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August 9, 2017
Richard Eidlin wrote in TriplePundit in support of regulations that produce good rules while protecting small businesses from unnecessary compliance burdens.
August 9, 2017
David Levine, CEO of ASBC, wrote in Conscious Company Media urging business leaders to join coalitions to advance their values in the larger economic and political system.
August 4, 2017
An article in Cap Times discusses the proposed Foxconn deal in Wisconsin. ASBC's High Road Principles was cited as a guide for employers who want to operate responsibly and “take care of their own.” Providing a livable fair wage, family friendly benefits, work-life balance, education and training opportunities, and community... read more
August 1, 2017
Global Trade quoted Richard Eidlin, ASBC"s VP of Policy and Campaigns, urging Trump to renegotiate the NAFTA fairly for small business.
July 31, 2017
On July 27th, Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) re-introduced the American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act. Companion legislation was also introduced in the House by Representatives David Cicilline (D-RI) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon). The bill calls for an initial fee of $49 per metric ton, which is... read more
July 28, 2017
ASBC has sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee calling for tax reform that provides incentives for entrepreneurs, small and midsize businesses, rather than cutting taxes for the wealthy. The letter advocates for tax code changes that help create and maintain quality jobs, encourages worker ownership, and reduces... read more
July 27, 2017
On July 12th, ASBC helped coordinate a lobby day on Capitol Hill in support of the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC), an ASBC member. SFC is a coalition of manufacturers, retailers and designers in the home furnishings industry dedicated to environmental sustainability.Members of SFC’s board of directors, representing... read more
July 26, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 26, 2017) – In support of legislation introduced to set a national price on carbon, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a national network of members representing over 250,000 businesses, released the following statement: “Businesses want to see action from Congress because extreme... read more
July 24, 2017
Chris Lu, former Deputy Secretary of Labor and board member of ASBC, wrote an op-ed in Time in support of raising the minimum wage.
July 13, 2017
More than 100 small business leaders sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging the President to ensure that the re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other global trade pacts does not allow foreign multinational corporations to attack U.S. laws that protect U.S. communities and the... read more

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