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March 24, 2017
An article in Chemical Watch quoted Bryan McGannon, ASBC director of policy, in support of the Safer Choice Program.
March 21, 2017
Leaders from ASBC and several affiliates joined state legislators from New England for a dialogue and press conference on pricing carbon pollution. The CT Sustainable Business Council, NJ Sustainable Business Council, the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, and the Climate Action Business Alliance participated at the day... read more
March 21, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (March 21, 2017)—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, calls for Secretary of Labor nominee Alexander Acosta to push for an economy based on high-road employers at his hearing Wednesday, March 22, 2017.The following statement... read more
March 20, 2017
Robert Bennett, president of Resource Development Associates (a member ASBC), wrote an op-ed in The Hill in support of the Affordable Care Act.
March 17, 2017
Yesterday, the Maryland Senate followed the House of Delegates in passing paid sick leave legislation. The Senate voted 29-18 for the bill. The American Sustainable Business Council and its member the Chesapeake Sustainable Business Council offered testimony in support of the bill. The vote is significant, because the Senate... read more
March 16, 2017
This week, Senator Murray and Rep. DeLauro reintroduced the Healthy Families Act, a national proposal for earned, paid sick time. The Healthy Families Act has 108 House cosponsors and 30 Senate cosponsors. This is a testament to the continued and growing support for the bill. Read ASBC’s statement of support for the Healthy... read more
March 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC(march 15, 2017) – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a national network of members representing over 250,000 businesses, released a statement of support for a U.S. House resolution to focus on solutions to climate change.“This is a courageous first step towards the much-needed bipartisan... read more
March 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (March 15, 2017)– Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses,  applauds U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) for reintroducing the Healthy Families Act – legislation to establish a... read more
March 13, 2017
HARTFORD, CT (March 13, 2017)—Today, the Policy Director for the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) spoke at a press conference in support of new proposed legislation to institute a statewide price on carbon. The bill was the subject of a public hearing today with the Joint Committee on the Environment. The press... read more
March 6, 2017
Richard Lawton, coordinator of the NJ Sustainable Business Council (an ASBC member) and CEO of Triple Ethos, wrote an op-ed in the Asbury Park Press supporting renewable energy for job creation, cleaner air and growing the economy over fossil fuels.


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