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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

Sustainability Opportunity and Risk: Walking the Thin Line

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Growing consumer eco awareness has placed consumer preferences as a major and defining aspect of business sustainability.  Companies quick to respond to market changes may believe they are positioned to capitalize; when in fact, they may actually be exposing themselves to an insurmountable business sustainability risk.

A rise in fake green PR? - By Nathan Schock

A blog about communicating sustainability from someone who has spent a fair amount of time doing it.
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place. 

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place. 

Do You Choose Your Customer or Do They Choose You?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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What does it mean to be a sustainable business?  Does it mean a company produces a ‘green’ product or service from a sustainable supply chain?   Does it mean the company must also maintain sustainable internal business process?  What about the product once it leaves the front door?  Many companies today are looking up the value chain and asking: Are we defining, attracting, and selling to the right customers? 

Is Business Sustainability the Elephant in the Room?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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There are many factors that will ultimately shape the future face of business.  For some, these pressure points will show up as risks while for others as opportunities.  With many businesses discussing strategies and actions on a road to recovery, business sustainability may be the massive unseen elephant in the room.

Business Sustainability: Do You Get It?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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One approach to innovation is to wait for it to come to you.  Another approach is to seek it out.  Such is the case with sustainability.  Some get it.  Some don't.  What is it that the early adopters of business sustainability get that others are missing? 

VPR Commentary: Psychology of Climate Change Denial

Andrea writes exclusively for her blog, LearnedonWomen, and appears regularly on Vermont Public Radio.
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.   

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.   

3BL Blogs: Why the "S" in "CSR"?

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

3BL Blogs: Consumers Note the Importance of Green, Economy a Barrier

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Our bloggers are active partners with whom we work on a close basis. 3BL Media carries links to blog roll members’ sites; 3BL Media blog roll writers use theCSRfeed as a news and information resource; and we post 3BL Media blogs written by our own 3BL team that comments on important issues.
 
3BL bloggers can be read daily at 3BLMedia.com, on individual blog roll members’ Web sites, and on other sites across the web.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Our bloggers are active partners with whom we work on a close basis. 3BL Media carries links to blog roll members’ sites; 3BL Media blog roll writers use theCSRfeed as a news and information resource; and we post 3BL Media blogs written by our own 3BL team that comments on important issues.
 
3BL bloggers can be read daily at 3BLMedia.com, on individual blog roll members’ Web sites, and on other sites across the web.

Consumers Optimistic About the Environment Despite Economic Concerns

2009 ImagePower® Green Brands Survey Indicates Green Can be a Competitive Advantage in Challenging Economy
Press Release

NEW YORK (July 28, 2009) – A newly released study reveals an increase in US consumer optimism about the state of the environment, as well as an appetite for green products and information. The research shows that 42 percent of Americans believe the environment is headed in the right direction, a 14 percent rise since 2008.

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