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Do you fall prey to routine habits out of convenience or do you take extra steps to embrace sustainability concepts in your daily life?   It seems in recent years being busy has become the rule rather than the exception.  With busy comes conveniences and sometimes conveniences means having to compromise on values.  Fortunately, that's no longer the case.  With growing eco awareness sprouting more andmore environmentally friendly options, those living a busy and sustainable lifestyle can take their green on the go.

Sustainable Innovation - Don’t Let Your Organization Get in It’s Own Way

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“Some staff members may be prejudiced against any idea from outsiders. And the new project may disrupt the organization’s current processes.  Anticipate internal barriers to open innovation.”
 

Setting Business Sustainability Goals – Are You Going for 10X?

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Wired Magazine recently released an article, Google’s Larry Page on Why Moon Shots Matter, wherein the author discusses the expectations of one of the most innovative companies operating in one of the fastest paced and competitive industries today.  While most business leaders expect a percent improvement year-to-year, the CEO of Google wants to see a 10X (10 times) improvement on the prior year.

Easy Breezy 42 Eco Actions for Friday and Weekend Fun!

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Do you want to go green but just don't know where to start?  Well, great news!  You don't have to be a fantastic to live green and you can get started today.  Going green isn't an all or nothing approach - just a simple transition into making better choices that help our planet as well as our pocket books!  In fact, if you think about your life now, there are probably many eco actions that you are already taking.

The Journey of Sustainable Communications

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“Social networks aren’t about Web sites. They’re about experiences.” – Mike DiLorenzo, NHL social media marketing director
 

Social Media Engagement – Are You Driving the Conversation?

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"There's only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that's not being talked about."  Oscar Wilde, 1890

7 Ways to Unite Corporate Communications, Employee Engagement, and Sustainability

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How do employees really feel about corporate messages?  A recent CEB study shares the following:
 
Only ONE THIRD of the respondents reported that the information that they receive and/or find about their company across all sources is consistent or very consistent.
 

Business Sustainability Planning – Let Water Be Your Guide

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When most people think of water issues, the first thing that comes to mind is falling reservoirs and water rationing at the tap.  While this is a very significant impact, our business sustainability consulting is reminded that water stretches much further and deep in to the heart of business.  The reality is that water is linked to every facet of life on our planet and directly interacts with a myriad of business sustainability concepts.

Why Comfort Has No Place in Sustainability

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“It is quiet…maybe too quiet!!!”  Will these be the last words spoken just before instability takes over your company?
 
Our sustainability consulting subscribes to the idea that business can no longer go along with the status quo.  To survive and ultimately thrive, we at Taiga Company believe as most business sustainability authorities do; companies must adapt to on-going change.  
 

Rethinking Business Requires Sustainable Leadership

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In addition to executive management playing a critical role in the success of a company, business sustainability requires leadership across the entire organization.  While management may ultimately carry the responsibility of sustainable business results, employees have a part to play in the definition and implementation of the company’s business sustainability programs.  Whether led by a sustainability executive or traditional management, a sustainable organization has many teams and key roles for individuals seeking to become leaders - especially so regarding new idea implementation.

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