2013 Conference

2013 Utah Business Sustainability Conference

September 19 – September 20, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Conference Presentation Materials

  • Alta Ski Area
  • Fehar and Peers
  • Nicholas Foods

Conference Features

  • Extensive networking across disciplines
  • Substantial greening, paperless
  • Business to business learning from peers leading by example
  • Video booth, providing a professionally edited clip for participant use

PreConference In Depth Sessions Thursday September 19

Workshop:  Intrapraneurship – Making Stuff Happen at Work

Stormy Sweitzer and Kinde Nebeker of Intus Associates

GreenX Green Team Lunch

Karren Nichols of U of U Marriott Library

Workshop:  Launching a Successful Social Enterprise

Jacob Allen of Cicero Group

Main Conference Highlights Friday September 20

Kick-off Panel – Risks and Rewards Managing the Triple Bottom Line

Christina Oliver, Economic Development Director, Salt Lake County

Mark Miller, Owner, Mark Miller Toyota

René Oehlerking, Marketing Director, Garbett Homes

Keynote Address

Mission Zero: Reaching a positive net impact in YOUR business

George Bandy InterfaceGeorge Bandy, VP for Sustainability, Interface


Saving the World through Business

Brent Goddard, Director of Humanitarian Operations, Nu Skin


  • 9 breakout sessions and three themes:  people, planet and profit
  • Three types of break-outs:  case study toolkits, big idea discussions and action workshops
  • 2 – 30 minute networking breaks + registration and end of day exhibit access

Wrap-Up Reception: Hug the HUB