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October 10, 2017
ASBC has announced its 2017 SUSTY Awards, including U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and U.S. Senator Angus King (I-ME). ASBC gives the awards annually to recognize exemplary leadership for policies that help build a more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable America. “The Sustainable Policymakers Awards... read more
October 10, 2017
As the tax reform debate in Congress heats up, ASBC is engaging by providing an affirmative agenda about how tax reform can help small and start-up businesses; boost U.S. exports with a destination-based corporate tax; and keep businesses open through worker-ownership. During the week of September 25, Bill Parks (ASBC member... read more
October 10, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) today issued a statement blasting the decision by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to repeal the Clean Power Plan. The following statement may be attributed to Richard Eidlin, Vice President for Policy and Co-founder:“Air pollution is destructive to our overall... read more
October 2, 2017
Washington, DC ( October 2, 2017)—In advance of President Trump’s speech on Monday to preview the Administration’s Regulatory Agenda, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement disputing the fundamental assumption that deregulation is needed to grow the economy. This may be attributed to... read more
September 29, 2017
Jim Barber, cofounder of Luke's Toy Factor (an ASBC partner), wrote an op-ed in about how federal legislation could make it harder to enforce safety standards for toys.   
September 28, 2017
The Boston Herald quoted John O'Neill, ASBC's senior tax analyst, saying that tax reform isn't as useful to the economy as investing in infrastructure and education. This AP piece also ran in at least 160 outlets in the US.
September 28, 2017
ASBC engaged in in-depth discussions with business leaders throughout Climate Week in New York City regarding actions that will help the United States address climate change.ASBC co-sponsored a panel on carbon neutrality with the Climate Club. Jet Blue, Phillips, ASBC member Eileen Fisher and others joined ASBC co-founder and... read more
September 27, 2017
ASBC sent a letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee opposing the nomination of Michael Dourson to lead EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. Once again, the Trump Administration has chosen someone to head an office who in the recent past had directly lobbied the agency on behalf of ... read more
September 26, 2017
Washington, D.C. (September 26, 2017)—In response to Republican tax proposals expected tomorrow, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement, which may be attributed to Richard Eidlin, Co-founder and Vice President of Policy and Campaigns:“The United States needs tax reform that will build... read more
September 26, 2017
Earlier this month, the California state house yesterday passed the New Parent Leave Act (SB 63) a priority for ASBC’s High Road Workplace Project. SB 63 will guarantee job protection to 2.7 million more Californians when they take time to bond with a new child. A broad coalition of businesses, workers and other stakeholders... read more


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