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  • Santa’s CSR Checklist: Has Your Business Been Naughty or Nice?

    In the guest post below, Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company, recommends strategies to jump start your CSR programs. Santa’s making a list and he’s checking it twice.  He’s wondering if your business has been naughty or nice.  Has your organization delayed business sustainability strategies to see how the market responds before […] More

  • How to Build Business Sustainability Intelligence

    In the guest post below, Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company, explains how managing sustainability risk can become a business opportunity. by Julie Urlaub The next time you have a moment, try a simple exercise: write down the five biggest risks facing your company, the five biggest opportunities on the immediate horizon, […] More

  • Checklist for Sustainable Leadership: Do You Have What it Takes?

    In the guest post below, Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company, discusses how business sustainability requires leadership across the entire organization. by Julie Urlaub Consider the following findings from the Hay Group: Research conducted worldwide shows that leadership contributes to 70% of corporate atmosphere, while corporate atmosphere contributes to 30% of corporate […] More

  • How Does Your Business Mitigate Sustainability Risk?

    In the guest post below, Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company, discusses how sustainability can mitigate risk to a company’s bottom-line. by Julie Urlaub According to the post, Sustainability Practices Are Really Risk Management, “Sustainability today is not about greenwashing for most corporations; instead, it’s about managing risk, according to Peter Graf, […] More

  • Water Creeping to the Top of the Sustainability List

    In the guest post below, Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company, discusses the challenges of managing our world’s water resources. by Julie Urlaub “Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink”. Taken from Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “Rime of the Ancient Mariner”, the author describes a man dying of thirst surrounded by […] More

  • Systems Thinking for a Green Supply Chain

    In the guest post below, Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company, discusses how companies can “green” their supply chain through a” systems thinking” approach. by Julie Urlaub In today’s global business environment, it is extremely rare for a company to own an entire product or service value chain.  Business operations now rely […] More