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March 21, 2018
A group of women entrepreneurs recently launched the Invest in Women Entrepreneurs Initiative (I-WE) that seeks to significantly increase resources that support the growth of women-owned businesses by leveraging private, corporate, and government grants and capital.Women entrepreneurs who get support through coaching, capital,... read more
March 20, 2018
On March 14, 2018 ASBC member Investor's Circle-Social Venture Network (SVN) released a statement announcing its decision to rescind the 2011 SVN Innovation Award that was presented to Eric Greitens, founder of The Mission Continues. The decision is in response to Greitens' actions as Governor of Missouri to reduce the Missouri... read more
February 26, 2018
Julie Gorte, senior vice president at Impax Asset Management LLC (an ASBC member), wrote an op-ed in Union Leader supporting a carbon price study that will identify exactly what the market is willing to bear and give us a road map for creating a low-carbon, modern economy in New Hampshire.
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 7, 2018
Julia Watts, assistant policy director at ASBC, wrote a column TriplePundit in support of the FAMILY Act.
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 6, 2018
An article in the HudsonValley360 quoted ASBC President David Levine in support of sustainability. Said Levine, “People are surprised to learn there’s a strong business case to be made for sustainability.”
February 5, 2018
The SentinelSource.com quoted ASBC's Chris Blackburn, director of policy, in support of the formation of the Carbon Costs Coalition. Said Blackburn, “Business leaders understand that climate change is a growing risk to their bottom lines. That’s why many support a carbon price as the most efficient and effective way to reduce... read more
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

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