Webinar: The Importance of Manufacturing in America

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

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 U.S. made products.

Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) will be our guest speaker. ASBC is partnering with AAM to support Buy America legislation in a number of states.

Manufacturing in the United States generates about $1.6 trillion, or 12 percent of our Gross Domestic Product, accounting for nearly three-quarters of the nation’s industrial research and development (R&D), two-thirds of our nation’s total exports of goods and services, and supports almost 20 million high-paying jobs. Yet, as anyone who shops knows, its increasingly difficult to find products made in this country.

From local economy advocates to Capitol Hill, there is a growing recognition that American made products are both high quality and essential to building a sustainable economy.

Please join us on April 11th to learn about how your organization or business can ensure that American
Title: Manufacturing, Jobs and the US Economy
Date:Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Time:2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Register today

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

We hope you can join us for this exciting opportunity.

Regards,

American Sustainable Business Council