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Executive Order Promoting Businesses that Fight Climate Change Finalized

Montpelier – An Executive Order signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin that gives businesses fighting climate change preference in the state contracting process has been finalized. The new policy applies to any contract over $25,000, which captures at least 97 percent of state contracting dollars. The state of Vermont spends hundreds of millions of dollars each […]


The Hard Work of Social Responsibility

by Stephen Morris, Rutland Herald on Feb 26th, 2006 Only in Vermont Vermont Mystic Pie Company brings together a Who’s Who and What’s What of Vermont companies. The apples come from local orchards that embrace the most rigorous ecological growing techniques. The butter comes from the farmers of Cabot Creamery. The flour may not originate […]


Sold Out Crowd Honors Paul Millman

On September 21st, a sold out crowd celebrated Paul Millman as the winner of VBSR’s 2016 Terry Ehrich Award for Excellence in Socially Responsible Business. Co-founder, CEO and President of Chroma Technology Corp., Millman received the award at VBSR’s 15th Annual Award Ceremony & Dinner. “I knew Terry. I was friends with Terry. Terry would […]


SunCommon to Host VBSR Networking Get-Together

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Green Executive Order is Good for Business and Taxpayers

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility on Tuesday praised a move by Gov. Peter Shumlin that will level the playing field for green and environmentally-friendly businesses bidding on state contracts. The executive order announced by Gov. Shumlin gives businesses with strong environmental records and policies a preference when bidding on state contracts for goods and services, […]


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