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Apr 01, 2019, 11:44 ET Jeffrey Hollender, Co-founder, Former CEO Of Seventh Generation, Steps In As CEO Of The American Sustainable Business Council

Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), a network of companies and business associations committed to the triple bottom line of...


Apr 27, 2017, 13:53 ET American Sustainable Business Council Launches Nationwide Campaign Of 128 U.S. Companies To Reform Health Care, Premieres New Documentary On Prescription Drug Pricing

In an unprecedented effort aimed at reforming the nation's dysfunctional health care system, the American Sustainable Business Council launched the...


Jul 23, 2014, 09:48 ET Business Owners Want Clean Water Rules

A new national scientific poll of small business owners released today, found that large majorities favor federal protection of clean water and agree ...


Jun 25, 2014, 12:31 ET Businesses Fear Climate Change; New Poll Shows Business Owners Worried, Want Govt Action

Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which represents a membership network of more than 200,000 businesses, released new poll...


Mar 25, 2014, 03:17 ET Business Leaders Endorse Proposed New EPA Clean Water Rule

Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 businesses across the U.S., ...


Jun 27, 2013, 11:15 ET Surprising Beliefs from Conservative Business Owners

A recent poll of small business owners across the United States produced a surprising result: a majority oppose public subsidies for oil, coal, and...


Jun 17, 2013, 11:00 ET POLL: Almost Half of Small Business Owners Say Access to Credit Still a Problem; Large Majorities Support More Innovation in Lending

Almost half (47%) of small business owners say that access to credit is currently a problem for their business, according a new national poll...


Jun 07, 2013, 01:05 ET Business Leaders Urge President to Allow G8 to Close Corporate Tax Loopholes

The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), whose members represent 165,000 U.S. businesses, sent a letter to President Obama today urging him...


Nov 28, 2012, 11:47 ET Toxic Chemicals in Furniture Linked to Cancer, Other Health Risks Unfair to Manufacturers, Retailers

Many foam sofa cushions in the U.S. contain flame-retardants known to pose risks to human health, according to new peer-reviewed study released today....


Nov 13, 2012, 11:00 ET Toxic Chemical Reform Good for Business - New Poll

U.S. small business owners want the chemical industry to be responsible for toxic chemicals safety in the marketplace, according to a new poll...


Jul 02, 2012, 09:12 ET Chemical Industry Trade Association Condemns U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

American business leaders are speaking out in dismay over the American Chemistry Council's recent political attacks on the U.S. Green Building...


May 10, 2012, 09:15 ET Toxic Chemicals & Corporate Integrity: New "Code of Conduct" Needed, Say Business Leaders

Business leaders called for companies to adopt a new market code of conduct and practices after the investigation by the Chicago Tribune Sunday...


Apr 25, 2012, 01:19 ET Report on Cancer Doesn't Hurt U.S. Businesses: Chemical Company Exec Testifies at Congressional Hearing

The Report on Cancer, an esteemed study that evaluates chemicals for their links to cancer, produced by the National Institute of Environmental...


Nov 03, 2011, 11:38 ET Toxic Chemicals in Crib Mattresses: Market Opportunity to Shift to Safer Products

he information released in The Mattress Matters: Protecting Babies from Toxic Chemicals While They Sleep by Clean and Healthy New York and the...


Jul 28, 2011, 07:30 ET Business Groups Reiterate Support for CFPB as Hearing Takes Aim at Bureau

This afternoon, the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations will hold a hearing entitled, "Open for...


Jun 02, 2011, 04:08 ET White House Meets with Visionaries for New Economic Design for U.S. Recovery

With lingering difficulties for the economy, members of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) met with President Barack Obama's Economic...


Jul 15, 2010, 05:29 ET American Sustainable Business Council Applauds Financial Reform Passage As Vital for Business

Today's passage of financial reform is a crucial step in rebalancing our economy from Wall Street to Main Street and preventing a repeat of the...


Apr 15, 2010, 12:23 ET Toxic Chemical Reform is Good for Business

The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) called upon U.S. businesses today to recognize the inevitable transformation of successful business...