American Sustainable Business Council Applauds Appointment of the first Native American Cabinet Member in U.S. History

Media Release

 Washington, D.C. — The American Sustainable Business Council applauds Secretary Deb Haaland as the first Native American Cabinet member in U.S. history, leading the Interior Department. We are dedicated to co-creating an equitable, sustainable and thriving stakeholder economy for all. Our coalition-focused approach to solving the pervasive and systemic issues of climate and energy, infrastructure, circular economy, and co-creating a high-road economy, are all seen through the collaborative lens of racial equity and justice.

Quote from ASBC member Valerie Red-Horse Mohl, CFO East Bay Community Foundation; CEO Red-Horse Financial Group: “In my experience, Native American women leaders care deeply about the earth and its people and take actions to heal. I am thrilled that Deb Haaland will be in this historic leadership position in our government and am excited to embrace and support her work.”

The American Sustainable Business Network (ASBN) is a partner to businesses and the investor community to bring collective wisdom and public policy solutions to the systemic issues negatively impacting our society and planet. Founded through the merger of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and Social Venture Circle (SVC), ASBN rejects short-term thinking narrowly focused on just shareholder value in favor of a capitalism based on creating long-term value and being accountable to all stakeholders: owners, workers, families, community, environment, state, nation, and world. As a multi-issue, membership organization advocating on behalf of every business sector, size, and geography, ASBN and its association members collectively represent over 250,000 businesses across our networks.