29 01, 2018

Clear the Air Challenge Kickoff

By |2018-01-29T09:29:13-07:00January 29th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

One month of driving less and smarter to help improve Utah’s Air SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Today the Salt Lake Chamber and its clean air partners kicked off the 9th Annual Clear the Air Challenge. The Challenge, issued by business, government and community leaders, is a month-long competition designed to encourage Utahns to reduce [...]

18 01, 2018

Finding A Solution for Clear Air in Utah

By |2018-07-18T12:39:20-07:00January 18th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

You may not equate economic prosperity with air quality, but you should. Air quality is an important economic issue. Poor air quality hinders corporate relocation efforts, places additional regulatory burdens on businesses, increases health care costs and puts Utah’s federal highway funding at risk. Improving our air quality is essential to maintaining Utah’s quality of [...]

19 12, 2017

Learning Best Practices from Leaders for Clean Air

By |2017-12-19T13:42:33-07:00December 19th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s air quality continues to be a top-of-mind issue for many business leaders and employees—especially after our recent red air days. However, just because the poor air is now out of sight, doesn’t mean it should be out of mind, too. Whether there is an inversion or not, air quality affects the recruitment, retention and [...]

12 12, 2017

Zero Red Air Days

By |2017-12-13T09:23:41-07:00December 12th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s Business Community Commits to Doing Their Part to Clean Up Utah’s Air SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 12, 2017)—Today, the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors voted unanimously to support a business-driven goal of zero red air days. The Zero Red Air Days Initiative seeks to be a united effort to take a stand [...]

16 06, 2017

UBR: June 12-16

By |2017-06-15T10:31:46-07:00June 16th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

June 12, 2017 Utah is known across the country as the best state for business. Key to our success has been the quality of our workforce. Now, more than ever, education is the surest path to economic success – not just for individuals, but also the community. The Salt Lake Chamber, through Prosperity 2020, has [...]

24 05, 2017

3 Takeaways from the Point of the Mountain Development Commission

By |2017-05-24T10:51:59-07:00May 24th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Infrastructure and Transportation|1 Comment

Rapid growth and technology are pulling our state together. Nowhere is this more visible than at the Point of the Mountain where the state's two largest economies are integrating with a nationally recognized technology hub. In the 2016 legislative session, the Utah Legislature created the Point of the Mountain Development Commission to head a process [...]

28 04, 2017

UBR: April 24-28

By |2017-05-10T10:40:00-07:00April 28th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

April 24, 2017 Statistics show that elevating women benefits families, communities, the state’s economy and your businesses’ bottom line. That’s why the Women’s Leadership Institute, led by former Senator Pat Jones, is working to help organizations advance women in senior leadership and urge women to run for public office. WLI is not alone in its [...]

9 04, 2017

Clean Air Champions: Envision Utah and Provo City

By |2017-04-09T20:05:43-07:00April 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, [...]

14 03, 2017

3 Ways Your Company Can Show a Year-Round Commitment to Clean Air

By |2017-03-14T10:05:29-07:00March 14th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment|0 Comments

Although this month marks the end of the Chamber’s Inversion Mitigation Initiative, it does not mean businesses and employees should stop working to integrate clean air strategies into their company culture. The truth is, air quality challenges don’t suddenly go away as winter fades into spring. In fact, Utah’s summertime air quality poses its own [...]

6 03, 2017

5 Best Practices for Implementing Clean Air Strategies at Work

By |2017-03-07T15:06:29-07:00March 6th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment|0 Comments

Our Clean Air Champions have found creative and simple ways to make clean air strategies part of their workplace culture. As we wind down our inversion mitigation initiative, highlighting the best practices of our Champions can help other businesses follow suit and learn what they can do to clean our air. Here are 5 examples [...]