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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 is as essential to a... 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 from climate change... 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 Yorkers of color.The... read more
November 19, 2018
Washington, DC – In response to the announcement late last week that President Trump will nominate Andrew Wheeler to head the EPA, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“We strongly oppose Andrew Wheeler for EPA Administrator. We believe he will continue his... read more
November 7, 2018
Washington, DC – Responding to the election results, which shifted the balance of power in the U.S. House of Representatives and several states, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“This election is an important first step towards passing national legislation... read more
October 2, 2018
Washington, DC – In response to Amazon’s announcement that it will work with Congress to raise the federal minimum wage above its current rate of $7.25, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released statements supporting the move."We applaud Amazon for its plan to work with Congress to raise the federal minimum wage above $7.25. Other... read more
October 1, 2018
Sacramento, CA – In support of California’s Governor Jerry Brown signing into law net neutrality legislation introduced by Senator Scott Wiener, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi:“ASBC and its members are pleased that Governor Brown has signed SB 822 into... read more
August 14, 2018
Washington, DC – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and member businesses released statements supporting the Main Street Employee Ownership Act, which is scheduled to be signed into law today. The bill, introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Nydia Velazquez earlier this year and included in the 2019 National... read more
August 2, 2018
FARGO, ND – Businesses from 30 states urged a federal court in North Dakota to uphold the Clean Water Rule, in an amicus brief filed by Environment America Research & Policy Center and the National Environmental Law Center.  From outfitters to brewers to farmers, many of these businesses depend on clean water for their livelihoods. In addition... read more
August 1, 2018
Washington, DC – Today, the leading policy advocacy group for responsible businesses released a statement criticizing the Economic Security for Parents Act that will be introduced by Senator Marco Rubio, saying that it would provide limited benefits and reduce Social Security for participants. The following statement may be attributed to Christine... read more

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