VBSR in the News

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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May
07

Registration Open for “Champion Change, in the Workplace and Marketplace” – VBSR’s 29th Annual Spring Conference May 15, Burlington, VT –

Registration is now open for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibilities annual spring conference, titled “Champion Change in the Workplace and Marketplace”. Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) members, friends and state legislators will gather for the conference at the LEED-certified Davis Center at the University of Vermont in Burlington Wednesday May 15th. Throughout the day, […]

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Apr
16

VBSR Announces Magic Hat as Newest Champion Member – Magic Hat supports the organization’s efforts to foster a triple-bottom-line business ethic in Vermont

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announces this week that Magic Hat will join the organization’s Champion Members. VBSR is a business association with a 29-year history and over 700 members who advocate for policies which support workers, Vermont communities and the environment. The support of Champion Members is critical to VBSR’s success fostering a […]

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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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