American Sustainable Business Council

The American Sustainable Business Council advocates for policy change and informs business owners and the public about the need and opportunities for building a vibrant, sustainable economy. Through its national member network, it represents more than 250,000 business owners, executives and investors from a wide range of industries.

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
ASBC Statements in Support of Amazon’s Pledge to Raise its Starting Wage and Lobby for a Federal Minimum Wage Increase
In response to Amazon’s announcement that it will work with Congress to raise the federal minimum wage above its current rate of $7.25, t he American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released statements supporting the move. "We applaud Amazon for its plan to work with Congress to raise the...
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Monday, October 01, 2018
Businesses Praise CA Governor for Signing Net Neutrality Bill
In support of California’s Governor Jerry Brown signing into law net neutrality legislation introduced by Senator Scott Wiener, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement. It may be attributed to CEO Hammad Atassi: “ASBC and its members are pleased that...
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Monday, August 13, 2018
ASBC Statements in Support of the Main Street Employee Ownership Act
The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and member businesses released statements supporting the Main Street Employee Ownership Act, which is scheduled to be signed into law today. The bill, introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Nydia Velazquez earlier this year and...
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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Businesses Criticize Sen Rubio Paid Leave Bill as Too Limited and Not Funded Responsibly
Today, the leading policy advocacy group for responsible businesses released a statement criticizing the Economic Security for Parents Act that will be introduced by Senator Marco Rubio, saying that it would provide limited benefits and reduce Social Security for participants. The following...
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Businesses Speak Out Against the Court Decision Upholding Travel Ban
Reacting to today’s announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court that it is upholding the Trump Administration’s travel and immigration restrictions for countries that have mostly Muslim populations, ASBC released a statement expressing disappointment. ASBC also called on Congress to reverse the ban...
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
State Lawmakers Form Multistate Alliance on Carbon Pricing
Today state legislators from nine states announced the formation of the Carbon Costs Coalition. This multi-state coalition is focused on reducing carbon emissions, ensuring equity in policy proposals, developing market-based solutions, creating resilient local and regional economies, and improving...
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
ASBC Statement on the GOP Tax Plan
In anticipation of passage of the GOP Tax Plan in the House and Senate, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement, which may be attributed to David Levine, President, CEO and Co-founder: “This bill fails as corporate tax reform because it cuts the wrong taxes...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Statement Against FCC Net Neutrality Decision
In response to the Federal Communications Commission’s planned vote to dismantle net neutrality protections today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement, which may be attributed to David Levine, President, CEO and Co-founder: “The FCC’s vote today will...
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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
New Report: High-road Business Practices Benefit Businesses and Society
A set of generous employment practices helps companies’ bottom lines and delivers significant benefits to society. Those are the counter-intuitive findings of a new report being released today by the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a member network representing 250,000...
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Thursday, October 05, 2017
ASBC Announces 2017 SUSTY Awards
The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) today 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...
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