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Business Sustainability: A Trick or a Treat for Executives?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The past year has seen a significant shift in eco awareness and the debate on climate change.  In the world of business and finance, climate change has developed from a sidebar topic to a mainstream conversation.  Accompanying climate change discussions are questions as to how to increase eco awareness in business and simultaneously see results in the bottom line.    For many executives considering sustainable business strategies, there is a little bit of a Halloween mindset!

Applying a Framework to Business Sustainability Risk

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In Expanding Perspectives of Business Sustainability Risk and other previously released posts, our sustainability consulting has focused its attention on defining key risks, identifying reference points, and evaluating the potential impacts to long-term business sustainability.

Corrective Sustainability Action: Getting Your Head Out of the Sand

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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By many expert opinions, it can officially be said that the business world has moved beyond the ‘consumer microscope’  and is now ‘under fire’ from an ever expanding level of eco awareness among a more informed general public.  The speed and availability of today’s information shines a bright light on the missteps of business to a much larger watchful eye.  The days of “hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil” are over.

Lions, Tigers, and Bears - Sustainability Risk and What to Do About It

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Given two footpaths leading home (one riddled with lions, tigers and bears or another with butterflies, bunnies, and deer), which path would you choose?  We contend most people would choose the obviously less dangerous route.  
 

Easy Steps for Businesses to Go Green and Promote Employee Engagement

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Small businesses may not have the funds to go green or even implement a comprehensive corporate sustainability plan but that doesn't mean that resources and measures aren't available to help the business and employees embrace business sustainability. 
 

Evaluating Business Sustainability Return

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Matching Consumer Expectations and Sustainability Strategies

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from his angle, as well as from your own." Henry Ford, Ford Motor Company 

Is Sustainability Part of Your 2011 Professional Development Plan?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The latest trends for 2011 forecast a much better year than the recent past. Looking to the immediate horizon and far beyond the current job market, the forecast indicates an increasing demand for a new kind of business contributor.  Does you professional development plan match?

Personal Sustainability: What's In it for Me?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Sustainability, it is such a broad a subject.  The overwhelming amount of information and seemingly endless lines of conversation can often leave individuals scratching their heads or glazed over with disinterest. 

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