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June 29, 2017
If we were being truthful, President Trump’s ‘Energy Week’ would be more accurately titled ‘Carbon Intensive Fuels Week’. The Administration’s emphasis on ‘energy dominance’ is an open invitation to the coal, oil and gas industries to expand drilling in sensitive offshore areas, National Parks and suburban communities.... read more
June 29, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (June 27, 2017) -- In response to the Trump Administration’s announced decision to roll back 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 Richard Eidlin... read more
June 22, 2017
ASBC recently sponsored a visit between Carol Shea Porter, (D, NH-01) and five business leaders to discuss action on climate change at the federal level.Business leaders shared their stories of climate change’s impact and the need for broad, federal engagement. Congresswoman Shea Porter offered her perspective on the necessary... read more
June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2017)—A new bill has been proposed by the Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate to make changes to the nation’s healthcare insurance system under Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The proposal would cut Medicaid payments, decrease subsidies for low and middle income families, and give... read more
June 21, 2017
The Joint Committee on Transportation, Utilities, and Energy (TUE) in Massachusetts discussed two carbon fee proposals this week. ASBC is a strong supporter of these efforts to set up systems for pricing carbon.Climate change directly threatens our economy. Rising sea levels and extreme weather jeopardize the state’s vital... read more
June 20, 2017
Kyle Tafuri, senior sustainability advisor at the Hackensack University Medical Center (an ASBC member) and Richard Eidlin ASBC's VP of policy, wrote an op-ed in Becker's Hospital Review in support of the Clean Power Plan.
June 7, 2017
Ad Age listed ASBC as one of the leading groups standing by the Paris Agreement after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the climate pact.
June 7, 2017
AP News cited ASBC's position in support of the Paris Climate Accord. Leaving the Paris Climate Accord would hurt companies, giving them a chaotic and unsustainable future of business disruptions from rising seas and changing weather patterns.
June 6, 2017
Bloomberg BNA interviewed David Levine, ASBC's CEO and co-founder, on the merits of protecting Safer Choice labeling program. 
June 2, 2017
ASBC released a statement criticizing the announcement of the Trump Administration’s decision to back out of the Paris climate agreement, asserting that today’s business opportunities are in anticipating and adapting quickly to a low-carbon economy. "This view is basically anti-business and stifles competitiveness,” CEO David... read more


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