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April 1, 2019
DATELINE – APRIL 1, 2019 – Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), a network of companies and business associations committed to the triple bottom line of People, Planet, and Profit, announced that Jeffrey Hollender, ASBC’s Co-founder and Board Chair, is stepping in as CEO, effective immediately. As CEO, he will support the... read more
March 26, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, the leading policy advocacy group for responsible businesses sent a letter to senators, urging them to support the Green New Deal as an historic business opportunity. The letter was endorsed by more than 250 businesses and business organizations, with more signing every day. The letter said in part:“As responsible business... read more
February 14, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to the Trump Administration’s announced proposal to replace the Waters of the U.S. rule, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“American business relies... read more
February 12, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, the leading policy advocacy group for responsible businesses released a statement praising the paid family leave plan introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Rosa DeLauro. The following statement may be attributed to Hammad Atassi, CEO of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC):"Paid leave... read more
February 7, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, the leading policy advocacy group for responsible businesses released a statement in support of the Resolutions for the Green New Deal introduced by Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY 14). The following may be attributed to David Levine, President, American Sustainable Business... read more
February 6, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, the leading policy advocacy group for responsible businesses released a statement criticizing the paid family leave plan President Trump mentioned in his State of the Union speech, saying that the plan would provide limited benefits and reduce Social Security for participants. The following statement may be attributed to ... read more
December 21, 2018
Washington, DC – In response to President Trump signing the 2018 Farm Bill, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“ASBC is pleased that the 2018 Farm Bill keeps and, in some cases, even builds support for regenerative agriculture and diversity in ranch and farm... read more
December 19, 2018
Washington, DC – Today, the Washington, DC City Council passed the DC Clean Energy Omnibus Act of 2018. In response, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released a statement praising the move. The statement may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“This bill will solidify DC’s role as a global leader in combating the harmful effects of... read more
December 11, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to the Trump Administration’s announced proposal to replace the Clean Water Rule, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“Clean water is as essential to a... read more
November 26, 2018
Washington, DC – In response to the National Climate Assessment released by the White House last Friday, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi.“In this time of thanksgiving, we are grateful that our government is continuing to track the risks from climate change... read more

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