Members in the News

VBSR to Honor Beth Sachs with Lifetime Achievement Award

 Organization will also Award Benjamin Adler, Milk Money, SunCommon on September 14th Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is proud to announce the awardees of the 2017 VBSR Awards, which will be given out at the organization’s 16th Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner on September 14 at Basin Harbor in Vergennes. This […]

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DRM Adopts Paid Parental Leave Policy

New parents to receive up to 12 weeks of paid leave. (Burlington, Vt.)  The northern New England law firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC has adopted a new policy that awards up to 12 weeks of paid leave to new parents. The policy was approved by directors in March and announced by Deputy Managing Partner Peter […]

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Jun
23

Rock Art Brewery Toasts Vermont’s First Solar-Powered Beer

SunCommon helps brewery fully offset electricity with solar   SunCommon of Waterbury has helped Rock Art Brewery of Morrisville become the first Vermont brewery to fully offset its power needs with a 200-panel rooftop solar array. Rock Art Brewery unveils Vermont’s first solar-powered beer, Sun Rocked IPA, as a toast to the 20-year-old brewery reaching […]

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Jun
20

New program for trainers, facilitators, and consultants

Marlboro College Center for New Leadership announces the new Training, Facilitation and Consulting Certificate Program, which will kick off in October. This six-month professional development program is designed for anyone who provides training, facilitates and manages teams, or works with groups in any way, either as an employee or an independent consultant. Participants receive five […]

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Jun
20

City Market Selects Artists for South End Co-op

Two Co-op Member artists selected for storefront murals Burlington, VT – Last summer, City Market issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for three murals on the exterior of the new South End store, set to break ground in late fall 2017 at 207 Flynn Avenue, Burlington. The murals are meant to continue the theme of […]

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Jun
20

VT Clean Energy Report Signals Opportunities for Job Growth

The 4th annual Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report (VCEIR) released today by the Department of Public Service underscores the importance of Vermont’s climate economy as a “promising source of economic growth and employment opportunity.” Overall, the clean energy sector saw a 7.7 percent increase in employment over the last year and a 29 percent increase […]

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Jun
20

Bluehouse Group Announces New Marketing Director, Commitment to Flexible Workplace

Burlington-based digital marketing agency supports work-life balance, one key to attracting and retaining a talented team Bluehouse Group, a digital marketing and web design firm, has hired Michelle Massa as the company’s marketing director. Michelle brings nearly 20 years of marketing and business development experience in local and global markets. She will manage marketing operations […]

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Jun
09

Green Mountain Power Teams Up with Freedom Nissan to Give Customers $10,000 Off Leaf Purchases

5 June 2017 Reduce emissions and lower your transportation costs with a 2017 Nissan Leaf Colchester, VT – Green Mountain Power (GMP) customers who bring their energy statements and a special code to Freedom Nissan in South Burlington now through September 30 will get $10,000 off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of a 2017 […]

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Jun
07

Cooperative Fund of New England One of Few CDFIs Found To Focus on Lending for Employee Ownership

New Report on Opportunities for Impact Investing in Employee Ownership   With income inequality in the United States at record high levels, employee ownership is increasingly being lauded as a potential solution to spreading wealth more broadly. Most recently, research from the National Center for Employee Ownership released in May shows that employee ownership holds […]

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TruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design Celebrates Grand Opening of Mountain Modern Motel

 Jackson Hole Property Redefines the Guest Experience For Outdoor Adventure Travelers June 1, 2017 – Jackson, Wyoming – The 135-room Mountain Modern Motel of Jackson, WY opened to the public over Memorial Day weekend, reinventing the typical motel concept with an innovative approach to hospitality that is tailored to adventure travelers.  Jackson-based Crystal Creek Capital partnered […]

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