A collaboration by ecoAmerica and Utah Clean Energy, Path to Positive Utah is advancing conversations about climate change risks and solutions in the state of Utah, with leaders working together to build deep and lasting support for climate action throughout the state.
Comprised of a diverse group of trusted community leaders from local government, public health, higher education, faith, non-profit and business, Path to Positive Leaders seek to understand, prepare for, and raise awareness about the risks and solutions of climate change.
Forty leaders have already signed the declaration, which is open to all Utah leaders interested in harnessing their leadership to advance conversations about and solutions to climate change. Local notables who signed the declaration include Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, Zions Bank President and CEO Scott Anderson, Goldman Sachs Vice President Dean Soukup, Episcopal Diocese of Utah Bishop Scott Hayashi, former Director of the Department of Environmental Quality Amanda Smith, past chair of the Utah Public Service Commission Ted Boyer, and Gardner Company president and CEO Christian Gardner, to name a few.
"Utah is a pioneering state, and in that innovative spirit, we hope to inspire and support communities to forge a new path toward positive climate change outcomes."
-Sarah Wright, executive director of Utah clean energy