Politics: Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon

  Politics Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon By CORAL DAVENPORT More than two dozen major American corporations are preparing to pay climate-related taxes, departing from conservative orthodoxy and exposing divisions between the Republican Party and its business supporters. Democrats’ Latest Campaign for Health Care Law Begins By …

Business Summit for a Sustainable Economy

New speakers are confirmed for the White House meetings and panels including; Richard Kaufman, Sr. Advisor to Energy Secretary Chu; Shelly Poticha, Director of Sustainable Housing and Communities; Dr. David Michaels, Director of OSHA; Jeanne Hulit, SBA; Jonathan Greenblatt, Director of White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Engagement; …

California Business Alliance for a Green Economy

ASBC Newsletter April 2012 1% For the Planet Since 2002, 1% for the Planet has inspired members of the business community to contribute 1% of sales to environmental groups around the world. In return, this growing alliance of companies is given the opportunity not only to see their self-worth rise, …

ASBC Weekly Update

Weekly Policy Update: March 7th 2012 Policy Updates & Actions Taxes The ASBC tax working group has developed a sign-on letter in support of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse’s Paying a Fair Share Act (S.2059). The legislation would establish a 30% minimum “Buffett Rule” tax for households with more than $1 million …

Citizens United & Money in Politics

ASBC Newsletter January 2o12 Dear ASBC Community, As we take a running jump into 2012, we already see that there are a growing number of indicators illustrating the growing importance of the different business voice that ASBC, its member organizations and many businesses bring to the national dialogue about the …

ASBC Weekly Update–January 10, 2012

ASBC Business: Steering Committee Notes—January 5, 2012 Find the last Steering Committee meeting notes here. Welcome New ASBC Partners and Business Supporters! New Partners Sustainability Association of Hawaii The Sustainability Association of Hawaii joined ASBC in December. Their mission is to connect, inform, support, and advocate for the sustainability sector—including …

ASBC Teleconference with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson January 17th at 11:00AM EST

ASBC Newsletter December 2011 2011 was a year of great expansion for ASBC. The Council established itself as a credible and effective national organization able to engage on a range of policy issues. We now have 45 organizational members which in turn represent more than 100,000 businesses and more than …

ASBC Annual Meeting – Oct 5th & 6th – Don’t Miss It!

Upcoming Events: * ASBC Annual Meeting – Oct 5th & 6th – Don’t Miss It! Register today for the ASBC National Meeting using the Member code ASBC2011. Deadline for registration is Mon. Sept 26th. The meeting takes place at the Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill. Email Richard Eidlin if cost is a major barrier for …