VBSR in the News

Dec
17

Climate & Transportation Advocates React to State’s MOU for Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI)

Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) Proposed Framework Would Result in Meaningful, Though Partial, Progress in Tackling Transportation-Related Climate Pollution Montpelier, VT – Today, Vermont joined other New England and mid-Atlantic states, along with Washington, DC, in issuing a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI). Modeled on the successful Regional Greenhouse […]

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Dec
11

Deen given VBSR’s ‘Legislator of the Year’ Award, VBSR Announces 2020 Public Policy priorities

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) recognized retired Representative David Deen, Windham-4 district, for his 30 years of service at the organizations annual Legislative Breakfast on December 5th at Main Street Landing in Burlington, Vermont. Rep. Deen was presented with VBSR’s Legislator of the Year Award. “His legislative work clearly aligned with VBSR’s advocacy for […]

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Nov
26

VBSR Announces resignation of Executive Director Jane Campbell

After years of service, career non-profit leader and advocate Campbell exits Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility  After serving as the Executive Director for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) for 14 years, Jane Campbell will be resigning her position to embark on the next chapter of her career. Campbell served as Executive Director of VBSR […]

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Nov
25

VBSR Hires Jordan Giaconia as Public Policy Manager – Giaconia to champion sustainable economic development and social equity policy issues –

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to announce that Jordan Giaconia has been hired as Public Policy Manager. In this role, Giaconia will support VBSR’s efforts to advance the organization’s policy goals, working closely with VBSR members. VBSR’s mission is to foster a business ethic that recognizes the opportunity and responsibility of the […]

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Oct
15

Weinberger proposes revenue-neutral Vermont carbon pollution fee and rebate, cut emissions, create jobs, and boost Vermont’s economy

Friday, Mayor Miro Weinberger, joined by a coalition of environmental and business leaders, proposed a statewide carbon pollution fee that would cut emissions by 37 percent by 2040 when combined with existing clean energy policies, create new jobs, and boost state economic growth. The Mayor’s proposal is based on a newly-completed component of the City’s […]

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Oct
10

Three Vermont B Corps Join VBSR’s Champion Members

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility is proud to welcome New Chapter, King Arthur Flour & Vermont Creamery as newest Champion Members The Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) Board of Directors is pleased to announce New Chapter, King Arthur Flour & Vermont Creamery have become VBSR’s newest Champion Members.  “VBSR recognizes these three companies as […]

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Oct
04

VBSR is Hiring an Education & Events Manager

VBSR is a business association with over 700 members, advocating for policies which support workers, communities and the environment. The Education and Events Manager will provide leadership and execution for VBSR’s educational and events programming, including managing the Vermont Intern Program, coordinating external events and internal meetings, developing educational programming, and facilitating professional trainings. This position […]

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Sep
11

Support the Global Climate Strike

Businesses throughout Vermont and across the world are looking for ways to support their employees and communities in advance of the September 20, 2019 Global Climate Strike. As a business owner you can sign this joint business statement on the global strike with SunCommon, Ben & Jerry’s, Patagonia, Seventh Generation, Burton, MegaFood and others. The intent […]

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Jul
25

VBSR & High Meadows Fund Launch 4th Changemakers Table – Young Professional’s Network for Vermonters Committed to Positive Change

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and the High Meadows Fund (HMF) are preparing to launch the fourth annual Vermont Changemakers Table professional network for mission-driven young Vermonters. The Changemakers Table is designed to help cohort members meet with and learn from experienced Vermont professionals who have used their careers to influence the state’s environmental, […]

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May
28

Vermont Professionals Find Success Through Leading Social Change – VBSR Celebrates 18th Annual Awards Dinner for Socially Responsible Business Leaders-

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to honor three outstanding individuals and organizations who are leading by outstanding example, and developing successful socially responsible business models. Our 18th Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner will recognize Bram Kleppner, CEO at Danforth, with the Terry Ehrich Award for Lifetime Achievement. The VBSR Innovation and Inspiration […]

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