18 01, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Announces 2017 Legislative Priorities and Announces Effort to Guide State’s Future Economic Direction and Competitiveness

By |2017-01-18T15:01:05-07:00January 18th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 18, 2016) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber held its inaugural Policy Summit to preview the business community’s priorities for the upcoming 2017 General Legislative Session with the release of the 2017 Public Policy Guide. Additionally, the Chamber made two major announcements to develop a long-term vision for Utah’s economy [...]

17 01, 2017

Teleworking: Is It Worth It?

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31-07:00January 17th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|1 Comment

With a laptop, cell phone and a reliable internet connection, any place you go can be considered an office these days. Teleworking or telecommuting--working from a remote location outside of a traditional office setting--is becoming more prevalent with advances in technology and innovative business. In fact, approximately 20-25% of the U.S. workforce teleworks at some [...]

13 01, 2017

UBR: January 9-13

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31-07:00January 13th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

January 9, 2017 Talk of Utah’s air quality seems to increase during this time of the year, leaving many businesses wondering why air quality matters when it comes to their bottom line. Here are 3 reasons why your business should care about Utah’s air and suggestions on how the business community can collectively impact Utah’s [...]

11 01, 2017

Clean Air Champion: Rio Tinto Kennecott

By |2019-05-05T17:24:12-07:00January 11th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

We want to highlight the great strides taken by businesses all over Utah to implement clean air strategies and effectively help keep our air clean, save money, and improve our state’s economic development. Steve Sands from Rio Tinto Kennecott chatted with the Salt Lake Chamber about what Rio Tinto has done to help improve Utah’s [...]

11 01, 2017

Podcast 02.01: Utah’s Business Community Commits to Clean Air

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31-07:00January 11th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Podcast, Policy|1 Comment

Last week, the Chamber launched its “Inversion Mitigation Initiative” to show the collective impact Utah’s business community can have in keeping our air clean by committing to clean air strategies like teleworking, riding transit, carpooling or upgrading fleets and stopping idling. This initiative aims to remind businesses that although we can’t control when [...]

10 01, 2017

3 Reasons Why Businesses Should Care About Our Air

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31-07:00January 10th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

Talk of Utah’s air quality seems to increase during this time of the year, leaving many businesses wondering why air quality matters when it comes to their bottom-line. Here are 3 reasons why your business should care about Utah’s air and suggestions on how the business community can collectively impact Utah’s future by participating in [...]

10 01, 2017

Wilford Clyde Named Vice Chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors

By |2017-01-10T09:53:51-07:00January 10th, 2017|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

To serve with current chair, Keith McMullin, president and CEO of Deseret Management, Inc.  SALT LAKE CITY (January 10, 2017) The Salt Lake Chamber has named Wilford Clyde, president of Clyde Companies, as the vice chair of its Board of Governors. He will serve alongside current chair, Keith McMullin, the current president and CEO of [...]

10 01, 2017

Statement on the Appointment of Theresa Foxley to Lead EDCUtah

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31-07:00January 10th, 2017|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 10, 2017) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the appointment of Theresa Foxley as head of EDCUtah. “I am ecstatic that Theresa Foxley has been selected to lead EDCUtah. This organization does important work for our state and they need [...]

9 01, 2017

Health Care Policy in the New Year

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31-07:00January 9th, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

Health care has always been a key point of discussion for policy makers. Now, following the 2016 election, many businesses and employees are wondering what kind of changes the health care industry could see over the next four years. Andrew Croshaw, co-chair of the Salt Lake Chamber’s Health Systems Reform Committee and president of the [...]

6 01, 2017

UBR: January 2-6

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31-07:00January 6th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

January 2, 2017 Winter inversion season is upon us, and that’s why the Salt Lake Chamber in partnership with TravelWise and the Utah Clean Air Partnership, also known as UCAIR, is launching our Inversion Mitigation Initiative. What is it? By encouraging businesses to engage their employees in simple voluntary actions that contribute to decreasing vehicle [...]