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Sustainable & Non-Toxic Business Roundtable

Sustainable & Non-Toxic Business Roundtable

American Sustainable Business Network presents a Sustainable & Non-Toxic Business Roundtable. Most consumer goods are made with toxic chemicals which can negatively impact health. Through public policy, we can change the system for the better. Hear from leaders at non-toxic companies, Barry A Cik (Naturepedic Organic Mattresses), Marcia Frieze (Case Medical Inc.), Martin Wolf (Seventh Generation), and Kari Block (EarthKind).

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Investing in the Next Seven Generations: A Case Study and Framework

Investing in the Next Seven Generations: A Case Study and Framework

American Sustainable Business Network presents Investing in the Next Seven Generations: A Case Study and Framework. The Wolakota Buffalo Range is home to the largest Indigenous-managed bison herd in the world; just two years ago, however, the project was barely underway and desperately in need of funding. Hear from project leaders about the partnerships and approach that have allowed this project to exceed expectations and become a model for investing in Indian Country.

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How Business Leaders Drive Change Leading the Way on “Circularity” from Within

How Business Leaders Drive Change Leading the Way on “Circularity” from Within

ASBN, member mebl | Transforming Furniture and the Sustainable Furnishings Council present a three-part Circularity in Furniture webinar series as a part of Circular City Week.

How do business leaders drive change from within toward greater ‘circularity’ in corporate practices? What strategies do they use to transform their companies along the production- and life-cycles of their products and services – from design, sourcing, manufacturing and sales to use, reuse, recycling, and/or end-of-life?

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ASBN applaudes the approval of Judge Brown Jackson

ASBN was very outspoken in our support of Judge Jackson. We highlighted the need for diversity, especially in areas of authority like the Supreme Court. This is a small but necessary step in the right direction. Judge Jackson’s diverse professional experiences and as a Black woman in the U.S. as well as strong breadth of experience in the legal field are of immeasurable value to a Court that has historically not reflected the diversity of the population it serves.  

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Economic Empowerment and Ecommerce

Economic Empowerment and Ecommerce

American Sustainable Business Network and GoodCarts present a dynamic discussion on the future of economic empowerment and ecommerce including democratizing sustainable and social impact entrepreneurship for all. Featuring an opening interview with eleven year-old Mya Beaudry, founder of Kokom Scrunchies by Kyle St-Amour-Brennan, Shopify.

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Skoll World Forum: Inclusive Economic Prosperity for All- An Integrated Stakeholder Approach

Skoll World Forum: Inclusive Economic Prosperity for All- An Integrated Stakeholder Approach

There is a massive need for investment in overlooked, under-resourced, and underestimated communities across the United States. The good news is that there are a growing number of communities taking ownership of their economies. There are more local developments and enterprises emerging that are helping to build more just, inclusive, and sustainable communities and economies. Learn about investable examples throughout the U.S. that are deploying capital, real estate, policy, design, and climate solutions to uplift their communities from within.

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Learn How a Ukrainian Impact Investor & NGO Collaborated to Support Humanitarian Efforts

Learn How a Ukrainian Impact Investor & NGO Collaborated to Support Humanitarian Efforts

View a dynamic conversation and live Q&A with Anastasia Dieieva, Executive Director of award winning Ukrainian NGO – CO 100% LIFE – along with CO 100% Life founder Dmytro Sherembei, Jessica Bleyzer of DAAR Charitable Foundation and Kyiv-based impact investor Igor Konstantinovsky. Hear first hand accounts from the first days of the invasion and the critical humanitarian efforts now underway.

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Learning From Indigenous Leadership for Regenerative Economies

Learning From Indigenous Leadership for Regenerative Economies

Indigenous Peoples are at the frontlines of protecting the planet while also suffering the highest rates of environmental racism. In response, Indigenous peoples have also been at the forefront of innovative solutions for addressing social and environmental issues. In Alaska, where communities are experiencing the negative effects of climate change at a far higher rate than the lower 48 states, Native leaders are finding unique ways to address this crisis through business solutions.

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ASBN Team Profile: Shanti Holloway

Shanti Holloway was recently promoted to Senior Manager of Web and Digital Content at the American Sustainable Business Network, furthering a remarkable professional career, which is among the most varied of anyone at the organization.  Shanti has an extremely broad range of experience and describes herself as a techie, process manager, realtor, entrepreneur, and now add to that manager of ASBN’s Diversity & Equity Working Group.