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CSR Press Release - Feb 06, 2014

Sustainable Business Leaders Praise Choice of Mike Boots for Acting Chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality - Feb 06, 2014

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 Obama’s choice of Mike Boots to serve as acting chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). He previously served as Chief of Staff to outgoing Chair Nancy Sutley. The following statement can be attributed to David Levine, CEO of ASBC:

“The American Sustainable Business Council is pleased that Mike Boots has been selected to be the new acting chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). Mr. Boots has a demonstrated commitment to advancing the idea that protecting the environment and spurring economic growth do go hand in hand.

“ASBC will continue to work with CEQ to advocate for policies that promote job growth and build a sustainable economy, as well as the implementation of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. Mike Boots will be a strong leader to advance these policies, and we congratulate him on this new position.”

The American Sustainable Business Council and its member organizations represent more than 200,000 businesses nationwide, and more than 325,000 entrepreneurs, executives, managers and investors. The council includes chambers of commerce, trade associations and groups representing small business, investors, microenterprise, social enterprise, green and sustainable business, local living economy and women and minority business leaders. ASBC informs and engages policy makers and the public about the need and opportunities for building a vibrant and sustainable economy.


Feb 06, 2014