The Role of Gratitude in Creating a Better World

By | March 29th, 2016|Executive Mindsets for Conscious Brands, Supplementary Content|

How grateful are you?  Does it matter?  Actually it does.  According to the video, The Benefits of Gratitude, Robert Emmons shares the results of his research on gratitude: better health, more happiness, and stronger connections to others. From a sustainability viewpoint, how does one express gratitude?  Within our sustainable business programs, we suggest considering  the [...]

What Are Your Stakeholders Saying about Sustainability Risk?

By | March 21st, 2016|Supplementary Content|

What are the forces that will shape the future face of business?  Will these forces reveal themselves as risks or opportunities?  How might your organization be affected?  The answer to these questions may be up for individual business interpretation; however, all roads appear to be leading to an eventual ‘sustainability intersection’. As the business world [...]

Eco Clovers for St. Patrick’s Day 2016

By | March 17th, 2016|Supplementary Content|

Did you know that there are about 10,000 regular three-leaf clovers for every lucky four-leaf clover?  Apparently, the number 4 has special meaning. It has come to be considered the number of labor and stability. Why?  In the maxim that art is "25% inspiration and 75% perspiration", four is the effort required to put the [...]

Giving Green Teams a Voice with Social Media Marketing to Align Sustainability Goals

By | February 26th, 2016|Supplementary Content|

Today’s business organizations are presented with the unique opportunity to increase profitability through greater eco awareness and the pursuit of a more sustainable business.  To gain and maintain a competitive advantage, sustainable business leaders are looking for ways to advance the CSR vision by aligning sustainable business strategies through shared values with employees. And many [...]

Enhancing 2016 Sustainable Resource Development Plans

By | February 4th, 2016|Supplementary Content|

Many companies today recognize the talent of the future does not reside exclusively or even in a large part outside the walls of their current organization.  Instead, these sustainable talent development leaders are creating business sustainability cultures to define, retain and motivate their top internal eco-talent. Through consistent, clear communication and employee engagement, highly effective organizations are creating an optimal [...]

Responding to Sustainable Business Investment Opportunities in 2016

By | January 28th, 2016|Supplementary Content|

With the New Year just kicking off and the current economic climate still in a precarious state, investors are becoming re-grounded in the assessment of potential. These investors are looking for ‘sustainable’ return on their investments.  Our sustainability communications consulting practice believes firms in 2016 must make sure they are committing capital to the right companies and business strategies. [...]

Why Taiga Company Participates in Foundation Training – Committing to Health in the Workplace

By | January 27th, 2016|Supplementary Content|

Taiga Company is taking part in a Foundation Training course at Peak Cycles to learn exercises that improve our overall health, stability, and strength while at work and at home. Here’s why… Most people in the United States work an average of 1,789 hours per year. That’s about 30% of our total waking hours every [...]

Join Waste Management’s Twitter Chat – How to Make the Circular Economy Work

By | January 26th, 2016|Supplementary Content|

Do you know what the recycling symbol’s three chasing arrows represent? Aside from the common mantra “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle” that often accompanies the symbol, The arrows each symbolize a critical stage in the recycling process: (1) Collection, (2) Manufacturing, and (3) Sale of the recycled product.    Recycling is an important part of any corporate [...]

Seeking to Address the Big Sustainability Questions in 2016

By | January 18th, 2016|Supplementary Content|

As we enter the New Year, our sustainability communications consultancy recognizes the unquestionable fact that the business world is gradually moving forward on the sustainability continuum.  The feel good efforts of the past have been replaced with real bottom line business sustainability impacts.  Looking into the future, our sustainability communications consulting believes the next step-change will come when [...]