How To Tax Carbon – And Grow The Economy

By Zach Bernstein- Manager of Research and Social Media at the American Sustainable Business Council The debate over whether climate change is real is essentially settled. Now the question is, what are we going to do about keeping temperatures from rising out of control? Here’s one idea: Support a carbon tax. This might seem odd, especially…

On the Eve of COP21 Final Agreement

Peter Zahn, U.S. Green Chamber’s Co-Founder and founding Chair, sent out this update from Paris just before 195 countries signed the first ever global agreement to eliminate fossil fuels and transition to 100% renewable energy. “Peter’s insight into this historic United Nation’s Climate session was a frank and honest account—covering a play by play of…

Is Your Business a Leader? Or a Follower?

By Heather Haas Sustainability is not about warm-green-fuzzy feelings. It’s more than environmentalism. Sustainability is resilience! More and more people are understanding that our current business and consumer practices are leading us down a dark path that we cannot continue indefinitely. It’s time for American businesses to adapt to changing times, or risk failure. Case…

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Irblich Schools

Irblich Schools is a proud member of the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce (USGCC). This allergen-friendly, eco-friendly, unplugged pre-school focuses on learning through a natural approach. One of the first truly Holistic Preschool’s located in Central Florida, the school’s mission is to support families with a holistic education in a healthy setting through: a plant-strong diet, integrating…