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Pictures Tell a Thousand Words of Eco Inspiration

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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It seems that most people think of bikes as recreation but in our sustainability consulting practice, we encourage employers and workers to consider cycling as alternative transportation as well as part of a sustainable business strategy.  Cycling can be a grand adventure regardless of its purpose.

WEBINAR: Cause Alliances in a Franchise Environment: Creating Alignment

May 17th Webinar Offers Success Strategies for Corporate, Nonprofit Franchise Organizations
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(3BL Media) May 8, 2012 - May 17, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm ET

FREE for CMF Members or $99

Register for This Webinar Today

Alignment between the national office and local locations is a challenge for cause players in both corporate and nonprofit settings.  This webinar will address the challenges and provide best-in-class tips for achieving unity! 

Outstanding Corporate Volunteer Programs To Be Announced at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit

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(3BL Media) San Francisco - May 7, 2012 - A dozen of the nation's outstanding employee volunteer programs will be recognized at a ceremony announcing the 2012 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards on May 17 at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in San Francisco.

Shoes That Bloom

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“The future of fashion lies in a reconciliation between nature and industry. OAT Shoes strives to lead the way to that future.”

-Team OAT

Connecting Consumers to the Environment

Cone Communications' Jonathan Yohannan discusses insights from the 2012 Cone Green Gap Trend Tracker
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Cone Communications’ 2012 Green Gap Trend Tracker found that 69 percent of Americans routinely consider the environment when making purchasing decisions; however, distrust and confusion still persist. In this video, Cone’s EVP of corporate responsibility, Jonathan Yohannan, summarizes the research and gives tips on how to make environmental messaging relevant to consumers.

To download the full report, please click here.

What Happens When the Sustainability’s Low Hanging Fruit is Gone?

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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It is not all than uncommon for companies to hit the ‘snooze button’ the last few weeks of the year.  This often results in a need to get things going quickly in the first quarter.  Scrambling to play catch-up in the first few months, many organizations may find that this year the ‘quick hits’ may not be as plentiful as they have been in the past.  Our sustainability consulting examines this phenomenon through the eyes of a business sustainability leader.

8 Ways to Get Eco Inspiration via Social Media

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Oftentimes we associate our business sustainability consulting practice to that of a garden.  We plant the seeds of sustainability concepts as we counsel business leaders and employees on the how's and why's of business sustainability.

What Everybody Ought to Know About the Building Blocks of Sustainable Employee Engagement

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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A common held belief is that employees with a vested interest in the success of the company become much more aligned with the goals of the organization. Therefore, how could linking business sustainability concepts to employee success support both interests?  Our sustainability consulting investigates.

Sustainable Talent Remains a Top Business Priority- Here's Why

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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To meet the growing demands of business sustainability and maintain a competitive advantage over the competition, leading companies are taking a much harder look at their talent pool and the skill sets that will be required for future success.  Because having the ‘right’ people in place will be essential to corporate stability, our professional consulting deems ‘sustainable’ talent management top business priority.  But what are others saying?

Forbes India Magazine: The Real Benefits of Capitalism

By creating shared value, companies can deliver profits while also serving society
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The Indian private sector has the power to contribute to inclusive growth. However, the current methods of charity and corporate responsibilty won't get companies far. What will? Creating shared value. 

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