Sustainable Business

Innovation Depends on Who Is At the Table

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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How diverse is your organization?  Actually, how welcomed is diverse expression in your organization?   The ability of your organization to innovate may depend on the answer.

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  

CSRminute: BSR Releases GlobeScan Research on Sustainable Business; The Extraordinaries Launches Sparked.com for Online Volunteerism

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Green Business Comes from Green Behavior

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) November 1, 2010 - There are different approaches to the environmental issues we face today.  We see some organizations that are addressing buildings, homes, and their owners.  But what about the rest of the business and homes that would like to become green certified?  Do they have to build, renovate, or add expense changes to improve their carbon footprint?  The answer is No; we can start by understanding that going Green is about individual behavior of every one on this planet.

Business Sustainability: Airbag for Business Risk

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The report, The Impact of Regulatory Costs on Small Firms, assessed the overall cost of federal regulation on small businesses in five major sectors of the U.S.

Two Wheeled Friends - Are you One of them?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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When people ride bikes, good things happen.  Why?  Because bike commuting is a win-win for both businesses and individuals looking to reduce costs, embrace eco awareness, and adhere to business and personal sustainability programs.  

How does ISO Apply to Green Certification?

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While popular in Europe, the International Standards Organization (ISO) is lesser known in the United States.  One of the common questions encountered is how does ISO work and isn’t the ISO 14000 a Green certification.  ISO certainly is an impressive organization, and it may be best understood as having an emphasis one quality control and risk management.    An ISO review is designed to examine and test every part of the company’s process to assure that the company’s program is “transparent” and “reliable.”

What is Your Role in a Sustainable Business?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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When we think of ‘green’ jobs, we often picture a new opportunity, which may require a new set of skills, or a new place of employment with a job title and description that "sounds" green.   This may lead us to believe that ‘green’ jobs are elsewhere - and definitely not our current job.  Frequently, in our sustainability consulting, we are asked, "How do I find a green job?" 

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