American innovation is flourishing across the country thanks to thoughtful governors who work with the business community to create a strong business climate in their states. The Enterprising States study is about championing the successes of these governors. There is no limit to what innovative entrepreneurs can achieve in a strong business climate founded on sound policy. To highlight the most innovative and effective policies across the nation, the 2015 edition of the study—Enterprising States: States Innovate—analyzes the 50 states through six lenses, ranking the top 10 in six distinct categories.

Utah: Collaboration as the Foundation for Growth

In 2014, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released a supplementary Enterprising States report focusing on Utah's success in creating jobs and expanding its economy. Read more on Utah and its collaborative approach to education and economic development in the report Utah: Collaboration as the Foundation for Growth.

Also see our related blog posts, including a Q&A with Utah governor Gary Herbert and business leaders.