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Top Sustainable Business Cultures Encourage Transformative Thinking

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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A key to corporate financial success is having the right people in the right positions, from the very top to the very bottom.  In addition, it has become increasingly important to have expanded eco awareness and a skill set to respond to the evolving face of sustainable business.   

How to Navigate the Business Sustainability Dashboard

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Business leaders are always looking for new and innovative ways to improve their businesses.  One of the most dramatic ways to reshape your entire company, from top to bottom, is to examine the processes that run through it.   However, change without direction can often be scary proposition. 

Sustainability Action: Looking from the Outside In

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Emerging from this economic downturn, the business world is truly rediscovering itself.  Business leaders are taking swift and responsive action to get their companies back on track, which in many cases is drastically changing the face of their organizations.  With this global economic makeover reshaping the future, we ask: are your business sustainability actions a reflection of your organization's vision? 

Life is Critical to a 2011 Business Sustainability Plan

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Life - a characteristic that distinguishes things that have self-sustaining process from those that do not.  

Business Sustainability: A Fix or a Change?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Is your company seeking to move up the business sustainability scale?  Are you searching for that singular ‘silver bullet’ or ‘quick fix’ that will solve a specific problem? Or is the organization and its management committed to a more continuous learning mindset change?  

Sustainability: Dare to Think of the Unthinkable

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"We must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome and not to fear the voices of dissent. We must dare to think about 'unthinkable things' because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless." - J. William Fulbright  

How to Make Sustainable Change Manageable

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Blog

Surveys indicate most Americans recognize the environmental crisis and they're concerned about global warming. But to actually do something about it?  It's a similar experience in the business world.  Within our business sustainability consulting practice, executives are becoming aware of the business case for sustainability but are finding the traditional methods of addressing alternative mindsets and systems.

How CEO’s Can Leave a Legacy of CSR, Innovation: The Executive Guide to Creating a CSR Culture

Executive How-To Guide from the Network for Business Sustainability
Summary: 
Summarizing 13,000 academic and industry sources, this report is the authoritative planning guide for senior CSR and HR leaders. Designed to help senior leaders ensure their company's focus on sustainability lasts even after they leave, the report, Embedding Sustainability in Organizational Culture, was commissioned by business leaders and written by a management researcher.
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Summarizing 13,000 academic and industry sources, this report is the authoritative planning guide for senior CSR and HR leaders. Designed to help senior leaders ensure their company's focus on sustainability lasts even after they leave, the report, Embedding Sustainability in Organizational Culture, was commissioned by business leaders and written by a management researcher.

Innovation Depends on Who Is At the Table

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Blog

How diverse is your organization?  Actually, how welcomed is diverse expression in your organization?   The ability of your organization to innovate may depend on the answer.

Conversation and Community: Building Deeper Social Ties, a Free Workshop Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric

Summary: 
Tuesday, November 16th, 7-9pm
 
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Admission is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric

Contact cecile@cecileandrews.com for more information.
Press Release
Tuesday, November 16th, 7-9pm
 
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Admission is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric

Contact cecile@cecileandrews.com for more information.

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