Community Resources

P3 Utah curates a unique list of resources of interest to business sustainability professionals.  In additional to this list of links, our members receive access to an ever expanding set of practical tools that accelerate their work.  The only for-profit service resources lists are those that support P3 Utah at the Champion level and provide resources broadly applicable to all businesses.

We appreciate hearing about new resources to enrich this list.

Air Quality

Awards

P3 Utah supports all award and certification programs that are based upon third party professional verification.

Benefit Corporations

Buildings and Facilities

Certifications, Reporting, Standards and Measurements

P3 Utah supports all award and certification programs that are based upon third party professional verification.

  • B Corp certification - This is the global standard for measuring the triple bottom line performance of all types and sizes businesses across all industries.  This is related but very distinct from the US state registration of benefit corporations.
  • Quick Impact Assessment - Free tool to help you benchmark your progress as a business.  P3 Utah activities can help you progress toward certification.
  • B Lab - The Philadelphia-based nonprofit that manages the global B Corp certification program and lists about a dozen other self-assessment tools
    http://benefitcorp.net/third-party-standards/list-of-standards

Clean Air

See Air Quality  

Competitions

  • Win Mentor Network - Socially Responsible Business Plan competition (part of the William James Foundation) offers four prizes annually

Commuting

  • Travelwise Commuter Center at UDOT has tips and resources to help find alternatives to single-occupant vehicle commuting
  • Eco Pass is Utah Transit Authority's (UTA) discount program for company employees
  • Ride Van Plus is UTA’s Eco Pass enhancement that supports an extra leg in a community trip
  • Ride Matching UTA offers individualized matching with several commuting resource 
  • See also Electric Vehicle Charging and Utah Clean Cities

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Cultural Transformation

Education Programs

Employee Engagement

Sustain3 employee engagement for sustainability software platform
http://sustain3.com/

Energy

Events

Green Teams 

Impact Investing

  • Responsible Asset Management - pension investing aligned with triple bottom line values
  • Sorenson Global Impact Center at the University of Utah, funding and learning source
  • Inspiration Leadership in Energy Efficient Design (LEED) - The highest standard in facility construction and rehabilitation.

Management

Nonprofits

Organizations

Recycling

Social enterprise

  • Community Foundation of Utah  Training and funding programs
  • Impact HUB Salt Lake  Forum for forming social enterprise solutions
  • Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) North American network and resource center

Student Assistance

  • University of Utah Environmental Studies Program: 135 hours per semester
  • BYU Ballard Center Teams - Service project for one semester, highly selective
    See CSR
  • University of Utah Honors College - Available to P3 Utah members by special arrangement

Water Conservation