VBSR in the News

Jun
14

Vermont Businesses Help COVID-19 Paid Leave Grant Program Become Law 

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and Main Street Alliance of Vermont (MSA-VT) partnered to advance a grant program whereby employers can be reimbursed for paying an employee’s lost wages in the event of absenteeism due to COVID-19 Montpelier, Vt. (June 13, 2022) – Last week, in a historic victory for Vermont businesses and workers […]

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Jun
02

VBSR Launches Speaker Series, Networking Event

People.Planet.Prosperity. Speaker Series kicks off with “Regenerative Agriculture: How can businesses work in collaboration with the land?” panel Burlington, Vt. (June 2, 2022) – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) launches its People.Planet.Prosperity. Speaker Series on June 14 with “Regenerative Agriculture: How can businesses work in collaboration with the land?” The series will consist of panels focused […]

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May
24

“Hope Springs” at Sold Out 32nd Annual VBSR Conference

“Rising Together” attendees explored new approaches to workforce, humanity, and belonging as leaders, innovators in The Purpose Economy 300+ engaged with standing-room-only keynote address, “Hope Springs: On Vision, Justice & Playing the Long Game” [Mascoma Bank, underwriter] Networking reception extended into spring evening on Hula Lakeside’s scenic patio [Vermont Community Foundation, underwriter] The 32nd Annual VBSR […]

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May
12

Vermont General Assembly Establishes COVID Paid Leave Grant Program

Montpelier, Vt. (May 12, 2022) – The small business community and members of Main Street Alliance and Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility applaud the Vermont General Assembly on the passage of S.11, a workforce and economic development bill that would establish a program to provide wage replacement for workers experiencing loss of work for reasons […]

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May
09

VNRC, VPIRG, VCV and VBSR Respond to Governor Scott’s Veto of the Clean Heat Standard

Montpelier, Vt. (May 6, 2022) – With a late-Friday swoop of the pen, Governor Scott’s veto of the Clean Heat Standard (H.715) disregards years of hard work to design an approach to strategically and equitably transform the fossil fuel heating sector, undercutting implementation of Vermont’s first legally-required Climate Action Plan, which identified this policy as pivotal […]

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Apr
20

32nd Annual VBSR Conference Set for May 11th at Hula

Participants to Explore The New Workforce, Humanity & Belonging, and The Purpose Economy Burlington, Vt. (April 20, 2022) – Registration is open and the keynote speaker is set for the 32nd Annual Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) Conference, “Rising Together,” which will be held on May 11th at Hula, the award-winning lakeside coworking and […]

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Feb
09

CeresMED Becomes VBSR Champion Member

Wellness innovator joins leading Vermont businesses for people, planet, and prosperity Burlington, VT – Today Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced that CeresMED has joined the organization’s core group of Champion Members. VBSR’s cohort of 22 Champion Members, which includes King Arthur Baking Company, Gardener’s Supply Company, Ben & Jerry’s, and Green Mountain Power, […]

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Jan
25

VBSR Announces Newest Champion Member TruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design

Firm joins leading Vermont businesses for People, Planet, and Prosperity Burlington, VT – This week Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced that TruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design will join the organization’s core group of Champion Members. VBSR’s cohort of 22 Champion Members, which includes King Arthur Baking Company, Gardener’s Supply Company, Ben & Jerry’s, […]

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Jan
24

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Welcomes Seven New Board Members

Burlington, VT –  Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility is pleased to welcome seven new members to the organization’s Board of Directors: Tina de la Torre of Tina S. de la Torre, LLC, Abbey Duke of Sugarsnap, Anore Horton of Hunger Free Vermont, Dana Kaplan of Outright Vermont, Noah Miller of Calibrate Partners & Rho Impact, […]

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VBSR Supports the Right of a Business to Operate Consistent with its Values

Burlington, VT – Recently, Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc. has been made the target of threats in response to their decision to cease ice cream sales in the occupied Palestinian territories. VBSR supports the right of a business to operate consistent with its values. We also support courageous decisions by our member businesses that advance […]

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