Deseret News: 2 Utah cities take global stage for actions on climate change during U.N. conference

“Hanko Kiessner, CEO of Salt Lake City-based Packsize, a local cardboard packaging innovator, addressed the conference’s crowd to urge the private sector to play its part to encourage sustainable practices.  … ‘As a representative of the private sector, I want you to know that we the businesses have to play a leading role in creating sustainable communities,’ he said, drawing cheers. ‘We the businesses have to become zero emission and zero pollution.'”

“Kiessner added: ‘Businesses have to do everything we can voluntarily, but we also have to request meaningful and productive regulations from the public sector so we all have a level playing field to compete on.'”

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