Can Corporate Sustainability & Economic Growth Coexist?
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Submitted by: American Sustainable Business Council
Posted: Nov 29, 2010 – 08:39 AM EST
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 29 /CSRwire/ - The American Sustainable Business Council ("ASBC") announced today that Jeffrey Hollender will substantially increase his involvement with the organization by becoming the Chair of the Business Leadership Council. Hollender will be will work to bringing ASBC's message to the business leaders, the media and politicians across the country.
The American Sustainable Business Council was founded in 2009, and is a growing coalition of business networks and businesses advancing public policies that support a vibrant, just and sustainable economy. ASBC now has twenty seven partner networks which represent over 60,000 businesses and social enterprises and more than 150,000 entrepreneurs, owners, executive, investors, business professionals and individuals.
Through the voice, presence and power of business, the ASBC is committed to creating the foundation, framework and political influence for a transition to a new economy grounded in principles of sustainability and equity.
Jeffrey Hollender is the co-founder and former President and CEO of Seventh Generation and author of "What Matters Most; How a visionary group of pioneers are teaching social responsibility to big business - and why big business is listening," and "The Responsibility Revolution, How the Next Generation of Business will Win." His newest book, "Planet Home," will be published by Clarkson Potter, a division of Random House in January 2010.
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