So you have your next big project - to plan, to design, and/or to manage. What are your first thoughts in relation to?
Scope? Constraints? Risks? Stakeholders?Methodology? Technology?
Would you agree if I suggested that sustainability could tie into any and all of those areas, no matter what industry you are in? Both as a driver (aka, requirement) and as an opportunity (cost savings, schedule optimization, environmental performance improvement)?
This article provides incentives to encourage more forethought in the early-stage, front-end planning of large scale projects.
It's up to you for how your project will perform - success, or failure?