Environment

Statement from SC Small Business Chamber on House passage of reconciliation bill

Press Statement November 19, 2021 Contact: Frank Knapp 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Today the U.S. House passed the reconciliation bill that addresses many needs of small businesses. The bill, also referred to as Build Back Better, now goes to the U.S. Senate for consideration. Below is a statement by Frank Knapp Jr.,…

Don’t Miss This! Learn about the benefits of being a green business

You are invited to a Webinar on Green Business sponsored by South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce. When: Oct 26, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Learn about the Green Business Bureau, their Certification Program and Green Business Seal Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NhVqVkrlQlaDGNSBpqfJzw…

Join Businesses for Conservation and Climate Action

  Register: BCCA Meeting Sept. 15 at 3 PM ET President Biden’s Executive Order 14008 initiated a multi-year process, called America the Beautiful, to conserve biodiversity and habitats, address climate change, and enhance the resilience of our natural resources and communities. Businesses for Conservation and Climate Action (BCCA) is making…

Green Business Bureau (GBB) has partnered with the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) to bring the GBB sustainability program to the South Carolina small business community.

GBB and SCSBCC are working together to make the business world greener and more sustainable.  We advocate for policy to reduce carbon pollution in order to fight climate change which is increases cost to the economy. Our partnership with GBB is our effort to enable businesses and their employees to…

ASBC, Indigenous and Community-based Business Leaders See True Conservation & Sustainable Economic Potential in Dept. of Interior Report; Businesses for Conservation and Climate Action Launched and Poised to Engage

PRESS RELEASE Washington, DC — May 6, 2021 – Today the Department of the Interior (DOI) issued its highly anticipated report called for by President Biden’s executive order on combating the climate crisis at home and abroad. The report outlines the stakeholder engagement approaches and principles that are to be…

Viewpoint: The truth about rooftop solar revealed at PSC hearing

Charleston Regional Business Journal, March 8, 2021 Columbia Regional Business Report, March 17, 2021 By Frank Knapp Jr., Contributing Writer A recent opinion editorial by Mr. Kellar Kissam warned 740,000 Dominion Energy South Carolina customers that they were unfairly subsidizing about 11,000 residents and small businesses that have rooftop solar…

Opinion: We’re one step closer to selling Santee Cooper

The Berkeley Independent January 29, 2021 By Frank Knapp Jr. South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce The South Carolina House of Representatives has passed House Bill 3194, re-establishing a process for a potential sale of Santee Cooper while also outlining significant reforms to the state-owned utility. The South Carolina…