The SWACO Business Roundtable (BRT)

How to Join

Interested applicants are asked to download and review the Criteria for Membership.

To complete the BRT application process, download, complete and submit the application to:

Alexis Fitzsimmons
SWACO Outreach and Programs Mgr.
4239 London Groveport Road
Grove City, OH 43123
Email: alexisfitzsimmons@swaco.org
Phone: 614-871-5100.

BRT Profile


The BRT is a special group of key people from companies, schools or organizations in the Franklin County area with 20 or more employees.
  • Serves as a venue for information and feedback on sustainability issues.
  • Meets four times a year to share best practices with peers.
  • Company facility tours are offered when possible.
  • Held at Host sites and Host is Agenda Leader sharing their challenges, successes and goals.
  • No cost to participating members.

SWACO Commitment

  • Provide a forum for businesses to learn about green strategies that align with business goals.
  • Administer the program, organize and provide lunch.
  • Structure the Agendas to ensure a sounding board for new ideas, technologies, and opportunities.
  • Encourage group networking and dynamics.

Member Commitment

  • Attend a minimum of 2 meetings in a calendar year.
  • Although business relationships may develop over time, the BRT is not a platform for sales presentations.
  • Have a desire to improve your company, school or organization’s green efforts with the most cost and energy effective methods.
  • Be prepared to openly share your struggles and successes to inspire others.

Sample of Past Agendas

  • The Dark Side of Green
  • The LEEDing Edge of Green
  • Fuel Reduction-The Bottom Line
  • Get Money – Be Happy
  • The Green in Your Marketing Strategy
  • Grasses & Bushes & Plants On The Roof…..Oh My!
  • The Art of Trash
  • Getting to 99%