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Danish Sustainable Award 2023


Apply for the Danish Sustainable Award 2023

Welcome. This is where you will be able to apply for the Danish Sustainable Award 2023.

More and more projects and product developments using e.g. Scrum or SAFe®, are done in a sustainable and agile manner contributing to the state of the Planet, People, Peace, Partnerships and Prosperity. A lot more can be done in this area and there are vast differences from best to average and therefore a great potential in learning from the best.

In order to accelerate the positive contributions from projects and product development Plan A from Copenhagen, Denmark and partners launch the Danish Sustainable Award 2023 during the annual meeting of the World Economic in Davos.

In Davos, a unique gathering of international business, political leaders, start-ups, investors and academia will come together to address key topics like Sustainability, Climate, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) and the transition from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0.

From 1st January to 30th of September 2023 you can apply for the award on this page and the winner will be announced at a Danish side event in October 2023 in Copenhagen.

We are urging our partners to accelerate the shift towards sustainable product development and projects.

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Projects and product development play a substantial role

Increased sea levels. Sparse energy resources. Nature in global decline… Our planet and population face daunting problems. However, through projects and products we can make a big contribution to the necessary and sustainable transformation.

How? According to IPMA, more than 30% of the western economy is related to projects. In other words, product development and projects can influence the use of enormous sums that can benefit the climate, the population, and the future.

What is successful?

Our starting point is redefining what qualifies as a successful project. It is no longer ‘just’ about planning, executing, and delivering. It is also about the consequences and impact that stem from the project/product processes and the end product. We must take responsibility for more than simply the individual projects/products and start thinking about the value that we bring to the planet, people, partnerships, and peace. Must Sustainable Agile Projects / product developments bring value to all of these areas? That is up to you.

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Adaptability is key

The ability to adjust product development and projects in the face of changes is vital. More and more parameters arise that can change the wanted effect. Before, we only had to consider the financially based business case, but now we also must factor in changes related to our planet, people, partnerships, and peace. That is why the adaptability is vital.

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Sustainable Award 2023

Possible score: 1-5, score weight: 10%
Possible score: 1-5, score weight: 10%
Possible score: 1-5, score weight: 10%
Possible score: 1-5, score weight: 15%
Possible score: 1-5, score weight: 40%
Possible score: 1-5, score weight: 15%