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January 17, 2019
An article in Just Taxes cites ASBC's new study, A Simple Fix for a $17 Billion Loophole, by ITEP, the U.S. PIRG Education Fund,, and the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) finds that states could raise as much as $17 billion in additional revenue in one year by developing legislation that would make it harder for companies to avoid taxes by shifting profits into domestic or offshore tax havens. The simple fix is mandating that corporations pay taxes based on their total worldwide profits and where they are doing business.
January 18, 2019
An article in Big Island Now quoted John O'Neill, ASBC senior tax analyst, in foavor of businesses paying their fair share of taxes. Said O'Neill, “Too many companies have abandoned their moral obligation to pay the full amount they owe for the public services andinfrastructure they use in our states. That means other taxpayers, including other businesses, have to pay more.”
December 17, 2018
ASBC’s work on policies to increase worker ownership is profiled in this contributed article on Medium.
August 31, 2018
In a news article in The Washington Post, ASBC is named as a key advocacy group and ASBC member Eileen Fisher is quoted saying, "We don’t want sustainability to be our edge, we want it to be universal."
August 23, 2018
A news article in ChemicalWatch, about the EPA’s proposed policy on what type of science can be used in its decisions about chemical safety, quotes ASBC saying, "The more research the EPA considers, the more informed and appropriate their response can be to findings about harmful effects of chemicals." (Pay wall)
August 7, 2018
ASBC member Richard Graves, Co-founder of CleanChoice Energy, is quoted in this Associated Press story about hiring challenges. According to the article, “…its mission — to provide homes with renewable energy — helps attract employees.”
August 3, 2018
ASBC member Brian England, President of BA Auto in Columbia, MD, is quoted in this Associated Press story about the weekly jobs report. He said he has, “has raised starting pay roughly 10 percent in the past two years. The more you make an employee healthy and happy, the more that they’re going to stay with you.”
June 25, 2018
ASBC’s Board Chair, Jeffrey Hollender, discusses how corporate sustainability encompasses the impact a business has on the planet, as well as society.
June 14, 2018
An article in ChemicalWatch quoted ASBC President and Co-founder David Levine in support of New York's cleaning product disclosure policy. The New York requirements, "...will help not only deliver what consumers want but will, in turn, grow a strong and healthy New York economy".
June 12, 2018
An article in cites ASBC's highroad report and definition. “High-road” companies “view the workplace as a means to create significant business and social impact (and) reject low-road business models that exploit employees and disregard the environment as the basis for success.”