Business Sustainability: Bigger Not Always Better

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Sep 28, 2010 9:24 AM ET

As any small business owner will tell you, the challenges they face can be very different than larger companies.   Small businesses are often resource constrained and in some cases financially limited.  However when it comes to realizing immediate benefits from business sustainability implementation, small business may actually have an advantage over these large corporations.  

Many small businesses are now subscribing to the idea that they can save money, increase sales, and improve brand and company value by implementing social and environmental business sustainability practices.  As a sustainability consultant working directly with small business leaders, I have personally observed the ability of smaller organizations to quickly respond to changing market conditions to capitalize on opportunities and lower their risk.
In a recent conversation with a prospective client whose objective was to dramatically  change the way their company had been conducting business over the past few years, we discussed the distinct advantages present within a small business setting: click here to continue reading.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".


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