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Job Quality is a Pathway to Alpha

Job Quality is a Pathway to Alpha

In this webinar, “Job Quality is a Pathway to Alpha,” hear how improving the quality of frontline jobs leads to above-market investment returns with our presenter, Ellen G. Frank Miller, PhD, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at WORC, the Workforce & Organizational Research Center.

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Our Transformational Nature Stories: A Compass for Thriving in Business and Life

Our Transformational Nature Stories: A Compass for Thriving in Business and Life

By tapping into our experiences with nature, we can renew the profound influence it has on how we feel and how we perceive ourselves and others. From the ground laid by these personal nature experiences, we explore how nature and its living systems can inform the way we lead in business. Now more than ever, our leadership calls for a wisdom reflecting that humanity is part of nature.

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If State’s Aren’t Paying Attention to California’s Landmark Plastic Pollution Policy, They Should

The recent passage of California Senate Bill 54 (SB 54) signifies a landmark bill for extended producer responsibility. It is a model that allows us to see, in real time, the benefits of supporting and investing in plastic waste solutions that invite collaboration across verticals and sectors. This leading piece of legislation creates a template for other states to learn from as they seek to reduce plastic waste in their communities. 

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Socially Responsible Supply Chain Contracts

Socially Responsible Supply Chain Contracts

The American Sustainable Business Network presents how to “enlist your contracts as allies” in pursuing your mission and achieving positive social impact from experts Sarah Dadush, Patrick Miller, and Olivia Windham Stewart. In this webinar, you’ll learn about a new toolkit on responsible business contracting developed by an American Bar Association working group.

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Together for H2OPE

An ASBN member, MPowered has powered with multiple other organizations, have banned together in order to raise $1M to provide clean, safe drinking water, lights and charging devices for up to 550,000 displaced Ukrainians. With the help of these organizations they will gain easy access to safe drinking water, a cornerstone of the personal health and well-being needed to sustain their efforts, plus the light and power they need to restore and rebuild.

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Break Free From Plastic Lobbying Event

The week of June 13, Stephanie Erwin, ASBN’s director of the circular economy working group, got to go to a lobbying event for the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act. This event had many organizations and members from Congress to discuss the Act. The event acted as not only an informational and a push to Congress but also was a networking event where people were able to bond and discuss the Act and their work for a more circular economy.

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Staff Retreat

At the beginning of June ASBN was able to hold an all staff retreat in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With Covid the last two years we have not fully been able to have all of our staff in one place. Our retreat was filled with team building, getting to know you exercises, and a look into the future for where we want to see ASBN growing from where it is now. This was a great opportunity to have our staff reflect on the last two years and just enjoy being in each other’s company. 

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The Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March

ASBN helped to uplift the Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March at Washington D.C. on June 18. Reverend Barber gave a speech followed by many others who stood up for our democracy and for the low-wage people in the United States that are not being treated fairly on an everyday basis. This walk had thousands of people in attendance, if you missed it you can watch the speeches here.

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BCCA release

On June 8, ASBN and Businesses for Conservation and Climate Action published a release Applauding the Nomination of Proposed National Marine Sanctuary, Alaĝum Kanuux̂ on World Oceans Day. It was the perfect way to celebrate World Oceans Day as Alaĝum Kanuux̂, means Heart of the Ocean. Read the full release below.

BCCA release

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SEC’s New Proposed Rule Sign-On Results

Since the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) produced their proposed rules for The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors ASBN has been asking its members to submit comments to the SEC to show their support. We had a webinar with SEC’s Director Renee Jones where she was able to explain the rules and answer questions that people had on the proposed rules.

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Federal Contracting 101

Federal Contracting 101

American Sustainable Business Network presents Federal Contracting 101. The Federal Government buys more goods and services than any other organization on the planet. But being a government contractor isn’t for the faint of heart. Fortunately, purpose-driven companies – B corps, PBCs and the like – are used to some of the complexities of doing good for the world while also making a profit.

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Searching for the Soul of Businesses- A Conversation with Alan Murray & Jeffrey Hollender

Searching for the Soul of Businesses- A Conversation with Alan Murray & Jeffrey Hollender

American Sustainable Business Network co-founder and CEO Jeffrey Hollender partook in a 1-on-1 conversation with Alan Murray, CEO of Fortune Media and author of the forthcoming book Tomorrow’s Capitalist: My Search for the Soul of Business. Tomorrow’s Capitalist is a report from the front lines on how corporate CEOs—the ultimate pragmatists—realize that they could lose their “operating license” unless they tackle the fundamental issues of our time: climate; diversity and inclusion; and inequality and workforce opportunity.