CFO's Embracing Sustainability: Here's Why

CFO's Embracing Sustainability: Here's Why

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner of Taiga Company

Friday, January 11, 2013 - 7:00am


In the wake of the recent economic downturn, many industries have taken a much harder look at their core business functions.  Initiated by compliance and/or business sustainability necessity, today’s executives can no longer accept ‘business as usual’.  Beginning with reforms and improvements in financial, energy, water, and GHG monitoring and reporting, there are many learnings that can be applied to other core sustainability-driven functions.  In fact, our sustainability consulting finds that the CFO has become a much more prominent figure in the business sustainability conversation.

“Making the business case has long been a mantra of sustainability advocates. After all, if sustainability doesn't create business value, why bother? For years, the business case focused on growing sales and cutting costs. But there are other aspects of sustainability -- transparency, disclosure, compensation, and risk -- that garner the attention of shareholders and others near and dear to the boardroom.” Click here to continue reading, CFO's Embracing Sustainability: Here's Why

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".