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How to Capture the Business Sustainability Spotlight

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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First Quarter: the time of the year when business executives roll-out the company’s plans for the year and employees finalize their individual goals.   This is the pivotal moment when direction and overall mindset will be most significantly influenced for the entire year.  As I a sustainability consultant, I wonder how many executives take the sustainability spotlight?

Is Your Business One of the Top Small Company Workplaces?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Now is your chance to find out! Our friends at Winning Workplaces are collaborating with Inc. to recognize "Top Small Company Workplaces" that have built corporate cultures that foster a productive work environment and satisfied employees. First steps include determining if your company qualifies for the award by visiting the site and make a note, Top Small Company Workplaces Award application deadline is January 14, 2011. 

Lessons from Business Sustainability’s Unsung

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Business sustainability headlines often focus on large corporations making big impacts.  While large in overall impact, these efforts typically represent only incremental change in a larger business operation.

What Does ISO 26000 Mean to Small Businesses?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The recently released ISO 26000  international standard on social responsibility (SR), provides guidance on implementing social responsibility for both private and public companies.  Targeting the areas that will deliver the greatest business sustainability value, critics question the organizational breath of coverage, specifically its application to small businesses. 

5 Simple Strategies to Build Eco Awareness Programs in your Small Business in 2011

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The past year has seen a significant shift in eco awareness and the debate on climate change.  In the world of business and finance, climate change has developed from a sidebar topic to a mainstream conversation.  Accompanying climate change discussions are questions as to how to increase eco awareness in business.  Fortunately, people are waking up to the idea that business sustainability is creating a bright spot of opportunity for businesses.

Is Sustainability a Fit for Your Small Business?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Today small businesses and entrepreneurship represent over half of all United States employment.  This number continues to grow domestically and around the globe as more individuals seek self-employment in these economic times.  With more individuals looking to become self-starters, small businesses sustainability leaders are positioning themselves to play a much more significant role in our economic future.  

Running with the Big Dogs: CSR in Small Business - A blog by Ashley Jablow

My name is Ashley Jablow, and my goal for The Changebase is to build a platform where each of us can participate in a discussion of what positive change looks like in our communities and around the world.
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Big Savings Come in Small Packages

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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How many eco actions need to be taken for them to count?   According to the post, Does Size Matter for Ideas?, "the basic logic we use is the bigger the idea, the bigger the value, but often that's not true. There's a myth at work here: the assumption that big results only come from radical changes." 

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