Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is a statewide, nonprofit business association with a mission to leverage the power of business for positive social and environmental impact. For over 30 years VBSR has championed “business as a force for good” through education, networking, advocacy and thought leadership.

We are Vermont’s network of students, entrepreneurs, sole proprietors, small businesses, largest employers, policymakers, advocates, nonprofit organizations and inspired individuals – collectively working toward a just, thriving and transformative economy that works for all people and the planet.

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Champion Members

VBSR Champions are corporate social responsibility icons. Brands around the globe look to Vermont industry leaders to learn how to lead successful businesses in a way that is good for their people and good for the planet, and these companies lead the way.

VBSR is one of the only places to get a comprehensive education on both the theory and practice of being a values-led business.
— Liz Schlegel, Champion Member The Alchemist
VBSR’s proven track record at the statehouse helps put our values into impactful, progressive public policy.
— Sascha Mayer, Champion Member Mamava
I encourage those interested in expanding personal awareness, belief systems and business expertise to take advantage of VBSR’s programming.
— Karen Lawson, Lawson’s Finest Liquids
We know how critical the business voice is – and how much influence is has. And particularly in Vermont it's become commonplace for companies to have a strong sustainability programs. Advocacy like VBSR’s is the next horizon for that.
— Kate Ogden, Seventh Generation

VBSR Events

The UVM Career Center and College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences are excited to host the the Engineering & Tech Career Fair.

This on-campus recruiting event is ideal for promoting your organization and connecting with a diverse group of motivated, talented students of all majors and class years who are seeking internships and full-time job opportunities.

Each fall, the UVM Career Center partners with the Grossman School of Business and Masters of Accounting Program to host the Accounting Fair.

Join UVM for the annual Part-Time Job Fair during UVM's Week of Welcome, when students immerse themselves in campus and community opportunities.

Join the Vermont B Corp Collective for an interactive webinar to gain information, level set expectations for the evolving draft B Corp certification standards, and have time for Q&A.

Join us at Kestrel Coffee Roasters in South Burlington as we discuss sustainability, fair wages and supply chain with food and beverage professionals and industry experts.


VBSR has announced that Encore Renewable Energy has joined the organization’s core group of Champion Members.

Explore the latest from VBSR members: Darn Tough Vermont, Casella Waste Systems, Lawson's Finest Liquids, Evernorth, Champlain Housing Trust, Vermont Housing Finance Agency, and more.

Explore the latest from VBSR members: Local Motion, Casella, UVM, Green Lantern Solar, Green Mountain Power, Vermont Electric Cooperative, Hula, Darn Tough Vermont, Vermont Foodbank, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain and more.