use of blockchain based technology. 

He is being awarded for his work with LAND ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS (LEMCO) in driving sustainable project management standards in emerging economies, primarily the Solomon Islands.

Fundamentals Award 

Victor Benoit, Juliette Brunet, Jean Michel Chauvet, Alice Chen and Martin Trou, graduate students at The Skema Business School in Lille France have been awarded our Fundamentals award for their team project submission as top for 2016 among all GPM PRiSM Courses.

Partner Award 

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The UCI GSCM (Global School of Project Management), has been a GPM Partner University since 2013. They awarded for demonstrating excellence of training delivery,advancing sustainable development in Latin America, and setting the example as a UN PRME Signatory.

Special Commendations

This year, we have received a diverse range of projects for the awards program which have highlighted the flexibility of PRiSM as a management methodology. The submissions have also highlighted the link between PRiSM and the emerging trends associated with climate change and the increasing importance of sustainability globally.

In response to the submissions received the GPM Awards board has decided to award additional recognition for a submission, that demonstrated adherance to our P5 Standard and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

GPM therefore acknowledges and congratulates the following commendations within the awards program:

"Taking Positive Action" - Establishment of gender equality in national governance. - Lavukal Trust Board, Solomon Islands 

 

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For more on the GPM awards, click here

 

Media Release

GPM Latin America expands its Partnership Program into Nicaragua.

November 17th, 2016 Detroit/USA, Buenos Aires/Argentina, Managua/Nicaragua  | Thaliew Inc., firm dedicated to providing services in the field of Information Technology, Project Management and Change Management, joins GPM Global as an strategic Partner in Nicaragua., to contribute in the achievement of the Sustainable Development aligned to the 2030 UN Agenda.

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Ernesto Olivares, President of Thaliew Inc stated: “For a change in the climate in our beloved mother earth requires our collaboration in an intelligent way and only with the knowledge, techniques and skills it is possible that we develop green projects for the benefit of the community. The development of new products and / or services sh

 Thaliew, Inc provides training and advice on green projects with the support and international accreditation of the Green Project Management organization. From this alliance, you have the opportunity to have very close professional services to businesses and / or professionals under the focus of excellence center with advice, training, important knowledge accompanied by an accreditation with international recognition.ould be born with a sustainability approach in harmony with the environment. But, how to develope a green project? The answer lies in the consulting firm Thaliew Inc., which has managed to make a major alliance with the international company Green Project Management with the sole purpose of contributing to the development of a comprehensive culture of competitive sustainability aligned with the United Nations objectives to transform to the world.

Nicaragua and the whole world needs a grain of sand with the support of Green Managers for the development of a climate that provides us with a better quality of life for both us and our successors.

 Thaliew, inc is very pleased to have the representation of a major firm like Green Project Management and gives a strong thanks for the confidence to develop a better culture of management aligned to the protection of the environment and people. In this way Thaliew, Inc is committed to promoting and providing sustainable project management”.

Claudia Palacios, Vice Director of GPM Nicaragua, stated: “I am very glad that we are starting to recognize the relevance of integrating sustainability in the development of our projects in Nicaragua. Using the PRISM methodology to manage projects, is a secure step towards ensuring a real application of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in any industry.  Therefore, it is imperative that all company recognize the importance of this topic and what specific actions they can take to reflect their true compromise with the society and the environment”.

 

Mónica González, Vice President & Exec. Director GPM Latam, stated: “Along with Thaliew Inc, the integration of Sustainability in Projects and Project Management in Nicaragua, will mark an inflection point, and companies will be able to create not only economic value, but also social and environmental value”.

 

About GPM

Formed in 2009, GPM® is a global professional development organization dedicated to the advancement of the practical application of sustainability in change initiatives to decouple social and environmental degradation from economic prosperity.

Their professional accreditations, PSM3™ assessments, training and three time award winning project delivery method PRiSM™ are offered in more than 145 countries around the world through accredited training partners and Universities. To learn more about GPM® visit www.greenprojectmanagement.org

For Immediate Release

GPM Latin America appoints Luis Oviedo Tejada as Deputy Director for GPM in Peru.

