Members in the News

Sep
05

Members Championing Change: New Chapter

New Chapter has been a longtime example of how a business can lead with their values. As one of the first US Vitamin and supplement companies to achieve B Corp Certification in the US, New Chapter has incorporated social & environmental efforts into day-to-day operations earning them B Lab’s Best for the World: Changemakers 2 […]

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Aug
16

Open Call for Company Speed Dating

It’s that time of year again, Company Speed Dating at the 3rd Annual Vermont Investors Summit! We are looking for early stage companies that are raising money or looking to build their advisory board. These companies do not need to be revenue generating but they do need to have a clear product or service and […]

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Aug
13

Small Dog Electronics leases retail space at Flynn & Pine

Store and Service Center to open in October Waitsfield, Vermont, August 8, 2019 — Small Dog Electronics has leased retail space in Burlington’s south end from Redstone. The 3,000 square foot space at Flynn Avenue & Pine Street (316 Flynn Avenue) is being fit-up into a retail store and service area. “We’re excited to open […]

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Aug
07

Guru Earns B Corporation® Certification

BURLINGTON/SAUSALITO – August 6, 2019 – Guru—a bi-coastal creative agency that catalyzes the heroes: purpose-driven, conscious, sustainable brands, organizations and movements who are sparking transformation for the greater good—is proud to announce that it is now a certified B Corporation® (“B Corp”). “Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social […]

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Aug
01

Local tech expert weighs in on FaceApp privacy concerns

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) A mobile app is all the buzz on social media and newsfeeds. But while it’s aimed at a quick laugh, it’s also raising security concerns. A social media trend has celebrities like Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher, and basketball star Dwayne Wade joining the fun. FaceApp allows users to digitally edit a photo […]

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Jul
31

Members Championing Change: Northfield Savings Bank

Northfield Savings Bank, founded in 1867 and the largest independent bank headquartered in Vermont, not only has a legacy of servicing the community but remains deeply engaged to this day. In 2018, donations totaled more than $600,000 to local nonprofits, and they proudly donate 10% of their annual earnings to Vermont communities. This tremendous support […]

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Jul
29

Capstone Community Action hires New Director of Community Economic Development

Capstone Community Action hires New Director of Community Economic Development Capstone Community Action announced that Elizabeth “Liz” Scharf was hired as the new Community Economic Development Director. As a member of Capstone’s leadership team, Liz will work to support and grow programs that advance economic security for low income Vermonters through financial coaching, asset building, […]

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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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Jul
22

The Skinny Pancake Produces Second Annual Big Tiny Love: A Festival for Kids

THE SKINNY PANCAKE TO PRODUCE SECOND ANNUAL ‘BIG TINY LOVE’ KIDS FESTIVAL AS PART OF THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN MARITIME FESTIVAL  The Skinny Pancake is excited to be putting together the second annual Big Tiny Love festival on July 29th as part of the 12th annual Lake Champlain Maritime Festival. This free family-friendly event will focus […]

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Jul
18

Members Championing Change: The Alchemist

In addition to brewing delicious world-renowned beer, The Alchemist is a powerful example of a business with commitment to the environment, its employees and the community. As a leader in waste reduction & responsible water use, they encourage other brewers to do the same through the Vermont Brewers Association. Their deep commitment to employee health […]

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