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December 14, 2016
Solar Industry quoted ASBC CEO David Levine on Trump's nomination of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry as head of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Said Levine, “His close ties to the oil industry in his home state will likely lead to department policy that tilts the playing field in favor of fossil fuels."
December 14, 2016
David Levine, ASBC CEO, told Bloomberg BNA Pruitt’s views could harm chemical and other businesses saying, "Science should form the basis of the EPA’s chemical and other decisions."
December 14, 2016
In the past two weeks, ASBC has issued statements strongly defended sustainability principles and values in response to President-elect’s cabinet nominees for EPA, Labor, Interior and Health and Human Services. The media are paying attention.ASBC is determined to stand firm for policies and programs that help build a more... read more
December 14, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC (December 13, 2016) – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, expressed deep concern over the nomination of former Texas Governor Rick Perry for Secretary of Energy (DOE). The following statement may be attributed to David... read more
December 12, 2016
An article in CBS News quoted ASBC co-founder David Brodwin about Trump's CEO advisory committee to furnish guidance about economic growth. Said Brodwin, “Many of the multinationals represented on his new forum continue to lobby for tax cuts and deregulation that help them win at the expense of small business and consumers."
December 12, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which, with its member organizations, represents more than 250,000 businesses, calls the nomination of Andy Puzder the wrong choice to advance an economy based on high-road employers. The following statement may be attributed to David Levine, CEO of ASBC:“With... read more
December 12, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, expressed concern that the nomination of Representative Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA)  for Secretary of the Interior will lead to a sell-off of public lands for fossil fuel interests to... read more
December 9, 2016
An article in Newsweek quoted the reactions from environmental organizations and prominent environmentalists to Pruitt’s appointment.  Said ASBC CEO David Levine, “This nomination also demonstrates a critical disregard for the impacts on businesses and the economy from climate change and extreme weather events."
December 9, 2016
An article in The Hill quoted ASBC CEO David Levine on Trump's nomination of Andy Puzder for Secretary of Labor.  Said Levine, "With Mr. Puzder’s nomination, Mr. Trump is choosing the wrong model for helping the working and middle classes — and businesses that depend on healthy consumer demand."
December 8, 2016
An article in U.S. News & World Report, discussing Trump's Secretary of Labor nominee Andy Puzder, quoted ASBC CEO David Levine. Said Levine, "With Mr. Puzder's nomination, Mr. Trump is choosing the wrong model for helping the working and middle classes – and businesses that depend on healthy consumer demand."

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