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Buy Local Has New Meaning in Big Business

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Over the past few decades, procurement organizations have vigorously evaluated the strategic value opportunities in their supply base.  Some found leverage in consolidating and even outsourcing what they considered transactional functions.  In general, ‘taking the supply chain global’ to tap new and emerging markets has been the overarching direction.  However, shifting dynamics may now make ‘buying local’ a sustainable supply chain management strategy worth expl

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?

Building Blocks of Living Green

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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What does it mean to live green?  We are familiar with the buzz words: green and sustainability, but what do they mean in the context of a sustainable lifestyle?  

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