NEW ASBC POLL FINDS BUSINESS SUPPORT FOR MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

New ASBC Poll Finds Business Support For Minimum Wage Increase In 2014, ASBC commissioned scientific polling of 555 small business owners nationwide. A poll report just released with Business for a Fair Minimum Wage showed that a clear majority – 61 percent – of small business owners support an increase …

ASBC Launches Companies for Safer Chemicals Coalition & Other Updates

Urgent Campaign Actions   Companies for Safer Chemicals Coalition  A group of leading consumer brands, led by asbc and Seventh Generation, announced the creation of a coalition to ensure Congress modernizes the nation’s out-of-date chemical laws, and to counter the narrative that businesses desire a weakreform bill. The story has …

Congressional Leader Joins ASBC Webinar Next Week & Other Updates – November 7, 2013

Featured Story Join U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) as he adresses asbc members about American manufacturing. A growing manufacturing base means creating high-skill, high-wage jobs for America’s workers. The ‘Make it in America’ plan calls for investments in making our manufacturing sector even more competitive. The ingredients to revitalize American …

American Sustainable Business Council: Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals.

Featured Story Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals. Join us on September 9th at 2:00 p.m. EST for a conference call with the White House and the Council on Environmental Quality.  We will be joined by senior White House Advisors and look forward …

ASBC Public Announcement – August 9, 2013 – Business Owners Urge Minimum Wage Increase

Featured Story The Obama Administration recently proposed a new rule for hydraulic fracturing on federal and Indian lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) including those in the national forest system as well as federal lands nearby many treasured national parks. The Bureau of Land Management is currently …

New Poll of Small Business Owners Reveals Strong Bipartisan Support for Clean, Safe Energy and Environmental Stewardship

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: American Sustainable Business Council Bob Keener, [email protected], 617-610-6766   New Poll of Small Business Owners Reveals Strong Bipartisan Support for Clean, Safe Energy and Environmental Stewardship   Large Majorities in Both Parties Want Increased Limits on Carbon Emissions, Energy Efficiency, Disclosure of Chemicals Used …

ASBC Small Business Owners Meet with President Obama Today to Discuss Tax Policies

Ethical Markets, as a member company of ASBC is proud to  report this historic meeting!  – Hazel Henderson, Editor WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama will meet with 15 small business owners to discuss the impact of tax policies today, Tuesday, November 27, 2012. ASBC and business members and supporters, …

How the Affordable Care Act works and more headlines from the American Sustainable Business Council

Weekly Policy Update: July 24, 2012 Events HHS Webinar Join us on August 6th at 3:00 EST for a discussion featuring guest Sol Ross, Business Director at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He will detail how the Affordable Care Act works and participate in a Q&A session. …

ASBC Calls on Business Leaders to Support EPA Carbon Pollution Rules

The sustainable business community knows that being good to the environment is also good for business. The U.S. EPA has issued a proposed rule to control carbon pollution from new power plant. The rule will reduce the danger of climate change and create new opportunities for the business community. Businesses …