November 29th, 2016 Detroit/USA, Buenos Aires/Argentina, Lima/Peru | Luis Oviedo Tejada has been appointed as Deputy Director for GPM in Peru.

EngLuis.pngineer Geologist, PMP, GPM-b with extensive professional experience. He is General Manager at GEOSYS SRL, General Manager at REMASA & GEOSYS Consortium and General Manager at GEOSYS & Arias Consortium.

He has a Magister in University Teaching and Research and a Diploma of Second Specialty in Management and Didactics of Distance Education Programs. Among other positions, he has been a professor at the UPC (University of Applied Sciences) - EPE (Division of Professional Studies for Executives - Blended Learning Mode), Project Management and Engineering.

Professor at other Universities: De Lima, Ricardo Palma and UNI.

Luis Oviedo Tejada, stated: “La responsabilidad social, la sostenibilidad y el cuidado del ambiente es una necesidad que requieren nuestros países para su armonioso crecimiento. Por ello, Green Project Management (GPM) mundialmente ha asumido el rol muy importante de aunarse a dichos esfuerzos y GEOSYS está comprometido con el mismo fin.  Las responsabilidades que hoy nos otorga como GPM Oficina Local en Perú  y a mi persona como Deputy Director nos compromete más aún.  Nuestro agradecimiento y la seguridad que cumpliremos ampliamente con las nuevas asignaciones otorgadas”

In English: “Social responsibility, sustainability and care of the environment is a necessity that our countries require for their harmonious growth. Therefore, Green Project Management (GPM) worldwide has assumed the very important role of joining these efforts and GEOSYS is committed to the same end. The responsibilities that today give us as GPM Local Office and my person as Deputy Director in Peru commit us even more. Our gratitude and assurance that we will comply with the new allocations”

Mónica González, Vice President & Exec. Director GPM Latam, stated: “This nomination has a special meaning for this country that has just concluded the 2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Lima on Sunday by adopting a Declaration on advancing quality growth and human development, that includes as complementary priorities: real and functional connectivity in the region, food security, climate change and access to water. (APEC PERU 2016).

 

About GPM

Formed in 2009, GPM® is a global professional development organization dedicated to the advancement of the practical application of sustainability in change initiatives to decouple social and environmental degradation from economic prosperity.

Their professional accreditations, PSM3™ assessments, training and three time award winning project delivery method PRiSM™ are offered in more than 145 countries around the world 

For Immediate Release

GPM Latin America appoints new Executive Director for Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

November 15th, 2016 Detroit/USA, Lisboa/Portugal | Miguel Carvalho e Melo has been appointed as the new Executive Director for EMEA. 

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The role of Executive director establishes local presence and provides accessibiltiy and support for the GPM partner community so that together the needs of business is met while advancing sustainable development from a regional context. Miguel Carvalho e Melo, a partner at Bright Partners and is establishing the role as part of a collaborative agreement between GPM and Bright Partners.

Miguel states "Accepting this role gives me the opportunity to be part of what I believe it will be the major evolution on the Project Management field. It already started and it will introduce important changes on the way organizations are managing their projects, on their concepts of project success and, most of all, on the impact those projects will have. EMEA has an incredible amount of different cultures and, although some are amongst the most sustainability oriented ones, others hardly understand the concept. There’s a long road ahead and I’m thrilled by walking it."

GPM President Joel Carboni stated "I have had the opportunity to work with Miguel for several years and of the many traits he possesses, his ability to connect with and inspire people is what stands out the most and fits our needs perfectly. As Sustainable Development becomes an increasing focus are in the regions that he will be responsible for, we are confident that his leadership will create a positive impact."

 

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About GPM

Formed in 2009, GPM® is a global professional development organization dedicated to the advancement of the practical application of sustainability in change initiatives to decouple social and environmental degradation from economic prosperity.

Their professional accreditations, PSM3™ assessments, training and three time award winning project delivery method PRiSM™ are offered in more than 145 countries around the world through accredited training partners and Universities. To learn more about GPM® visit www.greenprojectmanagement.org

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