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April 25, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (April 26, 2017)—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, urges Congress to oppose the Working Families Flexibility Act (HR 1180/ S.801) saying it is poorly designed, permits much potential abuse by employers, and places a major... read more
April 25, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (April 25, 2017)—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, called on new Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) Sonny Perdue to be a champion for sustainable agriculture.The following statement may be attributed to Richard Eidlin, Vice... read more
April 25, 2017
ASBC’s recent partnership with Business Climate Leaders connected members with local Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) chapters to set-up meetings with members of Congress during the April recess. Members all over the country have taken action in their home states and are eager to share how climate change has affected their... read more
April 21, 2017
Businesses recognize that the Paris agreement provides the best solution to date for tackling climate change. Climate change challenges the security and economic well-being of the United States, in addition to threatening grave environmental and humanitarian challenges worldwide. Rising seas, changing weather patterns, and the... read more
April 20, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (April 20, 2017)—The Trump Administration will soon decide whether to withdraw or remain in the Paris climate agreement. The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a national network of members representing over 250,000 businesses, urges President Trump to keep the U.S. a party to the agreement... read more
April 14, 2017
On April 13th ASBC briefed 15 staff members of the House New Democrat Coalition (NDC) on the benefits of worker ownership. The NDC is comprised of 61 politically moderate, pro-business Democrats. The conversation centered on how cooperatives (Coops) and employee stock owned plans (ESOPs increase wages and retirement savings,... read more
April 14, 2017
NJTV News covered Earth Friendly Products' (an ASBC member) 50th anniversary in conjunction with global Earth Day events as one of its earliest supporters.  ASBC CEO David Levine was at the celebration and explained the importance of ingredient disclosure to the American public. Watch the news converage.
April 12, 2017
Former Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch, sworn in as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on Monday, April 10, brings with him a track record of dangerous bias in favor of corporations over workers, families and community.  The most extreme of Gorsuch’s decisions as an Appeals Court judge came out at his nomination hearing... read more
April 4, 2017
Today, ASBC is recognizing Equal Pay Day -- a date in the current year that represents the amount of time it takes for women to catch up to a white man’s earnings from the year before. We’re four months into 2017. This is simply unacceptable.We’ve made some progress since 1963, the year President Kennedy signed of the Equal Pay... read more
March 30, 2017
On Wednesday, March 29, Frank Knapp, President and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and board co-chair of the American Sustainable Business Council, testified before the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship. Knapp’s testimony (view video) focused on the importance of smart... read more


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