VBSR in the News

Apr
10

Vermont Representative Martin LaLonde

South Burlington, VT – Vermont Representative and South Burlington School Board Member Martin LaLonde announced a property tax reform and climate action proposal today at the headquarters of Ben & Jerry’s. Representative LaLonde’s bill would provide much-needed property tax relief by lowering the statewide property tax rate. The proposal would diversify and stabilize Vermont’s education […]

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VBSR Responds to VT Early Care & Learning Dividend Report

New report demonstrates strong economic case for increasing public investment in Vermont’s early care and learning system Yesterday, the Vermont Business Roundtable’s Research & Education Foundation released a report, titled Vermont’s Early Care and Learning Dividend, which details the Vermont-specific return on investment the state stands to gain by increasing public investments in high-quality early […]

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Feb
14

Legislative Reception Draws Nearly 200

VBSR Focuses Efforts on Supporting Independent Contractors, Affordable Accessible Child Care Burlington, VT – Approximately 175 legislators, state officials, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) members and guests packed Montpelier’s Capitol Plaza for VBSR’s Annual Legislative Reception on Wednesday, February 8th. The event, which was presented byLeonine Public Affairs, was a chance for policy makers […]

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Feb
01

Business Associations Join Together: Request President Trump to Rescind His Executive Order Regarding the Issuance of Visas

Vermont- Vermont business associations representing small, medium and large, businesses and their employees across Vermont find the recent Executive Order signed by President Trump to be contrary to the economic and humanitarian values that have defined our state and our country since its inception. The statement is issued jointly by the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber […]

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Jan
28

New Partners for Vermont’s Green Business Program

VBSR Pleased to be a New Supporters of VTGBP! The Vermont Green Business Program (VT GBP) is an environmental assistance and recognition program for businesses in the Green Mountain State that support sustainable business practices. It is administered by the Vermont Environmental Assistance Office (EAO) of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR). VT GBP […]

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Jan
27

VBSR Names New Board Members

Rachel Carter and Claudia Marshall Welcomed to Leadership Roles Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced today that Rachel Carter of Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF), and Claudia Marshall of Gardener’s Supply Company have joined the organization’s board of directors. “We are thrilled to welcome these two forward-thinking, creative, businesswomen to our board of directors,” said VBSR’s […]

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Jan
19

Executive training program available to VT entrepreneurs

VBSR is a proud sponsor of the SBA’s Emerging Leaders program Vermont Technical College, as the educational partner of the SBA’s Emerging Leaders program, is seeking 20 entrepreneurs throughout the state to participate in a free business course starting in April. Emerging Leaders is a free executive-level training program for established business owners poised for […]

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Dec
21

Executive Order Promoting Businesses that Fight Climate Change Finalized

Montpelier – An Executive Order signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin that gives businesses fighting climate change preference in the state contracting process has been finalized. The new policy applies to any contract over $25,000, which captures at least 97 percent of state contracting dollars. The state of Vermont spends hundreds of millions of dollars each […]

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Nov
29

House Chair to Receive VBSR Legislator of the Year Award

Business Group will Honor Rep. Helen Head for Work in 2016 Session Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) will honor the chair of a Vermont House committee at the organization’s annual Legislative Breakfast on December 15 for her work this year in passing key employment bills. Rep. Helen Head, (D)-South Burlington, the […]

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Nov
25

VBSR Networking Get-Together Comes to Saint Johnsbury

-Downs Rachlin Martin and MVZ Holdings Play Host at Kingdom Taproom- Looking to network with forward-thinking business leaders? Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility welcomes members and guests to attend a free Networking Get-Together at Saint Johnsbury’s Kingdom Taproom on November 30th. Hosted by Downs Rachlin Martin and MVZ Holdings, the event will run from 5:30 […]

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