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How Expansive is Your Green Universe?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do." ~ Galileo 

Get Clear on Your Business Sustainability Intentions for 2011

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The factors that jump out when differentiating one company from another are most often the products and services provided.   Drilling down, one might further find the distinguishing characteristics to be the competencies  that went into the production.  However, we believe the intentions and ‘mindset’ of the organization most definitively defines and differentiates between sustainable businesses. 

How Does Your Business Mitigate Sustainability Risk?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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According to the post, Sustainability Practices Are Really Risk Management, "Sustainability today is not about greenwashing for most corporations; instead, it’s about managing risk, according to Peter Graf, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for SAP.

Business Sustainability: A Story of Supply and Demand

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Over the past few years, companies across all industries took extreme measures to manage the financial pressures and risks of uncertain economic times.  However, as we now emerge from this down trend, the business sustainability decisions necessary to survive may actually be presenting new supply chain challenges. 

Three Executive Mindsets that Propel Sustainable Innovation

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Over the last decade, the world has witnesses a dramatic increase in eco awareness, with a significant shift in the knowledge of the everyday shopper.  Evidence of this shift can be seen in the ever increasing number of alternative products and services available to consumers today.  While ‘green’ products are flooding the market, the stable brands that will ultimately survive are harnessing consumer expectations and utilizing internal innovation as a major business sustai

Green Your Gift Giving with Purpose and Inspiration

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Charles Dudley Warner said it best.  "The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value."  But what about a gift that equals in appropriateness and boundless value?  

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." 

Break the Silence in Your Organization

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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When you walk the halls of your office do you hear the chatter of enthusiasm and excitement, or do you hear the sound of silence?

Water Creeping to the Top of the Sustainability List

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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“Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink”. 

Sustainability: Don’t Look Back

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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With an ever expanding number of perspectives and view points of the world, it might seem crazy to think a common definition or framework of ‘sustainability’ could ever be defined.  Now add on personal beliefs and business operating philosophies and the conversation continues to expand.   With such disparity, how could anyone ever be expected to decide what they want? 

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