Boma is proud to be a business member of the American Sustainability Business Council. We are joining a group of well-respected companies like: Beauty Counter, Patagonia, Eileen Fisher and Etsy. The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) is the leading business organization serving the public policy interests of responsible companies, their customers and other stakeholders. Founded in 2009, its membership represents over 250,000 businesses in a wide range of industries. ASBC advocates for policy change and informs business owners, policymakers and the public about the need and opportunities for building a vibrant, broadly prosperous, sustainable economy.
How does Boma Jewelry utilize its membership as a part of the ASBC?
The American Sustainable Business Council works with its members to develop a vision and policy framework for a sustainable market-based economy. A truly sustainable economy requires the responsible stewardship of all types of capital – social, financial, intellectual, and natural. All of these must be tended to make the economy productive, resilient, competitive, and equitable for businesses and their communities.
AMERICAN SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS COUNCIL - SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING WORKING GROUP
We are a part of the ASBC Sustainable Packaging working group which meets to focus on public policy initiatives that define the problems we face due to our dependency and use of packaging in all areas of our lifestyle. The sustainable packaging working group works with a framework of principles defined as:
Principle 1- Materials Circularity
Principle 2- Shared Responsibility
Principle 3- Accelerating a Circular Market
Principle 4- Transparency & Communication
AMERICAN SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS COUNCIL - SAFER CHEMICALS PUBLIC POLICY WORKING GROUP
We are a part of the ASBC Safer Chemicals Public Policy working group which meets in partnership with BizNGO. The group features in-depth analyses by policy experts, monitors federal and state chemical policy initiatives. The working group focuses on public policy initiatives at the state and federal level. The frame of the group's engagement is in 4 Principles for Safer Chemicals:
1. Know and Disclose
2. Assess and Avoid hazards
3. Commit to continuous improvement
4. Support public policy initiatives and standards that advance the first 3 principles
Learn more about the American Sustainability Business Council here.