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August 29, 2016
Zach Bernstein, ASBC's research and social media manager, wrote a column in TriplePundit about how voters in Washington state will decide whether their state becomes the first in the country to pass a carbon tax.
August 22, 2016
ASBC sent a letter to the cosponsors of the National Mitigation Investment Act (H.R. 5177) thanking them for their efforts to help mitigate future damage from natural disasters. The National Mitigation Investment Act would encourage states to improve their building codes, with a “nationally recognized model building code” as a... read more
August 12, 2016
This week, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced the introduction of the “Made in America Manufacturing Communities Act” during a tour of ASBC member Manufacture New York’s facility in Brooklyn. In an accompanying news release, ASBC CEO David Levine was quoted as saying, “Manufacturing is a key component to building a... read more
July 28, 2016
Earlier this week, ASBC hosted a panel discussion alongside the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The three-part discussion touched on several topics across the sustainability spectrum, and included speakers from the business and political communities to discuss the path forward for forward-thinking policy. The... read more
July 27, 2016
Zach Bernstein, ASBC's research and social media manager, wrote a column in GreenBiz.com urging business leaders to support a carbon tax, proper GMO labeling and the Young Farmer Act.
July 26, 2016
Bryan McGannon, policy director of ASBC, was part of a panel discussing the direction in which the Democrats need to proceed in order to change a perception that the party is pro-regulation and anti-business. An article in the Philadelphia Business Journal quoted McGannon, "Business is not monolithic. Not every business is... read more
July 25, 2016
E&E news discusses the spirited debate at ASBC's policy forum during the RNC about the best way to cut emissions. Supporters of a carbon tax tangled with Rod Richardson, president of the Grace Richardson Fund, who says "clean tax cuts" would be easier to pass with Republican help.
July 25, 2016
Cleveland.com discussed ASBC's policy Forum at Cleveland State University on July 20th on climate change, carbon dioxide reductions and corporate sustainability programs aimed at making business greener—all issues largely ignored by the Republican National Convention.
July 25, 2016
An article in the Dallas Morning News discussed how Conservative Dallas philanthropist Trammell S. Crow, a panelist on ASBC's Policy Forum on Conservative Thought and Sustainability at the RNC, makes the business case for cleaner energy
July 22, 2016
CLEVELAND, OH –Conservative thought leaders and business executives convened this week in Cleveland to discuss climate change at a forum organized by the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC). Breaking with the official GOP position of skepticism, executives spoke passionately about challenge posed by climate change, and... read more

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