27 07, 2017

Sketching Utah’s Next Economic Blueprint: Summer Progress Report

By | July 27th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

In an effort to proactively plan for a prosperous future, the Salt Lake Chamber has engaged its membership in creating Utah’s next Economic Blueprint. The process was kicked off in January at the 2017 Economic Review and Public Policy Summit. This has led to a series of milestones as we build on the existing vision [...]

30 05, 2017

What Is the Chamber’s Water Champions Program?

By | May 30th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment|0 Comments

Water is a scarce resource in Utah. In fact, the Beehive State ranks as the second driest in the nation. While businesses understand this scarcity, it may not be top of mind when considering ways to improve a company’s environmental impact or make a difference for the economic prosperity of the state. More than just [...]

17 05, 2017

EVENT RECAP — Utah: Water is Your Business Forum

By | May 17th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

The 2017 Utah: Water is Your Business Forum, held on Thursday May 11, was a partnership between the Salt Lake Chamber and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center. The forum brought together over 70 participants from the private and public sector to discuss the challenges and barriers they face when it comes [...]

12 05, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Announces Two Business-Focused Water Conservation Programs

By | May 12th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press|0 Comments

Salt Lake City—In conjunction with Utah’s Water Week, the Salt Lake Chamber, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, hosted the third annual “Utah: Water is Your Business” Forum. The forum was an opportunity for business leaders to learn from local and national water experts about best practices and discuss how businesses can [...]

11 05, 2017

Utah: Water is Your Business

By | May 11th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Announces Two Business-Focused Water Conservation Programs SALT LAKE CITY, UT – In conjunction with Utah’s Water Week, the Salt Lake Chamber, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, hosted the third annual “Utah: Water is Your Business” Forum. The forum was an opportunity for business leaders to learn from local [...]

11 05, 2017

Interim 2017 Preview: Energy Policy

By | May 11th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. The Salt Lake Chamber’s public policy team actively tracks this process and helps navigate study items on behalf of members and the broader business community. Looking ahead, the Utah Legislature just announced the topics of study for the upcoming [...]

8 05, 2017

Interim 2017 Preview: Air Quality

By | May 8th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. The Salt Lake Chamber’s public policy team actively tracks this process and helps navigate study items on behalf of members and the broader business community. Looking ahead, the Utah Legislature just announced the topics of study for the upcoming [...]

7 05, 2017

Op-ed: Business leadership key to solving Utah’s water challenges

By | May 7th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Lane Beattie and Jennifer M. Gerholdt in the Deseret News on May 7, 2017. Last year’s particularly wet winter coupled with reports that Utah’s drought is “over” may provide a false pretense that Utahns no longer need to worry about water conservation. The truth is, water remains a critical and complex issue [...]

18 04, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Applauds Chevron’s Commitment to Produce Tier 3 fuels

By | April 18th, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT - Air quality remains a critical economic issue for Utah’s business community, which is why companies large and small are leading the way to address these challenges. While there is no silver bullet to solving Utah’s air problems, one of the most impactful changes is that of Utah refineries choosing to [...]

9 04, 2017

Clean Air Champions: Envision Utah and Provo City

By | April 9th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment|0 Comments

Air quality is certainly not just a Salt Lake City issue; it affects quality of life and economic development throughout the state of Utah. So when it came to finding ways to make a difference for our air, Provo City leaders decided to take matters into their own hands. With the help of Envision Utah, [...]