The mission of American Sustainable Business Council and its affiliate, the American Sustainable Business Council Action Fund, is to advance public policies that ensure a vibrant, just, and sustainable economy.

 

Major Developments

Comment Period for Waters of the US Rule Opens

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opened its comment period on the “Waters of the United States” rule today. The rule would clarify the EPA’s authority through the Clean Water Act; under the proposal, most seasonal and rain-dependent streams, as well as wetlands near...

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CEVB Act Introduced In Congress

Earlier this month, the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act was re-introduced in Congress. The bill would create a new class of Treasury bonds, starting as low as $25, that would be used to invest in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide. The project was inspired by the Victory...

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EPA Announces New Rules Under Clean Water Act

On March 25, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the US Army Corps of Engineers, announced new proposed rules to protect American streams and wetlands. The rules will clarify protections under the Clean Water Act, which were thrown into legal limbo by two Supreme Court...

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“Better Off Budget” Helps Build a More Sustainable Economy

The ASBC Action Fund supports the many innovative and smart policy proposals in the “Better Off Budget of the Congressional Progressive Caucus’ (CPC) to move the nation toward a more sustainable economy. There is broad recognition in the business community that more investment, not...

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ASBC Action Fund Hosts Webinar with Rep. Mark Pocan on TPP

The ASBC Action Fund hosted a webinar with member businesses and Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) on Thursday, March 13, 2014 to discuss the implications the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) would have on small businesses. The webinar addressed concerns regarding food safety, local procurement,...

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ASBC Honors Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, ASBC is highlighting some of the major contributions women provide to the world of business and sustainability. Female business leaders lead the charge on many issues, often those that directly affect their role and success in the workplace. Currently,...

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ASBC Action Fund Urges Stronger Chemical Reform Legislation

ASBC Action Fund released a statement regarding the Chemicals in Commerce Act, a proposal to reform the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) introduced by Representative John Shimkus (R-IL). While this effort is a start, ASBC believes it lacks certain elements that are needed for TSCA reform to be...

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