ASBC Calls on Business Leaders to Support EPA Carbon Pollution Rules

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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 …

Barcelona Consensus is currently participating in Rio+20

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Barcelona Consensus is currently participating in Rio+20 At the Rio+20 People?s Summit Barcelona Consensus will clearly represent its core values focusing on environmental sustainability and the creation of a social, just and sustainable economy. The main activity of the Consensus will be the Atelier called: ?Engagement interculturel pour un monde …

ASBC Goes to the White House

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On June 12th, 125 business leaders from across the country will gather at the White House for ASBC’sBusiness Summit for a Sustainable Economy. The full day event includes a series of plenaries, panel discussions, and issue specific breakout sessions. Designed as a dialogue between Administration senior personnel and business leaders, …

Rio+20 Must Result In ‘Concrete’ Decisions to Advance Sustainable Development – Ban

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New York, Jun  6 2012  1:05PM With just two weeks until the start of a major United Nations sustainable development conference, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to step up efforts to achieve concrete decisions to reduce poverty while promoting decent jobs, clean energy and a more sustainable and fair …

Business Summit for a Sustainable Economy

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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; …

Invitation | Transformation to Sustainable Economy: Global Sustainable Finance Conference, Germany

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 A Two Day International Conference on Global Sustainable Finance will be held from 5th to 6th of July, 2012 inKarlsruhe, Germany. This event will bring together top executives and senior members of financial institutions, policy makers, economists, academia, regulators, sustainable development practitioners, senior government officials, representatives of international development agencies and other relevant …

Press Release – Individual Principles for the Responsible Investor

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 What is the Responsibility of an Individual when Engaging in Financial Business? Sustainable Finance Geneva is convinced that individual and collective responsibility is essential to influence the financial sector. Therefore SFG has developed actions principles for professionals in sustainable finance. These principles aim at defining and spreading best practices in …

Webinar: The Importance of Manufacturing in America

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Webinar: The Importance of Manufacturing in America Dear Friends, Join us for a webinar on April 11, 2012 on ‘The Importance of Manufacturing in America’. Learn about efforts at the federal and state level to encourage the resurgence of manufacturing in the U.S. as well programs that provide preferences for …