The American Sustainable Business Council family of organizations includes two separate and complementary entities: the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and the American Sustainable Business Institute (ASBI). ASBC operates under IRS code 501(c)(4) and advocates at the federal and state levels for policy changes that foster a more sustainable economy. It spans a growing network of business associations across the U.S. which in total represent over 250,000 businesses and 325,000 business executives, owners, investors, and others. ASBI, a distinct legal entity, operates under IRS code 501(c)(3). It offers programs that educate and inform the public and policy makers about the benefits of a more sustainable economy, and about policies and practices that can foster a more sustainable American economy.