How Expansive is Your Green Universe?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Nov 15, 2010 3:59 PM ET

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

"The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do." ~ Galileo 

Today, escalating conversations on topics such as climate change, carbon legislation, energy independence, and growing consumer eco awareness generate innovative forward eco movement for some but simultaneously create confusion and skepticism for others.   In fact, once you've embarked on the path of living a sustainable lifestyle, it seems only natural to want to encourage others to do the same.  However, not everyone sees the value in eco awareness and how it pertains to their life.   As a sustainability consultant working with businesses and individuals, I encourage our clients to lead by example.    Promoting sustainable business and a sustainable lifestyle can take all forms and shapes.   In our sustainability consulting, we addresses eco awareness and the integration of sustainability concepts into business and daily living by asking clients to replace current habits and processes with those incorporating sustainable ones.  For a business, that may be a sustainability plan.  For an individual, that may be a personal sustainability plan.    Each of us has a role to play.  What is it that you specifically care about?  Is it the natural beauty in your neighborhood?  The campsite you visit each year?   Spotting wildlife?  Maybe it's that first breath of fresh air as you step outside to go to work each day.  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".