Environment

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…

New Strategic Alliance Will Significantly Boost Efforts to Remake & Revitalize the American Economy

(Frank Knapp, President/CEO of the SC Small Business Chamber, serves on the Board for ASBC) American Sustainable Business Council Social Venture Circle FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chrystie Heimert 802.338.2556 cheimert@asbcouncil.org WASHINGTON, DC, September 16, 2020—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), the nation’s foremost business advocate for an environmentally safe and…

Opinion: Here’s what President Trump must do to show Floridians he wants to protect coasts

Florida Today September 11, 2020 Frank Knapp Jr., Guest columnist This week, President Donald Trump signed an executive order for a 10-year moratorium on offshore oil exploration and drilling along all of Florida’s coasts and those of Georgia and South Carolina, starting in July 2022. Mr. Trump has spent nearly…

Dominion, Duke abandon Atlantic Coast Pipeline plans

USA Today July 6, 2020 By Steve Kiggins The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been scrapped after years of legal challenges and construction delays. The project’s developers, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy, announced the pipeline’s cancellation in a joint statement on Sunday, citing “increasing legal uncertainty” — less than a month after…