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January 5, 2017
An article in The Hill cited ASBC's objections to the Midnight Rules Relief Act.
January 4, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (January 4, 2017)—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), with a membership network representing more than 250,000 businesses, today sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives voicing opposing to H.R. 21, a bill designed to invalidate rules written during the final period of a... read more
January 3, 2017
ASBC has launched a multi-year, cross-sector initiative: the High Road Workplace Project. In partnership with business, government, and advocacy leaders from across the country, ASBC will leverage the expertise of high-road businesses to identify and advance new policy incentives that encourage all businesses to act with the... read more
January 3, 2017
An article in NPR quoted ASBC CEO David Levine in support of increased wages.  Said Levine, "With that retention they're also getting employees that are more committed to the business, therefore productivity goes up."
December 22, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, reacted cautiously to the nomination of Representative Ryan Zinke for Secretary of the Interior.The following statement may be attributed to David Levine, CEO of ASBC:“We are encouraged... read more
December 22, 2016
ASBC is encouraged that Rep. Zinke is on record opposing privatizing public lands and that he sees a role for developing renewable energy resources on public lands. The question is, will he also push for unbridled drilling for fossil fuels and less-than-fair-market price deals for mineral rights that will rob the U.S. Treasury... read more
December 21, 2016
ASBC Policy Director Bryan McGannon told Bloomberg BNA that safety and health practices should be a part of overall personnel practices. In addition to providing a safe workplace, sustainability includes such benefits as good pay and paid leave.
December 19, 2016
Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Small Business Administration (SBA), Linda McMahon, can actively facilitate job growth and a more robust economy just by leveling the playing field for small businesses.Small companies face big barriers such as federal policies favoring large companies, bank policies restricting access to... read more
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."


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