PMI is looking at green PM from a slightly different angle. Basically, it is called "sustainable project management" and it permeates everything that we do. You should be thinking about sustainability during initiating, planning , executing, monitoring & controlling, as well as closing. And you should also think about it in all the Knowledge areas (scope, schedule, cost, quality, etc.).
So it is not considered a separate discipline, but - like good ethics - sustainability must be thought about all the time.
This means that it will most likely be discussed in the upcoming PMBOK v6, but don't expect a new Knowledge Area on the topics. But instead expect to find it throughout.
Until Next Time,
Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM
President, OSP International LLC
This interview with Simona Fallavollita (LinkedIn Profile) was recorded at the magnificient Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Conference 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. We discuss the how, what, why and when of the changes that are coming to the PMP exam.