Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy
Climate Change Position

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy

The Bend Chamber of Commerce supports a diverse, equitable and inclusive chamber membership, workforce and business community. We strive to support diversity influencers and professionals in order to attract and retain a vibrant, successful workforce. We believe DEI and diversity in all its forms, including opinions and perspectives creates a competitive advantage, better outcomes and spurs innovation in Bend and the Central Oregon Region.

Climate Change Position

In representation of its members, the Bend Chamber shares the following position on climate change:

Climate change has diverse impacts on our members. The Bend Chamber supports open dialogue and reasonable policies that are responsive to those impacts as our community continues to grow. We may specifically be supportive of policies:

  • Provide reasonable equity of impacts and benefits to our members
  • Sustainable to implement and maintain
  • Provide measurable, reliable benefits over time
  • Specifically of policies that reduce waste

Why join the Bend Chamber?

Becoming a member of the Bend Chamber of Commerce isn’t just about a decal on the door or a certificate on the wall. It shows your support for and investment in a vibrant business community. It means you’re standing shoulder to shoulder with your peers who want to help protect the innovative and collaborative business environment that we enjoy through connections, advocacy, resources, and leadership.

The Bend Chamber is actively supported by these Signature Investors

Small Business


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