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Dec. 2, 2016 9:21 am

A peek at the future of sustainable business policy under Trump

"The reality of a Trump presidency has begun to crystallize," reads the latest edition of The Good Economist. Here's what that means on the policy front for sustainability advocates.

A change in policy.

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What will sustainable business policy look like for the next four years? As with health care and nearly everything else, we really just don’t know.

But Sustainable Business Network (SBN) took a gander at what it might look like regardless, in the new edition of The Good Economist.

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The magazine looks at a number of policy points relevant to sustainable business owners, including¬†access to capital, tax reform, minimum wage, renewable energy and climate change. But this isn’t just for sustainability advocates — it’s important to keep in mind that SBN’s lobbyist, Saleem Chapman, sees sustainable policy as the best path toward economic equality.

It makes sense that Chapman, who told us he’s a firm believer in incremental change, would prefer to take the “longview” of how Trump’s policies might play out.

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Tony Abraham

Tony Abraham is Technically Media's special projects reporter, where he currently edits Technical.ly's Grow PA series. He reports for both Technical.ly and Generocity and was a Philly News Award winner for Community Reporting of the Year in 2016. A proud native of Allentown, Pa., the Temple University alumnus calls Fishtown home.

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