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Business Leaders Endorse Proposed New EPA Clean Water Rule

Posted: Mar 25, 2014 – 03:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 businesses across the U.S., announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agencys (EPA) new proposed rule for water safety. The rule...

Leading Mattress Manufacturer CEO Testifies in Support of Stronger Regulation of Toxic Chemicals before U.S. House Subcommittee

Posted: Mar 12, 2014 – 01:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - Today, Barry A. Cik, Co-founder of Naturepedic, a manufacturer of certified organic mattresses and bedding products for adults and children, testified in favor of stronger regulation of toxic chemicals before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce, Environment and...

Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Launches in Atlanta

Posted: Feb 25, 2014 – 01:00 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - As part of its eighth-annual conference in Atlanta this week, the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council launched a new name and brand transitioning to become the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum. The rebranding reflects major changes in the peer-to-peer fundraising...

Business Turns the Table in First-Ever Corporate Ratings of Activists

Posted: Feb 18, 2014 – 08:08 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Nature Conservancy, Environmental Defense Fund and WWF topped the first-ever corporate ratings of environmental advocacy groups, according to a new report. The study was based on a survey of more than 200 companies. The GreenBiz NGO...

Sustainable Business Leaders Praise Choice of Mike Boots for Acting Chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality

Posted: Feb 06, 2014 – 05:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 U.S. businesses, praised President Obamas choice of Mike Boots to serve as acting chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). He...

Business Leaders See Risks in New State Department Report on Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted: Feb 03, 2014 – 05:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 03 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. State Department released the findings of its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL Pipeline on Friday, concluding that: The total direct and indirect emissions associated with the proposed project would contribute to cumulative...

New Harkin Retirement Plan Delivers Tangible Business Benefits

Posted: Jan 30, 2014 – 12:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - A board member, Denise Bowyer, of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) appeared today with Senator Tom Harkin at a press conference announcing a new plan to address the countrys retirement crisis. The press conference followed the announcement...

Business Leaders Applaud SBA Head Nomination

Posted: Jan 15, 2014 – 05:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today, the President nominated Maria Contreras-Sweet to be the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA). The following statement may be attributed to David Levine, CEO and Co-founder of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC): We are pleased...

Business Leaders Praise Nancy Sutley Collaboration Environmental Policy

Posted: Dec 05, 2013 – 11:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley announced that she will be stepping down in February 2014. The following statement may be attributed to Richard Eidlin, Policy Director of the American Sustainable Business Council: White House...

New Film-streaming Service to Shine Spotlight on Human Rights, Humanitarian Crises and Environmental Issues

Posted: Nov 19, 2013 – 01:58 PM EST

SUTTON, Q.B., Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Supporters of the work of NGOs and UN agencies will have their very own Netflix-style film-streaming service as of December 1, 2013. Available worldwide, Humanity Strong Films will feature documentaries focusing on human rights, humanitarian crises and...



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