A NATIONAL, ECONOMY-WIDE PRICE ON CARBON IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE AND BUSINESS-FRIENDLY WAY TO SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS.
Join our growing coalition of businesses demanding a price on carbon.
Let's Get Back on Target
We can achieve a 39% emissions reduction from 2005 levels by 2030.
Business Leaders Agree
87% of business owners named one or more consequences of climate change as potentially harmful to their businesses.
If implemented this year, a carbon price of $49 per ton* increasing annually at a rate of 2% plus inflation would...
39% emissions reduction from 2005 levels by 2030
Generate new revenue
Over $2 trillion in revenue in the first ten years
Slow climate change
Exceeds commitment under The Paris Climate Agreement
HOW DOES IT WORK?
*Based on the Social Cost of Carbon
A carbon price internalizes the cost of greenhouse gas emissions by assigning a monetary value to each ton of carbon emitted. When fossils fuel prices account for their real impact, renewable energy sources will better compete in the marketplace.
ASBC Drives Policy Change
ASBC represents leading responsible businesses like Ben & Jerry's, Seventh Generation, and Eileen Fisher, Inc.
We empower and mobilize business leaders to create policy change to build an economy that works for all.
LET'S PUT A PRICE ON CARBON