Project Management Institute Celebrates Over 100,000 Hours of Community Service in Hours for Impact™ 2021

The hours donated by more than 60,000 people have positively impacted approximately 900,000 people in need worldwide to support people, the planet and the purpose of PMI

PHILADELPHIA, December 16, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Project Management Institute (PMI) today announced that it has surpassed its goal of achieving 100,000 pledged hours of community service worldwide as part of its 2021 program Hours for Impact™ initiative. As a purpose-driven organization, PMI is dedicated to making a difference in the world, championing people, planet and purpose.

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The Hours for Impact initiative shines a light on PMI’s mission by inspiring a community of members, volunteers and employees to use the power of project management to drive change and help create a better world for all. To date, PMI has received over 115,000 pledged hours from over 60,000 members, volunteers and staff. The promised hours have had a positive impact on approximately 900,000 people in need around the world.

“At PMI, we believe that protecting our planet and improving the lives of people around the world are essential to creating peace and prosperity,” said Joseph Cahill, chief client officer at PMI. “Our community of project professionals, agists, and team members are uniquely positioned to shake things up as changes are made through projects. Our community committing to more 100,000 hours of service is not only a milestone, but it shows their passion and generosity, and it’s inspiring to know they are making such an impact in their communities.”

Hours for Impact encourages community members to commit hours to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and their mission to uphold universal principles such as human rights. people, work, the environment, education and the fight against corruption. The 17 SDGs – identified by the UNGC in 2015 – constitute a powerful aspiration to improve our world.

PMI champions changemakers in the project management profession – comprised of project managers and all people who use and benefit from project management skills – striving to create a better outcome for businesses, communities and the society.

PMI continues to call on changemakers around the world to pledge service hours through 2021. To collectively help drive change and make the SDGs a reality, individuals can pledge service hours to PMI.org/hours-for-impact and/or share a service experience story on social media with the hashtag #PMImpact.

About the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s leading professional association for a growing global community of millions of project professionals and changemakers worldwide.

As the world’s leading authority on project management, PMI empowers people to bring their ideas to life. Through global advocacy, networking, collaboration, research and education, PMI prepares organizations and individuals at every stage of their professional journey to work smarter so they can succeed in a changing world. .

Building on a proud heritage dating back to 1969, PMI is a “specialist” organization working in nearly every country in the world to advance careers, strengthen organizational success and empower changemakers with new skills and ways of working. to maximize their impact. PMI offerings include globally recognized standards, certifications, online courses, thought leadership, tools, digital publications and communities.

Visit us at www.PMI.org , https://www.linkedin.com/company/projectmanagementinstitute , https://www.facebook.com/PMInstitute and on Twitter @PMInstitute .

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