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When Sustainability Leadership Really Matters

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Not all companies, in fact very few, have a uniform business sustainability understanding across the entire organization.  This lack of cohesion is often an opportunity for leadership to really shine.  By facilitating sustainability discussion, leaders open the door to inclusion, reduced resistance, alignment, and a smoother transition of sustainable business change. 

Selling Business Sustainability to Executive Management

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Generally, the surest way toward environmental and business sustainability is to engage an entire workforce from the top down.  While executive support is a critical key component of most success stories, it is not the only direction from which leadership can come.  

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Leadership, Learning and the Millennial Generation

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The final installment in a series of interviews with Greg Van Kirk, an Ashoka Lemolson Fellow and Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Columbia University.  He discusses the impact  that international social and business engagment can have on emerging leaders in the millennial generation and how his program can be replicated across the globe.

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The final installment in a series of interviews with Greg Van Kirk, an Ashoka Lemolson Fellow and Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Columbia University.  He discusses the impact  that international social and business engagment can have on emerging leaders in the millennial generation and how his program can be replicated across the globe.

Learning for Good - A New Model for Personal, Business and International Development

A New Model for Peronal, Business and International Development
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An informative article that illustrates a unique model for combining long-term leadership development with social responsibility and community development; using a residency in Guatemala as a lever for transformative change.

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An informative article that illustrates a unique model for combining long-term leadership development with social responsibility and community development; using a residency in Guatemala as a lever for transformative change.

From the Barrio to the Boardroom - Tomatoes, CSR, and Global Awareness

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The importance of cultural global awareness in business today…

Because of the level of connectivity that we live with today, even the smallest decision that we make can ripple outward and have an unseen impact on people and the environment elsewhere in the world.  Chaos theory calls this the butterfly effect or the observation that small actions (or changes in initial conditions) can influence a chain of events leading to large scale changes in outcomes.

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