Breaking the Mold of Traditional Sustainable Development

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Feb 15, 2012 7:03 AM ET

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

The Financial Times recently published an interesting article, Innovative Matchmakers, which examines the fate of research and sustainable development in the coming year.  With budgets expected to be tight over the next twelve months, the FT suggests that companies leverage their business sustainability stakeholders and key partnerships as a source of creative thinking.  

 Exploring the concept know as ‘open innovation’ coined by the Cal Berkley professor Henry Chesbrough in the 1960s, our sustainability consulting views stakeholder engagement to be a corner stone to business sustainability development.  Challenging the traditional barriers of propriety to explore the more sustainable benefits of mutual value creation, Mr. Chesbrough explains: Click here to continue reading Breaking the Mold of Traditional Sustainable Development.

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".