Social Responsibility News

VBSR Hiring a Communication Manager

Help advance business solutions to issues affecting the planet, people and profit! At VBSR, we are splitting our current Communication & Membership position into two positions: Communication Manager and Membership Manager.  We are seeking a full-time Communication Manager to lead communications on VBSR’s membership, programs, policies and events and educate the business community and public about […]

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Oct
17

Black River Produce to Host VBSR Networking Get-Together

– Event to Focus on Local Food Systems, Environmental Stewardship – Burlington, VT – Looking for great, local food and a chance to network with forward-thinking business and nonprofit leaders? Black River Produce will host a Networking Get-Together for members and friends of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) on October 24th. The event will run from 5:30 to 7:30 PM […]

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VSECU TAKES ON THE POINT TO POINT TO FIGHT HUNGER IN VERMONT

The Point to Point, powered by VSECU, continues to raise needed funds for hungry Vermonters   MONTPELIER, VT, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 – One in four Vermonters struggles with food insecurity and today as part of Hunger Action Month, VSECU expanded their commitment to help meet the needs of hungry Vermonters by announcing their adoption of the […]

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Sep
25

Mondo Mediaworks Participates in Source to Sea Cleanup

[Brattleboro, Vermont] [September 18. 2017] – Have you walked along a river or stream bank recently and found discarded cans and plastic bottles, fast food containers or other trash spoiling a beautiful natural place? If so, the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) wants to know. The conservation group asks all watershed residents to report trash sites […]

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Sep
22

Beth Sachs Honored with VBSR Lifetime Achievement Award

– Co-founder of VEIC Receives Standing Ovation from 200 – Watch Beth Sach’s Acceptance Speech Look at Photos of the Event Burlington, VT – On September 14th, VBSR honored Beth Sachs with the 2017 Terry Ehrich Award for Lifetime Achievement. Sachs, the co-founder of Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) who “was never good at following […]

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Sep
13

VBSR: New Health Care Bill Good for Economy and Public Health

– Vermont Business Group Endorses Sen. Sanders’ Bill – Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced support Wednesday for the Medicare for All Act of 2017, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new health care bill establishing a nationwide universal health care system.   “VBSR has called for the creation of a system like this […]

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Sep
13

Vermont seizes climate change economic growth and resource renewal opportunities

Accel-VT invites entrepreneurs from across North America to solve electric grid challenges and accelerate business growth in Vermont BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As national environmental protections are deregulated and challenges presented by climate change become more widely recognized, Vermont positions itself as the state where climate change and resource renewal can spark business growth and economic […]

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Sep
05

SunCommon Hosting Benefit for Hurricane Harvey

WATERBURY, VT — SunCommon, a Waterbury-based solar company, is hosting a benefit film screening at their Waterbury headquarters to encourage Vermonters to donate to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The devastation brought by Tropical Storm Irene to Vermont in 2011, and specifically the Waterbury area, required the community to gather together as friends and neighbors while […]

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Sep
05

Union Mutual Donates $10,000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief, Matches Additional Employee Donations

MONTPELIER – In response to the historic devastation brought about by Hurricane Harvey along the Gulf Coast, Union Mutual is proud to announce it has made a $10,000 donation to the American Red Cross, directing the funds to their Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. “We are in the business of helping people in times of need. […]

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Efficiency Vermont Launches Speakers Bureau

Efficiency Vermont is offering free workshops for community groups and businesses designed to help Vermonters make energy improvements. Each workshop addresses how a particular technology works, associated economics, and available technical and financial resources. Efficiency Vermont will provide an energy expert to deliver the presentation, guidance on how to effectively organize a workshop, and educational […]

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