9 04, 2017

Clean Air Champions: Envision Utah and Provo City

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

24 03, 2017

UBR: March 20-24

By |2017-04-12T10:00:04+00:00March 24th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

Monday, March 20, 2017 Although this month marks the end of the Chamber’s Inversion Mitigation Initiative, it does not mean businesses 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 [...]

10 03, 2017

UBR: March 6-10

By |2017-03-07T15:06:29+00:00March 10th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

March 6, 2017 Did you know March is Women’s History Month? It is an annual month, celebrated all over the globe, which highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Join the Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Business Center and World Trade Center Utah this Wednesday, March 8th, for the International Women’s [...]

6 03, 2017

5 Best Practices for Implementing Clean Air Strategies at Work

By |2017-03-07T15:06:29+00:00March 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 [...]

27 02, 2017

How Utah’s Air Affects the Workforce

By |2017-03-07T15:06:30+00:00February 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Utah’s air quality has an impact on an employer’s most valuable resource--their employees. There is a correlation between employee health issues and the air quality outside, and many Utah businesses are stepping up to mitigate the health effects of our air. These health issues can influence business operations as they lead to an increase in [...]

24 02, 2017

UBR: February 20-24

By |2017-03-07T15:06:30+00:00February 24th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

February 20, 2017 Utah’s air quality has an impact on an employer’s most valuable resource--their employees. There is a correlation between employee health issues and the air quality outside, and many Utah businesses are stepping up to mitigate the health effects of our air. Utah’s employers can continue to lead the way by remaining aware [...]

27 01, 2017

UBR: January 23-27

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31+00:00January 27th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

January 23, 2017 This week marks the beginning of the 2017 General Legislative Session, and as such, discussing important issues to look for and be aware of is critical for businesses to get involved and understand how these various issues affect our state’s economy. One of the most visible legislative issues on the Hill is [...]

17 01, 2017

Teleworking: Is It Worth It?

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31+00:00January 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 [...]

11 01, 2017

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

By |2017-03-07T15:06:31+00:00January 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+00:00January 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 [...]