3 Quick Business Strategies to Reduce your Carbon Footprint

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3 Quick Business Strategies to Reduce your Carbon Footprint

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 2:10pm

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Leading companies around the globe have committed to reducing their carbon footprint as part of internal environmental policies.  An effective strategy needs to consider both direct emissions and indirect sources.

Today, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions are being consider across a company’s entire value chain and can be viewed from two distinct view points.  A company must actively work the emissions that are within their direct control.  These emissions come from the company’s internal operations.  Corporate strategies must also consider indirect emissions controlled by third parties.   These may include products and services that are acquired with a large footprint.
 
With small business resources limited, clients in our business sustainability programs ask for quick ways to get a jump start on reducing the company's carbon footprint without having visibility to major environmental impacts.  Depending on what’s a good fit for your organization, some solutions may be more cost effective and easier to implement than others.  Consider taking eco action on the "low hanging apples" and plan for 2011 for more resource intensive sustainable options.  Click here to continue reading.
 

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".

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