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What is Your Sustainability IQ?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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As Albert Einstein said, "It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it."    From a sustainability perspective, that can take many forms.  As in, caring for the Earth's resources from a physical and material perspective, but also in how our individual thoughts and behavior shapes that caring.  A question to ponder: How are we as individuals contributing back to the world through our attitudes, thoughts, and behaviors?

How Critical is Mid Management's Role in Stakeholders Engagement?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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How do you engage your employees?  Does it matter?  Two new reports provide some interesting insight. 

Are You a Persuasive Change Agent?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Language is power... Language can be used as a means of changing reality. ~ Adrienne Rich  

Business Sustainability: Following the Green Brick Road

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Given two footpaths leading home (one riddled with lions, tigers and bears or another with butterflies, bunnies, and deer), which path would you choose?  We contend most people would choose the obviously less dangerous route. 

Trim Waste this Holiday Season

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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According to the EPA, household waste jumps an astounding 25 percent between Thanksgiving and the New Year.  For those living a sustainable lifestyle, the trick to a successful holiday season is knowing how to enjoy the holidays while also minimizing waste.

Green Inspiration: Create Green Thanksgiving Traditions

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” –John F. Kennedy

Green Home Office Basics

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.

Motivating Factors in Sustainable Distribution

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Driven by a wide variety of business sustainability goals and objectives, leading companies around the world are searching for value in the supply chain.  Primarily focusing on upstream opportunities, the often less addressed and sometimes forgotten side of the supply chain conversation is the sustainable improvement of outbound distribution.

Checklist for Sustainable Leadership: Do You Have What it Takes?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Consider the following findings from the Hay Group: Research conducted worldwide shows that leadership contributes to 70% of corporate atmosphere, while corporate atmosphere contributes to 30% of corporate performance.

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.

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