VBSR in the News

Mar
05

VBSR Launches Intensive Workshop Series for Local Businesses – Measure What Matters helps businesses have a positive impact and build employee first workplaces-

This March, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is to launch the new Measure What Matters workshop series, modeled after the B-Corp Impact Assessment, to help their members better support their communities, reduce the impact of their operations on the environment and to create the best workplace for their employees. This series provides business leaders […]

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Mar
05

VBSR Recognizes Corporate Social Responsibility – Nominations Now Being Accepted for Annual VBSR Awards

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is now accepting nominations for three awards designed to encourage and showcase the growth of socially responsible business activity in Vermont. Awardees of the VBSR Inspiration and Innovation Award, the VBSR Young Changemaker Award and the Terry Ehrich Award for Lifetime Achievement will be recognized among their peers at the […]

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Feb
07

Northfield Savings Bank Joins VBSR Champion Members

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility is proud to welcome Northfield Savings as newest Champion Member. The Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Northfield Savings Bank has become VBSR’s newest Champion Member. VBSR is a business association that advocates for policies which support workers, Vermont communities and the environment […]

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Jan
23

VBSR Announces Newest Champion Member VEIC – VEIC will be the 16th Champion Member of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announces this week that VEIC will join the organization’s Champion Members. VBSR is a business association with over 700 members who advocate for policies which support workers, Vermont communities and the environment. The support of Champion Members is essential to their year-round statewide efforts to foster a business ethic […]

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Jan
22

New study provides road map for strengthening the Vermont economy, addressing income inequality and protecting the environment

 The highly-respected and nonpartisan Vermont Legislative Joint Fiscal Office released a strategic road map for actions Vermont policy makers can take to strengthen the local economy, create jobs, lower the cost of living, reduce income inequality, improve public health and limit the pollution causing global warming. The Decarbonization Study was a primary recommendation of Gov. Phil […]

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Jan
07

Local First Vermont Gives Back to Fuel Your Neighbors – For every Local First Vermont Coupon App sold in January, LFVT will donate $2 to the Fuel Your Neighbors Program-

Winter isn’t easy in Vermont, with temperatures frequently dropping below 0 and fuel costs rising, many Vermonters make difficult choices when budgeting their family’s basic needs. No one should have to choose between heating their home and feeding their family, that’s why Capstone Community Action offers food shelf and emergency heating assistance to Vermonters in […]

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Nov
26

Young Changemakers are Committed to Positive Change – VBSR and High Meadows Fund partner to launch third annual young professional’s network

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility and the High Meadows Fund launched the third annual Vermont Changemakers Tableprofessional network for mission-driven young Vermonters. The Changemakers Table is designed to help members meet with and learn from experienced Vermont professionals who have used their careers to influence the state’s environmental, social, and economic future – and to […]

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Nov
14

Shop Small to Invest Big, Local Businesses Give Back to Community

Brattleboro business leaders gather to stress the importance of shopping small – Local businesses are often inspired to give back to the community that supports them. Vermonter owned businesses make local investments not only by employing workers, preserving downtowns and participating in local economies, but also through community initiatives and programs. Local First Vermont makes […]

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Nov
09

Measure What Matters

VBSR is planning a series of intensive workshops to help members to better support their communities, reduce the impact of their operations on the environment and to create the best workplace for their employees. This series is ideal for start-ups, organizations in growth and transition, and businesses pursuing B Certification. These workshops will follow the B Corporation impact assessment and […]

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Nov
07

VBSR is searching for a new Office Manager & Bookkeeper

Want to help change businesses for the better? If you have a nerdy love for QuickBooks, invoicing, and reporting and you do all you can to keep your workplace running smoothly, you may be the next Office Manager/Bookkeeper at Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR). The right candidate will support our office, financial and human […]

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