Exploring Business Sustainability through Supplier Innovation

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Jun 10, 2011 10:00 AM ET

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

Global trends and supporting research indicate that innovation as a focused business pursuit will be essential for business growth over the next decade as companies seek out new opportunities, improve their competitive positions and provide more sustainable value to their customers.  The questions then becomes: How can aligned business sustainability objectives enable both internal and external innovation?

“Innovation isn’t restricted to science labs and corporations. It’s the driving force behind small business entrepreneurship. These innovations are the keys to their future”  -Roy Rosin, vice president of innovation at Intuit.   Our sustainability consulting practice finds leading supply chain companies are exploring the circumstances, frameworks and parameters necessary to spark creativity, ideas, and innovation in the supply chain.  Describe in the PCS article, Capture Supplier Innovation: Improve the Quality of Supplier Innovation, these procurement organizations are focusing on the following three priorities: 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".