3 Ways to Hurt Our Economy

Crossing aisles to find solutions like we do in Colorado isn’t always easy. It can be time consuming and requires a real desire to collaborate. It means everybody has to resist the temptation to single out groups or people or make statements that serve the interests of a few. We work this way because it … Read Post

Making Change Together

Just last week, the Colorado Supreme Court determined that the local fracking bans in Fort Collins and Longmont are in violation of state law. What this means is that oil and gas will continue to be governed on a statewide level, which is the right call. Colorado should not replace what are the most stringent … Read Post

3 Easy Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day

Colorado is one of the healthiest states in the nation and that extends to how we want our environment to be as well. Here are a few easy ways your business can give back while being green. Recycle for a cause There are a variety of office supplies that can be recycled besides paper. There … Read Post

New report details increased affordability of renewables, efficiencies in oil and gas production, and Colorado’s leadership role in energy policy

The Colorado Energy Coalition (CEC), an industry affiliate of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC), today released the seventh edition of its Resource Rich Colorado (RRC) report. The annual study measures and details Colorado’s competitive position in the oil, natural gas, coal, renewables, power, alternative fuel vehicle, and environment and sustainability sectors … Read Post

3 Easy Ways to Make Your Office Greener

From Colorado’s cleantech industry to building the second-most green buildings in the U.S., being green seems to be in this state’s DNA. So it’s no surprise that it’s in the business community’s DNA, too. Since completing its interior and exterior renovations, the Chamber has been named an Energy Star-rated building, achieved LEED Silver certification, joined … Read Post

Growing Globally: Colorado Looks Internationally When Building New Business

Ninety-five percent of market opportunity is outside of the United States, but just 3 percent of American companies are exporting their products and services. “We’ve got a lot of untapped opportunity,” said World Trade Center (WTC) Denver President Karen Gerwitz. When it comes to growing your business, the biggest boon can be just a flight away. But businesses face a number of challenges—from where to grow to navigating international regulations—that can … Read Post

What’s New At The Chamber

Over the past year the Chamber has gone through an interior and exterior renovation. And, it’s totally changing the way we work. We’re healthy. Our standing desks, treadmill desk from OfficeScapes and showers to encourage commuting by bike or working out over lunch promote movement and wellness. Don’t forget to take a look at our … Read Post