Transportation Transparency – A Ripe Area for Business Sustainability

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Jan 31, 2012 7:30 AM ET

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

 “Why do you report emissions?  We see it as a performance enhancement initiative but there is also a reputational slant to it as well. From day one we’ve been adopting an approach that values transparency in order to help us better understand and measure our performance, set improvements paths forward and put measures in place that will help us to achieve our objectives We aren’t obligated to report but by being transparent we feel that this creates the impetus for change in a number of areas.”  -Robert Boutin, Senior Advisor for Corporate Social Responsibility at Canada Post.


Digging into the details of sustainable improvements in the supply chain, inbound supply and outbound product distribution processes jump out as one of the highest value opportunities.  Focusing not only internal company operations but strategies to address impacts that extend beyond the fence line, many businesses are addressing the value opportunities in dated transportation modes. Click here to continue reading Transportation Transparency – A Ripe Area for Business Sustainability.

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".