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February 21, 2018
Washington, DC – In advance of tomorrow’s expected publication in the Federal Register of the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality protections, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement, which may be attributed to David Levine, President and Co-founder:“The... read more
February 6, 2018
ASBC’s Ryan Rabac, manager of digital marketing, is quoted in this Fundera.com blog about that impact on small businesses with the loss of net neutrality.
February 1, 2018
On January 31, state legislators from nine states (CT, MD, MA, NH, NY, OR, RI, VT, and WA) announced the formation of the Carbon Costs Coalition, which aims to lead a state-based movement to reduce carbon emissions by utilizing market-based solutions. The coalition was established with the support of the National Caucus of... read more
February 1, 2018
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This landmark legislation is the first and only national law designed to help Americans meet the dual demands of work and family and help businesses better retain top talent. FMLA allows workers to take time off when they need it most, without... read more
February 1, 2018
50 senators led by Ed Markey (D-MA) have come out in support of using the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to overrule the FCC’s decision to repeal the 2015 net neutrality rules. The CRA allows Congress to use an expedited legislative process to overrule new federal regulations, and prohibits the agency from reissuing of the rule... read more
January 25, 2018
Amy Hall, director of social consciousness at Eileen Fisher, wrote an op-ed in Crain's New York in support of a state-mandated price on carbon for New York to further its reputation as a national leader on climate change and as a state that is profitable for businesses.
January 22, 2018
Marketplace interviewed Michael Bronner, president of Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps (an ASBC member), about proposals to cut legal immigration by up to half. For companies that employ many immigrants, that could mean it will be harder for them to find workers to fill jobs.
January 2, 2018
An article in the Baltimore Sun quoted David Brodwin, ASBC VP of communications and media, in supporty of employee ownership.
January 2, 2018
An article in Environmental Health Perspectives quoted ASBC's President and CEO David Levine in support of ingredient disclosure. Said Levine, “Every company we talk to tells us that they can assess what is in their competitor’s product, so why are they fighting the bills to ensure ingredient disclosure at the federal and state... read more
December 20, 2017
After over five years of campaigning by a broad array of stakeholders, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and Governor Andrew Cuomo each released separate proposals to freeze all current fossil fuel investments, divest New York’s public pension funds fossil fuel companies, and reinvest in renewable energy. Together, New... read more

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