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January 2, 2019
ASBC’s work on policies to increase worker ownership is profiled in this contributed article on Medium.
December 21, 2018
Washington, DC – In response to President Trump signing the 2018 Farm Bill, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“ASBC is pleased that the 2018 Farm Bill keeps and, in some cases, even builds support for regenerative agriculture and... read more
December 19, 2018
Washington, DC – Today, the Washington, DC City Council passed the DC Clean Energy Omnibus Act of 2018. In response, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released a statement praising the move. The statement may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“This bill will solidify DC’s role as a global leader in combating the... read more
December 12, 2018
In response to the Trump Administration’s announced proposal to replace the Clean Water Rule, ASBC released the following statement from CEO Hammad Atassi.“Clean water is as essential to a healthy economy as it is to a healthy environment. Business depends on clean water. We don't get clean water by gutting protections for... read more
December 11, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to the Trump Administration’s announced proposal to replace the Clean Water Rule, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“Clean water... read more
November 27, 2018
“Business carries the most responsibility for climate change and is vital to addressing it. But if the market system simply enables more and more carbon pollution, then the business community will need our government to help.” That’s part of a statement from CEO Hammad Atassi that ASBC issued in response to the National Climate... read more
November 26, 2018
Washington, DC – In response to the National Climate Assessment released by the White House last Friday, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“In this time of thanksgiving, we are grateful that our government is continuing to track the risks... read more
November 20, 2018
ASBC is ramping up its efforts to convince Oregon legislators to repeal Oregon’s Water’s Edge election, a law that enables corporations to prevent the state from taxing their foreign income. This law enables corporations to hide American profits as foreign revenues.Oregon faces a $2 billion education funding shortfall for the... read more
November 20, 2018
NEW YORK – A board member of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a member network representing over 250,000 businesses, will testify at a historic joint hearing this evening at City Hall. The joint city and state hearing will showcase how the city can develop an equitable economy that works for New... read more
November 19, 2018
In response to the announcement late last week that President Trump will nominate Andrew Wheeler to head the EPA, ASBC released the following statement by CEO Hammad Atassi.“We strongly oppose Andrew Wheeler for EPA Administrator. We believe he will continue his predecessor’s harmful deregulation at the EPA, reversing vital... read more

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