NYSBC is an alliance of businesses and business organizations
committed to advancing a vibrant, just, and sustainable economy in New York State.
Small businesses in New York State face significant barriers to operate sustainably and successfully as most policies favor large corporations following a profit-at-all-cost ideology. Most business owners have little time to participate in the realm of state policy, and this is where NYSBC can help. In the few short years since we formed, we have promoted and supported state policies that enhance your triple bottom line of economic growth, environmental stewardship, and social progress.
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The New York Sustainable Business Council and Clean and Healthy New York are launching a program of in-person workshops and webinars to guide businesses through the initial steps of reducing harming chemicals. With a focus on specifying solutions to toxic chemicals, this course will also open up avenues to recasting all your purchasing protocols. The […]
New York Business Roundtable on Carbon Tax We invite you to join us in person or online on Tuesday, June 6th 4pm-5:30pm to learn about the national movement for carbon tax legislation, discuss a new legislative proposal for New York by NY Renews, and offer your business perspective on this important issue. By registering, you will […]
Business leaders from across New York State convened at the state capitol on May 8th for NYSSBC’s 4th annual business summit. We’d like to thank all participating business leaders, policy briefers, and collaborators Clean and Healthy New York (CHNY), the New York Health Campaign, Elected Officials to Protect New York, and Environmental Advocates. It was […]
For more information contact: Bobbi Wilding, CHNY, 518-708-3875, firstname.lastname@example.org WHAT’S IN YOUR CLEANING PRODUCT? ANSWERS ARE ON THEIR WAY New reporting requirements for cleaning product makers will inform public about ingredients, potential hazards (Albany) Advocates lauded the release for public comment of a new format companies must use to disclose ingredients in cleaning products made […]
NYSSBC coordinated a panel for BuildingsNY, the largest gathering of property owners, managers, designers, architects, and others building trade professionals. Thousands attend this two-day event at the Javits Center: 655 W 34th St, New York, New York 10001. Our panel covered current and pending policies at the City and State level that impact businesses in the building trade. We discussed the […]
The verdict on VDER is in and a new fight for EQUITY and RENEWABLE ENERGY begins. New York's Public Service Commission (PSC) regulates the value of distributed energy resources (VDER) such as community solar. The PSC -- which has 3 people plus 2 empty seats -- voted today to approve the regressive VDER regulations, which they […]
The time has come for our state and national leaders to step in and put an immediate stop to the further development of the Spectra AIM (Algonquin Incremental Market) gas pipeline — recklessly located within 105 feet of vital structures at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant and not much more than 1,000 feet from […]
We are excited to announce our new Executive Director, Bob Rossi, who will be leveraging his experience in business startups and nonprofit development to grow NYSSBC and to serve as your go-to connection for policy advocacy that builds a just and sustainable economy in New York State. As we welcome Bob, we also salute our […]
Policy Update: NYSSBC 2016 Legislative Session Priorities On May 9, 2016, NYSSBC convened business leaders at the State Capitol from across the state for the 3rd Annual Albany Sustainable Business Summit. Attendees were briefed on NYSSBC’s priority issues (listed below), heard about next steps for the victorious Paid Leave campaign, had time to connect over […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACTS: Pat Mitchell, email@example.com, 703-276-3266; or Jeff Benzak, firstname.lastname@example.org; 202-513-6248. Study: Clean Energy Employs 85,000 New Yorkers Four out of Five N.Y. Clean Energy Workers – or 69,000 – Work in Energy Efficiency; Renewable Energy Employs 12,400; Data Searchable by County and Legislative District NEW YORK (May 5, 2016) – More […]
Business leaders from New York City to Buffalo and Binghamton to the Capitol Region convened in Albany on May 9 for NYSSBC's 3rd annual Albany Sustainable Business Summit, a non-stop day of briefings, legislative visits and networking. It was the first time many of the attendees had ever been to the Capitol buildings. Our agenda was packed with […]