Making Business Sustainability Messaging More Effective

Building an effective long-term business sustainability plan usually requires executives to first understand that this activity involves more than just defining a vision, creating a strategy, implementing sustainability concepts, and managing the...

Transforming Global Risk into Sustainability Opportunities

For years and even decades, when faced with the realities of increased business risk, increased cost or the lost revenue, the business world has inevitably responded.  Such has been the case with water, carbon, and energy management becoming...

How to Train Your Brain for Business Sustainability

The ability to remain open to test new ideas and innovative frameworks has already proven to be a successful business sustainability strategy.  Organizations that continuously assess and reassess the needs of their internal and external stakeholders...

How to Spark Eco Inspiration this Fall with Bike Commuting

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.  ~Albert Camus Fall bike commuting offers the chance to enjoy cooler temperatures, view the changing colors of the leaves, and reinvigorate our spirits with the freedom riding a bike inspires.  ...

Easy Ways to Green Your Back to School Days

With summer nearing an end and children headed back to school, now is a great time to have a discussion with your family about sustainable living and building that back to school checklist.  Going back to school is an exciting time.  It can also be a...

New Insights Into Sustainable Employee Engagement

Business sustainability presents the unique opportunity to increase profitability, gain and maintain a competitive advantage over the competition, and create meaningful work in the process.   What is the key?  Value alignment.  But how can...

Putting Action in the Steps Towards Business Sustainability

What do your stakeholders need to know about business sustainability?  Are they engaged in the company’s business sustainability programs to passionately take eco action on the corporate vision?  Our sustainability consulting stresses the importance...

Building Sustainable Innovation Bench Strength

To meet the challenges of a competitive job market, progressive business leaders are focused on retaining their organization’s existing sustainable competencies rather than simply acquiring new skills.  Our sustainability consulting practice finds...

Finding the Ideal Balance in Business Sustainability Decision

Countless examples across almost every industry reveal that sustainable business practices are finding their way into traditional company offerings.  These forward-looking organizations are focusing on more than just the low-hanging fruit, like cost...

Little Known Ways to Do Social Media for Sustainability Communications

Sustainability and social media together offer a refreshing and innovative approach to business.  But, can social media be a catalyst for green businesses? The path of business sustainability is a journey.  And what makes up a journey?  Experiences.  ...

How Can Your Company Capitalize on Business Sustainability Indicators?

“Having the right metrics isn’t enough; it’s what you do with them that counts. Leading companies are better at understanding the interrelationships between different metrics, knowing when to trade-off metric precision for credibility, and using...

Three Strategies to Enhance Business Sustainability Alignment

Within our business sustainability programs we find that those who excel are those who step outside the traditional business structures to add collaboration strategies to their long-term sustainability strategies.  We further believe...

Getting Mental with Business Sustainability Communication

Traditionally, the business world has used a more passive model when communicating to the external world.  Information has historically been pushed out with very little ‘active’ input provided to the original message.  With an evolving world...

Rethinking the Traditional Definitions of Sustainable Leadership

“Sustainability is one of those big openings that hold enormous promise. It requires teams to know not only what it means and why it’s important, but also how it can be actualized in a business. And as always, it takes excellent leadership skills to...

6 Ways Social Media Benefits Building a Better World

Can social media change the world?  Can it make our world a better world?  How is it advancing the sustainability conversation? At Taiga Company, we advocate there is an emerging role of social media for stakeholder engagement and for businesses to...

Key Considerations for Managing a Sustainable Workforce

“When it comes to choosing what company to work for, many R&D workers are looking for work-life balance. In fact, when R&D workers rank their five most important job attributes work-life balance is second only to compensation (39% of the total...

What Can Bingo Teach Us About Sustainable Business Culture?

“If your R&D employees aren’t proactively sharing knowledge and insights across dispersed centers, you may have a culture problem…if your company takes a top secret approach to product development by restricting access to only those involved on...

Five Quick Social Media for Sustainability Tips

Sustainability and social media deliver on increased business transparency, increased stakeholder engagement, and provide a competitive advantage as companies battle ever-increasing competition and declining consumer confidence. In fact, the...

6 Ways Social Media Engagement Fosters Collaboration

Attempting to seize new opportunities and improve competitive positions, sustainable businesses are seeking out innovative solutions.   In fact, research shows that innovation will be essential to both short-term opportunistic value capture...

Continuously Enhancing Sustainable Product Deliveries

The shift in consumer expectations over the past few years has changed the landscape of new product development.  Executives now realize the growing need to engage a broader set of stakeholders in their product development and design.  However, many...