Happy New Year from Taiga Company

Happy New Year!  Welcome 2014!   The New Year brings great opportunity for possibility!  Why not make 2014 your best, green year ever?!  Sustainable living and embracing sustainable business practices is easier than ever before!   Whether you are...

The Gift of Presence to Each other and Our Planet

Now that it is Christmas Eve, it can be easy to get caught up in the parties, the shopping, and the holiday preparations.  But what is one of the truest, most sincere gifts we can give to one another?  Presence.  Being present. Most of the time...

2013 Business Sustainability Holiday Reflections

It is that time of year, when many of us engage in fun and festive activities that spark our creative youthful spirit.  From making the family dinner to opening gifts with friends, we all tend to take stock of the important things in our lives during...

Personal Sustainability - Holding Yourself Accountable for a Green 2014

If sustainability were a coin, what would the two sides of it be?  Business sustainability and personal sustainability.  Within our business world today, consumers, investors and the like are asking for accountability in the restructuring of...

6 Ways to Walk Your Green Talk this Holiday Season

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” –John F. Kennedy With the holiday spirit full on, many "eco curious" clients have expressed confusion as to what it means to...

What Can the Busy Travel Season Teach Us About Sustainability?

Returning from the long weekend, many of us are fresh off a busy holiday travel experience. While we may want to forget back into the work groove, our sustainability consulting suggests we gather perspective on the business sustainability value...

Expressing Green Gratitude at Thanksgiving Pays it Forward

“Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.” As we approach Thanksgiving Day, it is a time to reflect and share gratitude.  We find that many people in our sustainable business programs are grateful for...

Share the Green Love! Celebrate Taiga Company’s 6th Birthday!

Oftentimes we associate our business sustainability consulting practice to that of a garden.  We plant the seeds of sustainability concepts and social media engagement of sustainability actions as we counsel business leaders and employees on the...

Thanksgiving and a New World of Sustainability in 2014

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."  ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy  Thanksgiving: Days to eat turkey, watch football, and give personal thanks for the fortunes of...

Sprouting Sustainability Seeds for Years to Come

Oftentimes we associate our business sustainability consulting practice to that of a garden.  We plant the seeds of sustainability concepts as we counsel business leaders and individuals on the how's and why's of business sustainability.  A...

Thanksgiving Holiday Tips for the Eco Conscious Host

When the holiday season arrives, so do the holiday guests.  This holiday seasons more and more people are expanding eco awareness in their holiday season in an entirely different way. That's because more people are going green this holiday...

5 Resources to Start a Green Business

You want to make a difference.  You want to use your business skills for positive change in the world.  Yet, you wonder, are you qualified?  Do you have the skills?  What exactly does it take?  Within our sustainable business programs  we express to...

Where Does Employee Engagement Rank in Your Business?

Only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs, according to 2011-2012 numbers collected by Gallup. What does that mean for where you live and work?  In fact, How much is a disengaged workforce costing your organization?  Some would argue...

What Can e-Waste Tech Us About Sustainable Engagement?

“The environmental and social impacts associated with electronic devices throughout their product life cycles are many and complex… There are probably as many stakeholders involved in these issues as there are ways in which electronics pervade our...

Green Friday - Advancing Your Sustainability Education

The road to a sustainable lifestyle is paved with the small decisions.  These are the choices we make every day. To support a healthy and sustainable lifestyle, you've got to get your greens.  To put it simply, this is an expansion of eco awareness...

6 Sustainability Spells to Cast for Halloween

Looking to cast some magic this Halloween but need a little help?  Maybe a love potion would do the trick!    Perhaps a magic spell?  As a green living consultant, I've been known to cast a little magic of my own.  In my sustainability consulting,...

Enhancing Your Sustainable Business Change Communications

“Communicators often incorrectly assume that leaders are aligned on the change vision to be communicated to employees.  The common thought is that leaders collectively agree on the key components of a change and we in Communications run with it.  In...

How Thinking BIG Shapes a Sustainable World

The bigger the dream, the more you aspire to become.  Dreams are great - they inspire us. However, inspiration without eco action is only good intent.  A question to ponder is, what do you expect from yourself?  "We tend to live up to our...

Reciprocity: The Mechanism that Makes Sustainability Work

If sustainability were a coin, what would the two sides of it be?  Business sustainability and personal sustainability.  Within our business world today, consumers, investors and the like are asking for accountability in the restructuring of...

Hidden Strategies to Creating Lasting Sustainable Change

We tend to assume that people behave in accordance with their attitudes. However, social psychologists have found that attitudes and actual behavior are not always perfectly aligned.  And, there's countless research and reports illustrating the gap...