Senior Director @Cleveland Clinic Office for a Healthy Environment
Since 2013, Utech has led Cleveland Clinic’s sustainability program, covering energy demand reduction, recycling, LEED, climate resilience, sustainable food, green supply chain, water reduction, engagement, and reporting. He also leads the organization’s climate action, which includes climate resilience planning, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. He works with and touts the benefits of local food systems, chairing a committee that oversees farmer’s markets and working with vendors to source local sustainable food. Utech serves on the Healthcare Sector Steering Committee for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Building Challenge, on the board of the 2030 District and Sustainable Cleveland, and works with EPA on its Energy Star program. His team works to engage Cleveland Clinic caregivers and the community to support the goal of linking environmental health and human health.