Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Small business owners support Obama’s clean energy and environmental policies, poll shows Charles Dharapak/AP – Most entrepreneurs support the administration’s proposals to curb global warming and invest in clean energy, according to a new poll. 0 Share to Facebook Share on Twitter Add to PersonalPost Save to Kindle Share via Email …

Great news on chemical reform; work still to do

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Great news! This week the U.S. Senate achieved a landmark decision when the Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee passed the Safe Chemicals Act, which provides environmental health protections from toxic chemicals. This is the first time that there has been a vote on modernizing the nation’s toxic chemical laws …

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

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

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. …

Crowdfunding: SEC Meeting June 14th – Report

kristy Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding: SEC Meeting June 14th – Report Hello all, We had a very productive hour long meeting at the SEC Wednesday afternoon. Five SEC personnel, led by the Senior Special Counsel to the Director of the Division of Corporation Finance actively listened to ASBC?s ideas on how to move forward …

Business Executives Call on White House and Congress to Help Move U.S. to a Sustainable Economy

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Media Release from the American Sustainable Business Council CONTACT: Bob Keener, 617-610-6766 or David Brodwin, 202-595-9302 ext. 102 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Business Executives Call on White House and Congress to Help Move U.S. to a Sustainable Economy; Presented During First-of-its-kind White House Summit WASHINGTON, DC, June 13, 2012 – The …

Citizens United & Money in Politics

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

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 …

More than 800 U.S. Business Organizations and Owners Endorse Ending Corporate Tax Haven Abuse

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Global Citizen

Contact: Scott Klinger, 433-602-0136 Ann Manning, 612-802-8513, [email protected] Washington, DC. April 13, 2011 — Amid fierce federal budget debates, and press reports about large companies such as General Electric paying no US income taxes, more than 800 business organizations and business people are publicly calling on Congress and the President …