Members in the News

Apr
01

Rebecca Foster named CEO of VEIC

The VEIC Board of Directors has appointed Rebecca Foster to serve as VEIC’s new Chief Executive Officer. Foster was named interim CEO in July 2020 and has been a steadfast leader through the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic over the past nine months. With more than two decades of experience in the clean energy industry, and 10 […]

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Chroma Technology Continues Expansion

Bellows Falls, Vt. – Chroma Technology Corporation has completed a $4 Million capital program at their expanded facility in Bellows Falls, Vermont.  After a $22M major facility expansion in 2018, the company has continued to make significant equipment purchases to expand capacity as well as support new technical capabilities.  The company has enhanced its substrate […]

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Apr
01

Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op: Bristol Community Solar project

The Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op (@acornenergycoop) is excited to announce the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation’s approval of the public offering documentation for the Bristol Community Solar project. A limited number of subscriptions are now available for the community solar array planned for the closed landfill on Pine Street in Bristol. An overview of Bristol Community […]

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Apr
01

City Market Co-op Accepting 2021 Seedling Grant Applications

What are City Market Co-op Seedling Grants? As a community-owned food cooperative, City Market acts as a non-profit when we account for profits we make from sales to our Members. Each profitable year, our General Manager recommends a Patronage Dividend to our Board of Directors. A portion of this Dividend is returned through a Patronage Refund check […]

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Mar
29

VBSR Champion Members Lead the Way with Social & Environmental Impact in 2020

2020 was a year of unprecedented hardship, and the VBSR community responded with creativity, compassion, and resiliency, providing ample models for responding to the crises of our time while supporting a just, thriving and transformative economy that works for all people and the planet. Two of our VBSR Champion Members recently released impact reports on 2020, National Life […]

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Mar
24

CSWD Receives Call2Recycle’s 2020 Top 100 Leader in Sustainability Award

Williston, VT – The Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) is pleased to announce recognition by Call2Recycle as a 2020 Top 100 Leader in Sustainability. The Leader in Sustainability award is given out annually to top performing Call2Recycle program participants who excel with their battery recycling efforts. This is the sixth year CSWD has received the Leader in […]

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Capstone Community Action Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Fuel Your Neighbors

Capstone Community Action Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Fuel Your Neighbors A campaign providing emergency food and heating assistance for central Vermonters this winter (Barre, VT) Capstone Community Action’s Fuel Your Neighbors campaign, in partnership with VSECU, exceeded its fundraising goal by raising $300,000 to support emergency food and heating assistance to vulnerable Vermonters, surpassing the […]

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Small Business Member Spotlight: Big Heavy World

Photo: Big Heavy World volunteers, high school students Mollie Allen and Cadence Gentley, interviewed author Shawna Potter on 105.9FM The Radiator in 2020. Shawna Potter is a Baltimore-based musician who gives workshops that offer a better understanding of gender, LGBTQ, and identity-related harassment in public spaces and how to prevent and address it when it […]

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Mar
18

VBSR Champion member GMP’s McClure named a Top 100 Women Impact Leader by Real Leaders Magazine

Mari McClure Honored for Innovation and Positive Social & Environmental Impact Vermont Business Magazine Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mari McClure was named one of Real Leaders Magazine Top 100 Women Impact Leaders for 2021.  The 100 CEO’s and leaders on the list were honored because they have delivered results, building a brighter and more […]

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Mar
16

Union Mutual Raises Over $63,000 for Special Olympics Vermont

MONTPELIER – Union Mutual was proudly represented by over 40 employees, independent agency partners, vendors, friends, and family members in a virtual Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Vermont on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. The Union Mutual Popsicles donned their best summer attire and creative costumes as they “Plunged” into the snow to create snow […]

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