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March 30, 2017
On Wednesday, March 29, Frank Knapp, President and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and board co-chair of the American Sustainable Business Council, testified before the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship. Knapp’s testimony (view video) focused on the importance of smart... read more
March 27, 2017
On Friday, March 24, 2017, the Trump Administration authorized the final permit to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to be completed. ASBC continues to oppose the pipeline and issued this statement:“Keystone XL is still a bad idea for the U.S. economy and business, despite what the fossil-fuel industry says,” said ASBC’s CEO David... read more
March 27, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2017)—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a national network of members representing over 250,000 businesses, released a statement condemning the expected climate executive order to be signed Tuesday by President Trump at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The following... read more
March 24, 2017
An article in Chemical Watch quoted Bryan McGannon, ASBC director of policy, in support of the Safer Choice Program.
March 21, 2017
Leaders from ASBC and several affiliates joined state legislators from New England for a dialogue and press conference on pricing carbon pollution. The CT Sustainable Business Council, NJ Sustainable Business Council, the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, and the Climate Action Business Alliance participated at the day... read more
March 21, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (March 21, 2017)—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, calls for Secretary of Labor nominee Alexander Acosta to push for an economy based on high-road employers at his hearing Wednesday, March 22, 2017.The following statement... read more
March 20, 2017
Robert Bennett, president of Resource Development Associates (a member ASBC), wrote an op-ed in The Hill in support of the Affordable Care Act.
March 17, 2017
Yesterday, the Maryland Senate followed the House of Delegates in passing paid sick leave legislation. The Senate voted 29-18 for the bill. The American Sustainable Business Council and its member the Chesapeake Sustainable Business Council offered testimony in support of the bill. The vote is significant, because the Senate... read more
March 16, 2017
This week, Senator Murray and Rep. DeLauro reintroduced the Healthy Families Act, a national proposal for earned, paid sick time. The Healthy Families Act has 108 House cosponsors and 30 Senate cosponsors. This is a testament to the continued and growing support for the bill. Read ASBC’s statement of support for the Healthy... read more
March 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC(march 15, 2017) – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a national network of members representing over 250,000 businesses, released a statement of support for a U.S. House resolution to focus on solutions to climate change.“This is a courageous first step towards the much-needed bipartisan... read more


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