Business and Community: Pairing with the Right Partner

Business and Community: Pairing with the Right Partner

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 9:15am


The link between business sustainability and a thriving business community is more visible today than at any time in recent past.  While we address the two questions of "How does a business define its role in the community" and "how does it know if it’s succeeding" in the post Business and Community: A Growing Love Affair, the real question is how does a business get started?

Business sustainability is noted as providing solutions to complex problems; specifically in business and community development, it can create solutions sparked by unusual pairings.   But, those pairings have to work.  A key component of a corporate sustainability plan is assessing where the organization currently resides in relation to environmental, social, and economic impacts.  Using that information as well as its key metrics, knowledge of corporate culture, and sustainability vision, the company is better suited to identify partners to compliment and expand upon its sustainable business strategies. 
Somewhat like dating, you have to know yourself before you can select the best partner.  As mentioned in our business sustainability programs, we encourage sustainable partnering via select criteria.    Match your company values with partnering organizations in the community.  Focus on: 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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