Are You an Eco Team Player?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Jan 11, 2011 9:46 AM ET

Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Compa…

"No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do you download music from the web?  Do you monitor your thermostat? Wonder about gas prices?  With so much focus on going  green it's easy to fall prey to the misconception that we are currently lacking in taking eco action.  The truth may be that we're all in the process of going green.  Perhaps we may all be in different stages on the sustainability continuum.    Thanks to the sustainable business strategies of leading organizations, there are more and more eco friendly products and services available.   Do you drink Coke? Pepsi?  Both companies are reducing water consumption, waste, and recycling  - all "behind the scenes" to the consumer.  To the non- green consumer, it's just a refreshing soda.  Who knew in that moment, they were going green?     While leading companies like Nike, Pepsi, and Dell, make it easier for us as consumers to be green, the catch is that whatever stage anyone of us is currently on in our personal sustainability path, it is up to us to take that next step.   As individuals, we're responsible for continuing on our ever evolving journey of going green.   So how do you keep the momentum flowing in living a sustainable lifestyle? 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".