The Utah Sustainability Summit is an annual event hosted by sustainability-oriented non-profit organizations. This year, P3 Utah and USGBC Utah have teamed up to offer an incredible event that brings the sustainable building, healthcare and business professionals together to explore the intersection of sustainability, health and our built environment.
P3 Utah is a non-profit organization that advocates for the “triple-bottom-line”: a collaborative effort to advance a positive business influence on people, planet, and profit. Led by a group of business owners and professionals, the organization provides a focal point to raise the tide of local interest in fostering the triple bottom line business value system in Utah. P3 has produced an annual Utah Business Sustainability Conference Since 2011; nearly 100 podcast programs featuring a wide range of Utah and national leaders in sustainability work; and has conducted several best practice tours featuring leading Wasatch Front businesses since 2007. The organization advocates for public recognition of triple bottom line enterprise by sponsoring statue registration of benefit corporations and benefit LLCs.The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC®), a U.S. based community of members and volunteers focused on the transformation of the built environment at the national, state and local level through the engagement of our local communities, membership and national stakeholders. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to transforming the way our buildings are designed, constructed and operated through LEED — the top third-party verification system for sustainable structures around the world.
Intermountain Healthcare is partnering with P3 and USGBC Utah to help tie wellness from the perspective of clincal care providers into the summit. Intermountain Healthcare is a not-for-profit health system based in Salt Lake City, Utah, with 22 hospitals, a broad range of clinics and services, about 1,400 employed primary care and secondary care physicians at more than 185 clinics in the Intermountain Medical Group, and health insurance plans from SelectHealth.
Intermountain Healthcare’s mission statement reflects an expanding role, with a strong focus on prevention and wellness, and goal to improve the health of those who live in our communities.