Business Sustainability as a Transformative Process

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Nov 22, 2011 8:00 AM ET

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

In contrast to the current economic forces, business sustainability is creating a bright spot of opportunity for new and evolving business. Specifically, leading organizations are finding ways to address today’s challenges and transform economic roadblocks into business sustainability opportunities.   Currently there are several trends continuing to create business and individual opportunity.  Our sustainability consulting practice keeps a watchful eye on the leading-edge of this pursuit, as we now explore business transformation.  

In an Industry Week article, Achieving Transformative Success Requires Convergence, the author discusses the need to adapt to the dynamics of today’s business environment. Reviewing some historic business missteps and the business sustainability challenges of today, Industry Week searches for answers in the convergence of organizational structures, processes, and information flows.  

“We are living in a transformative age, and no industry is immune to waves of change. The business landscape has never been more littered with the remains of companies that rose to great heights only to have their fortunes plummet because they were unable to transform themselves as times changed. Now more than ever we need to question and rethink each thing we do -- leaving no stone unturned, and asking what's working, what isn't, and why?”  Click here to read more on business sustainability as a transformative process.   



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".