Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility–Research & Education Foundation (VBSR-REF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Its mission is to provide research and education on issues of importance to the natural, human, and economic environments of Vermont citizens.

Please visit our events page to see the current educational events presented by VBSR-REF.



VBSR-REF is governed by a board of directors:

Jeffrey Hollender

Hollender Sustainable Brands

Burlington, VT


Allison Hooper

Vermont Creamery

Websterville, VT


Julie Lineberger

LineSync Architecture

Wilmington, VT


Don Mayer

Small Dog Electronics

Waitsfield, VT


Mathew Rubin

Vermont Independent Power Producers Association

Montpelier, VT