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January 15, 2012
Washington, D.C. - The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), a coalition of 45 business organizations, urged President Obama to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline. “Contrary to the claims of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, American Petroleum Institute and other pipeline advocates who threaten political retaliation if the... read more
January 8, 2012
ASBC Action Fund Vice Chair Frank Knapp penned an op-ed on the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011, which ran in The Birmingham News as well as in media outlets in New York, Virginia, and Kentucky.
January 5, 2012
In an op-ed in The Washington Post, John Heymann, principal of NewLevel Group, mentions the work of ASBC.
December 23, 2011
ASBC Board Member and President and Co-Founder of BetterWorld Telecom Matt Bauer published an op-ed in The Washington Post on trends in the telecom industry.
December 21, 2011
Stephen McDonnell, founder and CEO of Applegate Natural and Organic Meats, published "Talking Turkey About Food Regulation" in The Illinois Times.
December 16, 2011
Ben Cohen, founder of Ben and Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream, and co-founder of American Sustainable Business Council’s “Business for Democracy” initiative, makes an outstanding case for how regulation helps innovators and entrepreneurs. Cohen describes the early days of his ice cream business and how Haagen-Dazs, then owned by... read more
December 13, 2011
The American Sustainable Business Council and B Lab are thrilled to announce the passage and signing of the New York State Benefit Corporation legislation. Continuing a national trend of strong bi-partisan support for benefit corporation legislation, the New York bill (S79-A and A4692-A), sponsored by Senators Daniel Squadron (... read more
December 8, 2011
Vince Siciliano, CEO of New Resource Bank and ASBC Advisory Board Member, published an opinion piece, "How the REINS Act Fails Small Businesses and the Economy" on
December 6, 2011
“Today, the House of Representatives ignored the true needs of small businesses across the nation in favor of giving themselves unnecessary power to regulate the marketplace via the REINS Act,” said Frank Knapp, president of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and ASBC Action Fund Vice Chair. “Small businesses... read more
December 5, 2011
ASBC Advisory Board Member Jennifer V. Orgolini published an op-ed, "2011 Growth Aided by Smart Government Regulations,"  in The Washington Post.


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