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8 Green Business Initiatives for 2011

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The rejuvenating business environment is beginning to motivate executives to answer the business sustainability call to action and revisit some of the basic survival tactics of the past few years. We find organizations are redefining themselves to respond to the positive changes occurring in business.  For many, now is the perfect time to revisit that stagnate business model and make changes for a new business environment. 

Skids, Trays, and Packaging for Green Businesses

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As our landfills burst at the seams, there is no doubt that we have a unfortunate penchant for throwing things away.   Like throwing trash out of the window of the car, the trash becomes someone else’s problem.   Neither of this bad habits can be put in a positive light, even if we can get away with it.

Many companies receive supplies, products, and equipment wrapped, secured, and delivered on pallets, skids, trays, and boxes.

Are You an Eco Team Player?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Yin and Yang of Trash

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In a conversation with a design executive at PopTech, I realized the inner truth that lies within our dumpsters. Yes, I mean the big bins tucked out of sight behind your office building or loading dock. None of us like delving into our dark sides, existentially or physically . But, like the Yin and Yang of trash, you must push through the dark to get to the burst of innovation and "light" we all are seeking.

What is the Best Top Growth Strategy for 2011?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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How does a business outperform the stock market in good times and insulate itself from fallout during the bad times?  A study from the University Of Southern California Marshall School Of Business says innovation is the key.   In addition, according to the post,

Sustainability Sparking Business Innovation for 2011

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Research shows that innovation will be essential for small businesses over the next decade as they try to thrive and survive by seizing new opportunities, improving their competitive position and providing more value to their customers.  Furthermore, according to Ernst & Young’s 2010 Business Risk Report, corporate social

Oversight Critical to SRM

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Failure to foresee the financial risk and resulting challenges of the economic slowdown are believed by many to have been a contributing factor to many of the challenges businesses faced.  Executives and their companies were playing catch-up when they could have been focused on implementing a set of predefined mitigation strategies.

Sustainability – Ensuring the Health of Your Organization

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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When you think of sustainability in the workplace, do your thoughts immediately go to the ‘green’: recycling, energy efficiency, paperless office?  Or do you think of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?  An often forgotten aspect of a sustainable business is a healthy organization.  Business sustainability and organizational health go hand-in-hand.  

Partnering to Build Your Brand

Cone EVP Craig Bida discusses a missed brand-building opportunity he recently experienced.
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Cone EVP Craig Bida discusses a missed brand-building opportunity he recently experienced.

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Cone EVP Craig Bida discusses a missed brand-building opportunity he recently experienced.

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