Social Responsibility News

Legal Scholars Release 2018 Top 10 Environmental Watch List

Environmental law scholars and editors of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law (VJEL) at Vermont Law School today announced publication of the 2018 “Vermont Law Top 10 Environmental Watch List,” highlighting critical law and policy issues they believe will escalate in the coming year. The list, in its eighth year, features articles co-authored by VLS students and […]

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ENRLC, Neighbors See Win in Graniteville Pollution Case

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Dec. 18, 2017– This month Neighbors for Healthy Communities (Neighbors), with the support of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) at Vermont Law School, achieved their latest victory in a six-year battle against polluting industry in Graniteville, Vt. On Dec. 1, Susan Baird of the District 5 Environmental Commission issued a jurisdictional […]

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New Center for Justice Reform at VLS Offers Training, Degrees in Restorative Criminal Justice

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Dec. 14, 2017––Vermont Law School officials today launched a new Center for Justice Reform to address deficiencies in the criminal justice system and other responses to harm and conflict. The center offers degree and training programs for law and master’s students as well as criminal justice professionals, educators, and other community members […]

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KSV Recertifies as B Corporation

NYC & Burlington, VT Marketing Agency  Focuses on Sustainable Energy New York, N.Y. and Burlington, Vt. – KSV, a marketing and advertising agency with considerable expertise in sustainable energy marketing, recently won recertification as a B Corporation, meaning the company voluntarily meets a higher standard of public transparency, legal accountability and verified performance. Certified B – the […]

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Dec
12

National Life Foundation Doubles Budget, Launches Main Street Grants

Montpelier, Vermont – National Life Group announced Tuesday that the annual budget of its charitable foundation will double to $2 million next year, reflecting the company’s strong sales and earnings growth over the past decade. Part of the National Life Group Foundation’s increased funding will go toward launching Main Street Grants, a new project designed to support revitalization of downtowns. Another […]

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DAVIS & HODGDON CPA FIRM AND GENERATOR MAKERSPACE LAUNCH SIGNATURE PARTNERSHIP

Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs and Generator BTV have announced a multi-year sustainable partnership. The relationship, labeled by Davis & Hodgdon as a “Signature Partnership”, begins with the firm’s sponsorship of an administrative/marketing intern and support for Generator’s upcoming Jump/Start program. Davis & Hodgdon introduced the “Signature Partnership” concept in 2014 to leverage the firm’s […]

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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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