Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are guiding principles of corporate social responsibility and the triple-bottom-line, and for 30 years VBSR has worked to advance these principles through organizational change and public policy. We also recognize that when it comes to anti-racism, VBSR’s long journey of self-inquiry, advocacy, and structural change is just beginning.

The following resources are intended to support VBSR members and the Vermont business community in their efforts to dismantle systems of oppression and grow Vermont’s economy through justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI). Please contact Membership Manager, Toby Aronson (tobya@vbsr.org) if you have suggestions for resources to add.

“As a business leader, you have incredible influence, which is why it’s so important you be leaders in your community on racial equity. This is your moment to act.”

        –  Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, State of Vermont

VBSR Anti-Racism Webinar Series

VBSR offers virtual educational programming on anti-racism to:

  • Understand systemic racism and the implicit biases we carry
  • Recognize inequities that continue to persist in Vermont
  • Form authentic partnerships that support Black, Indigenous, and People of Color
  • Embody diversity, equality, equity, inclusion, and justice in all aspects of our work

Upcoming Virtual Workshops:

  • EPIC Education Series
    An 8-part comprehensive diversity, equity, & inclusion workshop series hosted by VBSR and facilitated by Abundant Sun, for a cohort of 12 companies and organizations.
    October 2020 – March 2021
    Click here to register


Recordings of past VBSR Virtual Events on Anti-Racism:

Action Steps for Supporting Anti-Racism 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Professionals in the VBSR Network

Anti-Racism Resources for Employers

Organizations Supporting Anti-Racism in Vermont