Business Sustainability: Does It Matter How You Get There?

Business Sustainability: Does It Matter How You Get There?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Business #Sustainability: Does It Matter How You Get There? by @TaigaCompany
Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 8:42am


In light of the sudden surge in global eco awareness, we find the exploration of sustainability concepts, particularly in business, is still largely in reaction to an undesirable outcome rather than a pursued business gain.   Companies and their executives are observed in these cases to be engaged in a very different business sustainability conversation.  

The question then becomes: Does a positive and negative perspective lead to two very different business sustainability paths? 
Experience has shown that companies often discover the value of business sustainability through specific application, and this visibility is often more easily observed as sustainability concepts are applied directly to specific areas of concern with a current business process and practice.  The organization is thereby focusing on the past.
In contrast, the ability to transcend lagging business sustainability measures to a pursued future value can often differentiate an innovative organization from the rest of the pack.  Our sustainability consulting resources devote a considerable amount of effort to the pursued value of sustainable business action. Click here to continue reading.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".



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