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June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2017)—A new bill has been proposed by the Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate to make changes to the nation’s healthcare insurance system under Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The proposal would cut Medicaid payments, decrease subsidies for low and middle income families, and give... read more
June 21, 2017
The Joint Committee on Transportation, Utilities, and Energy (TUE) in Massachusetts discussed two carbon fee proposals this week. ASBC is a strong supporter of these efforts to set up systems for pricing carbon.Climate change directly threatens our economy. Rising sea levels and extreme weather jeopardize the state’s vital... read more
June 20, 2017
Kyle Tafuri, senior sustainability advisor at the Hackensack University Medical Center (an ASBC member) and Richard Eidlin ASBC's VP of policy, wrote an op-ed in Becker's Hospital Review in support of the Clean Power Plan.
June 7, 2017
Ad Age listed ASBC as one of the leading groups standing by the Paris Agreement after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the climate pact.
June 7, 2017
AP News cited ASBC's position in support of the Paris Climate Accord. Leaving the Paris Climate Accord would hurt companies, giving them a chaotic and unsustainable future of business disruptions from rising seas and changing weather patterns.
June 6, 2017
Bloomberg BNA interviewed David Levine, ASBC's CEO and co-founder, on the merits of protecting Safer Choice labeling program. 
June 2, 2017
ASBC released a statement criticizing the announcement of the Trump Administration’s decision to back out of the Paris climate agreement, asserting that today’s business opportunities are in anticipating and adapting quickly to a low-carbon economy. "This view is basically anti-business and stifles competitiveness,” CEO David... read more
June 2, 2017
CBS News quoted David Levine, ASBC's CEO and co-founder, opposing the U.S. pulling out of the Paris treaty. Said Levine, "The value of Paris to businesses is the clear market signal that the future is in lower carbon, rather than a chaotic and unsustainable future of business disruptions from rising seas and changing weather... read more
May 31, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a national network of members representing over 250,000 businesses, released a statement criticizing today’s expected announcement of the Trump Administration’s decision to back out of the Paris climate agreement.“The value of Paris to businesses is the... read more
May 31, 2017
Business Leaders are now urging Congress to pass a new bill to help small businesses comply with regulations. The bill would expand the assistance provided by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help 30 million small businesses in America. The bill empowers SBA’s Office of the National Ombudsman to improve its outreach... read more

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