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A Time for Justice
ASBC Statement on Chauvin Verdict

Washington, D.C. — The American Sustainable Business Council is relieved that Derek Chauvin has been held accountable for the murder of George Floyd. Our prayer is that this will bring some small measure of peace and comfort for Mr. Floyd’s family, as we wish the best for them and the friends of Mr. Floyd. 

But this should be a beginning, not an end. Holding police accountable should not be a singular event. Achieving justice must not be a special occasion. We must take the next step to assuring, as Mr.

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Barclays Withdraws from Prison Financing to Honor Commitment

Washington, D.C.—On Thursday, April 15 the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and Social Venture Circle (SVC) announced the termination of the membership and refunding of dues to Barclays based on its involvement in a prison financing deal in Alabama.  Business leaders and investors rallied in their support encouraging Barclays to pull out of the deal.  A group of impact investors, business leaders, and social justice advocates called on global investors to

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American Sustainable Business Council and Social Venture Circle Refund Barclays Dues Over Prison Underwriting

Washinton, D.C. — The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and Social Venture Circle (SVC) refuse to perpetuate mass incarceration, systemic racism, and human rights abuses through the offering and purchase of taxable municipal bonds offered today for sale by the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) through the Wisconsin Public Finance Authority in a deal underwritten by Barclays.

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