Members in the News

Mar
08

Women’s History/Herstory Month Partner Round Up

VBSR partners with many incredible, women-focused organizations across the state. All of them are consistently working with strategic passion on behalf of Vermont’s women. Included here are but a few of the efforts these groups are making during Women’s History/Herstory Month. Vermont Works for Women VWW works with women and gender-expansive individuals to help them […]

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Mar
02

Impacts of Climate Change on Vermont: the Next 30 Years

Want to know what Vermont will look like in 30 years? Our member Vermont Public Radio would like to show you. Yes, radio you can watch, thanks to our friends at Vermont PBS. Their new video “Impacts of Climate Change on Vermont” offers a clear-eyed and hopeful look at the decades to come as we […]

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Feb
24

NEFCU and VSECU, Vermont’s two largest credit unions, to merge

New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) and Vermont State Employees Credit Union (VSECU), the two largest credit unions in the state, announced in a letter to their members today that they plan to merge. In a statement they said, “United by common beliefs, values, and vision, the combined organization will provide greater benefits to members, staff, and […]

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Feb
21

Vermont Nonprofits and State Partners to Promote BIPOC Cultural Events

The Vermont Arts Council is partnering with the Vermont Partnership for Fairness & Diversity, the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, and the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing to spread the word about the incredible array of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) cultural experiences being coordinated by theaters, museums, galleries, libraries, parks, arts, community organizations and […]

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Feb
21

United Way of Northwest Vermont Launches Mental Health Initiative with Community Partners

United Way of Northwest Vermont (UWNWVT), in collaboration with community partners, has launched a new Mental Health Initiative to align existing mental health resources, identify gaps in the system of care, and create a shared agenda as we work together to improve timely access to appropriate mental health services in our communities. Already one of […]

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Feb
16

Chroma Technology Reduces Carbon Footprint with New Solar Project

Bellows Falls, VT- Chroma Technology is taking a critical step in reducing its carbon footprint with a new solar project just 20 minutes south of our Bellows Falls, Vermont manufacturing facility. Chroma partnered with Green Lantern Solar to develop a solar array that will produce approximately 950,000 kWh per year of clean, solar power. We […]

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Feb
14

City Market Celebrates 20 Years in Downtown Burlington!

Burlington, VT – This February, City Market Onion River Co-op celebrates 20 years at their Downtown Store! Throughout the month, the Co-op will be celebrating with giveaways, pop-up outdoor events, and storytelling. Each Friday in February, Co-op staff will be giving out free warm beverages and treats from local vendors including Stewart’s Bakery, Krin’s Bakery, […]

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Feb
10

Howard University Selects VEIC to Help Develop A Robust Sustainability Plan to Achieve Climate Goals

Howard University has selected VEIC and CustomerFirst Renewables to develop a robust, future-oriented 5-year campus Sustainability Plan. The creation of the Sustainability Plan will include dedicated engagement with students, faculty, and staff to elevate voices and encourage participation and stakeholder commitment throughout the process. The Sustainability Plan will align the university’s sustainability work with the […]

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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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Feb
09

Business Culture Consultants Celebrates 10 Years as Certified B Corp

Business Culture Consultants celebrates 10 years of being a Certified B Corp. As the fifth out of thirty-nine Vermont B Corporations, Owner Flip Brown has played an active role in the “business as a force for good” movement. Serving on the Host Committee for the national Champions Retreat held here in Vermont in 2014, acting […]

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