19 Jun '12, 9am

A Business Call for a New Economy: American Sustainable Business Council Visits the White House

A Business Call for a New Economy: American Sustainable Business Council Visits the White House

Never in my wildest dreams did I ever expect to spend a day at the White House with 29 members of the Obama administration – including Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; Hilda Solis, Secretary of the Department of Labor; Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality; and Greg Nelson, Chief of Staff of the National Economic Council – discussing why the externalities of business prevent real progress on sustainability and how full-cost accounting is a concept that’s time has finally come. The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) barely two years old, and with its members represents more than 150,000 businesses. ASBC was developed to provide a positive voice for a sustainable economy and to counterbalance the old economy positions pushed by corporate lobbies, like the US Chamber of Commerce, The Summit was quite an amazin...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/06/business-call-new-eco...

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