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July 17, 2018
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R– CO) introduced the 21stCentury Internet Act, which would restore the main principles of net neutrality. Additionally, Rep. Coffman has signed the House of Representatives' Net Neutrality Congressional Review Act (CRA) discharge petition, making him the first... read more
July 13, 2018
ALBANY, NY – In response to the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s denial of a draft permit for a proposed storage of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the salt caverns along Seneca Lake, the New York Sustainable Business Council released a statement applauding the action. The following may be attributed Bob Rossi... read more
July 5, 2018
Washington, DC -- Reacting to today’s announcement that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned, ASBC released a statement expressing support for a strong EPA. The following may be attributed to Policy Director Christine Blackburn:"We support a strong EPA because protecting human health and the environment is a critical... read more
June 26, 2018
Washington, DC -- Reacting to today’s announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court that it is upholding the Trump Administration’s travel and immigration restrictions for countries that have mostly Muslim populations, ASBC released a statement expressing disappointment. ASBC also called on Congress to reverse the ban through... read more
June 26, 2018
Recently the Main Street Employee Ownership Act (S. 2786) was passed in the Senate. Introduced by Senator Gillibrand and 6 additional co-sponsors, this bill is the culmination of many months of hard work by ASBC staff, members, and allies. It provides funding and technical assistance to help companies transition to being worker... read more
June 25, 2018
ASBC’s Board Chair, Jeffrey Hollender, discusses how corporate sustainability encompasses the impact a business has on the planet, as well as society.
June 23, 2018
As the leading policy and advocacy organization for the sustainable business community, ASBC strongly opposes the policy of separating children from their families that has recently been implemented at the U.S. border. In addition, we call on the Administration and Congress to be transparent about where children are being... read more
June 21, 2018
Yesterday, the state legislatures in both Delaware and Massachusetts overwhelmingly passed bills that will extend paid leave to workers in their states. By passing these bills, they join five other states, as well as the District of Columbia, that have already paid leave laws in place. Additionally, while both bills are big... read more
June 21, 2018
Yesterday, a California State Assembly Committee failed to pass strong net neutrality protections. Instead, it amended and voted for a watered down version of the bill ASBC supported.ASBC and its members supported the original bill because it was a comprehensive bill that would have reinstated the Federal Communications... read more
June 20, 2018
Washington, DC – In response to a California State Assembly Committee failing to advance strong net neutrality rules, the American Sustainable Business Council released a statement expressing disappointment with the result. The following may be attributed to Policy Director Christine Blackburn:“We are very disappointed with... read more

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