Through my internship and schoolwork, I’ve learned more about several companies who have taken innovative approaches to solving problems in their communities. I’d like to highlight a few of them here. O-Town Kitchen O-Town Kitchen is a benefit corporation located in Ogden, Utah. On the surface, the company seems pretty basic- they make jam. However, … Continue reading Innovative Companies
How you approach conversations about sustainability and social responsibility will differ greatly depending on the community you live in. If you live in a community where most people are very supportive of sustainability initiatives, you can likely use the jargon used by the sustainability community without a problem. However, if you live in a more … Continue reading Tailoring Conversations to Communities
How do you talk about climate change with someone who doesn’t think humans are causing it, or who doesn’t even think it’s real at all? That was the question explored at one of the sessions of the Intermountain Sustainability Summit 2017 that I had the opportunity to attend. The session was given by Dr. John … Continue reading How to Talk to Climate Change Deniers
If you’ve never heard of the Hinckley Institute of Politics and you’re a student at the University of Utah, you need to get on their website right now. Hinckley is a great source for internships, and they also have a phenomenal speaker series every semester, which I highly recommend. I was a Hinckley intern this … Continue reading What I learned as an Intern
When I tell people that I'm an intern for P3 Utah and we focus on promoting the triple line, the first thing out of their mouths is always "What's that?". This is just one example of the many terms used in the sustainability world that are not widely used by the general public. This can cause confusion and … Continue reading What is the triple bottom line?
Come join us for our first meeting! We will be giving an overview of what Net Impact is and what our plans are for the next year. We will also be taking applications for our leadership team. When: Monday, March 20 @ 2pm Where: Bu C 207 Hope to see you there!