The SWACO Business Roundtable (BRT)

How to Join

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

SWACO
4239 London Groveport Rd.
Grove City, OH 43123
Attn: Kristi Higginbotham
Email: kristi.higginbotham@swaco.org
Ph: 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%