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SBN Statement on Philadelphia's Proposed Sugary Beverage Tax

Since its inception, the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) has pursued the vision of a local economy built upon the pillars of environmental responsibility and social equity. We have steadily marched towards this goal through the everyday efforts of our hundreds of business members committed to acting as a force for positive change in the Philadelphia region.

With that same spirit, and after careful evaluation, we have concluded that Mayor Kenney’s proposal to levy a 3 cent per ounce tax on sugary beverages is the best way to fund programs that will support a smart growth agenda for our local economy.

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Opinion: Why the Philadelphia business community should support Mayor Kenney's sugary drinks tax

SBN and several businesses in our community authored an Op-Ed piece that appeared in the Philadelphia Business Journal.

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Featured Event: It’s a Green Thing Sustainability Fair

Join us June 4 at West Laurel Hill for the Second Annual “It’s a Green Thing” Sustainability Fair. This outdoor festival brings together local sustainable businesses for a fun and family-friendly day of interactive games, tasty treats, and live music. It’s not too late to sign up as a vendor or to reserve tickets!

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