Utah Community Builders frequently highlights businesses going above and beyond to make an impact in our community. With a groundbreaking ceremony on May 13, the Utah-based Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation announced plans to partner with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to create Ivory University House, which will provide over 500 units [...]
For every one death on a construction site, there are six suicides among construction workers. This staggering statistic, plus a growing body of evidence, has prompted the construction industry, and all businesses, to do something about workforce mental health. Learn more from employees and leaders in one of Utah's most prominent construction businesses.
Balancing work with taking care of children can often feel like a challenge, and the ripple effects of the coronavirus pandemic made that balance much more difficult for many Utah families. The events of the past two years have elevated the child care and family policy discussion, and the business community has a unique opportunity [...]
Businesses are scrambling to find talent, just as parents are seeking a new normal for work/family balance. On this episode, we discuss how new approaches to family friendly workplaces can address both of these concerns at the same time.
Utah Community Builders frequently highlights businesses going above and beyond to make an impact in our community. At the beginning of March, Utah-based pharmaceutical company Civica announced plans to both produce and distribute affordable insulin, an infamously expensive medicine essential for people with diabetes. According to Civica’s website, “The availability of affordable insulins will benefit [...]
Utah Community Builders frequently highlights businesses going above and beyond to make an impact in our community. The latest example of Utah businesses’ well-established commitment to social impact is the new Driven to Assist donation drive. The Larry H. Miller Company and the Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation organized this drive to benefit [...]
In our inaugural episode of the Utah Community Builder's State of Good podcast, we explore why the business community - perhaps moreso than any other institution - is well positioned to make a difference on community issues ranging from mental health and family policy to poverty and upward mobility. Learn from Clark Ivory, CEO of [...]
Well before anyone had even heard of COVID-19 — not to mention the ripple effects into the economy — businesses were having a hard time finding workers thanks to a tight labor market. In July 2018 there was a record opening (at the time) of 6.7 million jobs. From truck drivers to tech workers, the [...]
Business community recognizes local advocate for providing critical medical care to Utah’s underserved SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 14, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber announced today that Jane Powers, RN BSN will be honored with the 2nd annual Lane Beattie Utah Community Builder Award. The award recognizes an inspirational individual who has gone above and [...]
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (July 15, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber announced the project priorities for the Utah Community Builder Foundation, the Chamber’s non-profit organization to address critical social and community issues through strategic partnerships. Priorities for the new year will include addressing intergenerational poverty, behavioral health, as well as immigration and child [...]