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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Wednesday, October 09, 2019
The American Sustainable Business Council Says LGBT Employment Rights Are Good for Business
Artificial barriers to employment are morally wrong, but they’re also bad for business, according to the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), representing the public policy interests of more than 250,000 responsible businesses. “Not only is it morally wrong for a business to discriminate...
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
The American Sustainable Business Council Announces Support for U.S. Farmers and Ranchers for a Green New Deal
The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), representing the public policy interests of more than 250,000 responsible businesses, today announced its support for a coalition of farmers and ranchers that has endorsed the Green New Deal. Thomas Oppel, Executive Vice President of ASBC, spoke at...
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Monday, August 19, 2019
Business Praise for Business Roundtable "Statement of Purpose of a Corporation"
The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), representing the public policy interests of more than 250,000 responsible businesses, praised the "Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation" announced today by the Business Roundtable (BRT). ASBC is focusing on steps to turn principles like those...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Business Praise for House Passage of Net Neutrality Bill
In response to yesterday’s passage of the Save the Internet Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released a statement praising the move and calling on the Senate to also pass it. The following may be attributed to John Minor, Policy Manager: “We...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
Business Leaders Criticize Administration’s Proposed Water Rule
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...
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Thursday, February 07, 2019
Business Praise for Green New Deal
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,...
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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Business Leaders Criticize Admin’s Proposed Clean Water Rule
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. “...
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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Business Leaders Respond to Government Climate Report:
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...
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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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