VBSR in the News

Can You Construct or Donate N95 Masks?

N95 Masks Are Desperately Needed N95 masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and are needed by medical facilities throughout Vermont. If your company has the capacity to  construct – or donate – N95 masks, please call call the State Emergency Operations Center as soon as possible at (800) 347-0488. For other information related to […]

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SBA Announces Disaster Assistance for Businesses and Non-Profits

The Small Business Administration has made disaster assistance available to businesses and non-profit organizations in the following Vermont counties: Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Grand Isle, Orange, Rutland, Windham, and Windsor. These counties have been declared in association with SBA disaster declarations in adjoining states. Earlier this week, Governor Scott requested that the SBA declare […]

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Mar
20

VBSR Offers Webinar Series on Coronavirus Response Resources for Businesses

VBSR is pleased to share an upcoming webinar series designed to provide businesses with resources and tools as they respond to the impacts of the developing Coronavirus pandemic. These webinars are free for VBSR members and $20 for non-members. VBSR Webinar Series: Coronavirus Response Resources for Businesses   Mastering Virtual Meetings, Webinars, and Remote Workshops […]

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Mar
17

VBSR Announces Newest Champion Member Union Mutual

Union Mutual joins leading Vermont businesses for People, Planet and Prosperity Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announces this week that Union Mutual will join the organization’s Champion Members. VBSR is a business association with over 730 members who work to foster a business ethic that sets a high standard within the […]

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Mar
13

VBSR Offers Resources & Webinar for COVID-19 Planning & Practices

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility is offering suggested employer practices, employee practices, organizational planning resources and other resources related to planning and preparation for the effects of COVID-19. The primary goals of the organizational approaches are: caring for employees and their families taking actions necessary to maintain mission-driven organizations. VBSR has developed a planning checklist […]

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Feb
18

VBSR Announces Newest Champion Member Mamava

Mamava joins leading Vermont businesses for People, Planet and Prosperity Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announces this week that Mamava will join the organization’s Champion Members. VBSR is a business association with over 730 members who work to foster a business ethic that sets a high standard within the Vermont professional community for protecting […]

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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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