Sustainability Action: Looking from the Outside In

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Jan 27, 2011 2:11 PM ET

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

Emerging from this economic downturn, the business world is truly rediscovering itself.  Business leaders are taking swift and responsive action to get their companies back on track, which in many cases is drastically changing the face of their organizations.  With this global economic makeover reshaping the future, we ask: are your business sustainability actions a reflection of your organization's vision? 

Our professional consulting practice frequently finds businesses leaders approaching sustainability from a high-level perspective often failing to create alignment with a common business purpose.  These organizations, simply along for the ride, following the latest trends, or mirroring the actions of their peers, may soon find their sustainability strategies are not aligned with their core business principals, culture, and employees.    In contrast, our sustainability consulting practice suggests the best answers may lie within the organization.  Looking internally and external to stakeholder engagement as a source for eco actions.    •    Align sustainability definitions and actions with specific/unique business value drivers. •    Engage key stakeholders in a common and mutually defined direction. •    Defined internal marks of business sustainability progress.  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".