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Feb
19

Members Championing Change: Villanti Printers

Since Villanti Printers opened our doors in 1959 we have been committed to doing business the right way: producing vibrant, high quality print and mail, sustainably. In addition to producing dynamic, impactful work for our clients, Villanti believes that ensuring the health of the planet and cultivating a high-quality team and workplace is simply the […]

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Feb
18

VBSR Announces Newest Champion Member Mamava

Mamava joins leading Vermont businesses for People, Planet and Prosperity Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announces this week that Mamava will join the organization’s Champion Members. VBSR is a business association with over 730 members who work to foster a business ethic that sets a high standard within the Vermont professional community for protecting […]

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Jan
21

‘Making Spaces Safer’ Workshop and Book Discussion Feb. 18, Fletcher Free Library

Big Heavy World, the Fletcher Free Library, and the Vermont Department of Libraries invite you to read ’Making Spaces Safer’ a handbook that empowers people of any age to be helpful in the face of public harassment that is gender or LGBTQ-related. Author Shawna Potter sings in the Baltimore punk band War On Women and […]

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Dec
17

Climate & Transportation Advocates React to State’s MOU for Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI)

Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) Proposed Framework Would Result in Meaningful, Though Partial, Progress in Tackling Transportation-Related Climate Pollution Montpelier, VT – Today, Vermont joined other New England and mid-Atlantic states, along with Washington, DC, in issuing a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI). Modeled on the successful Regional Greenhouse […]

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Dec
17

Members Championing Change: Magic Hat Brewing Company

Since it’s inception in 1994, craft beer legend Magic Hat Brewing Company has not only paved the way for Vermont’s iconic beer industry, but, while doing so set a strong example of community engagement & environmental responsibility. Magic Hat has cleaned and recycled 7,000,000 gallons of wastewater annually and generated 40-50 % of their electrical […]

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Dec
11

Deen given VBSR’s ‘Legislator of the Year’ Award, VBSR Announces 2020 Public Policy priorities

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) recognized retired Representative David Deen, Windham-4 district, for his 30 years of service at the organizations annual Legislative Breakfast on December 5th at Main Street Landing in Burlington, Vermont. Rep. Deen was presented with VBSR’s Legislator of the Year Award. “His legislative work clearly aligned with VBSR’s advocacy for […]

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Nov
26

VBSR Announces resignation of Executive Director Jane Campbell

After years of service, career non-profit leader and advocate Campbell exits Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility  After serving as the Executive Director for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) for 14 years, Jane Campbell will be resigning her position to embark on the next chapter of her career. Campbell served as Executive Director of VBSR […]

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SunCommon offers free daycare to support small business.

Need a break from the kiddos? SunCommon has your back. These are busy times, and as parents, SunCommon knows just how hard it is to find some peace, that’s why they’re giving you a chance to drop the kids and make headway on your to-do list. SunCommon, founded and based in Waterbury, are a Champion […]

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Nov
06

NYT Best Selling Author / TED Talker ADAM MINTER kicks off latest book tour at University of Vermont November 14

Bestselling Author Launches Book from Vermont UVM Davis Center, Sugar Maple Room, 2:30PM, November 14. World traveler, Bloomberg columnist, recycling expert, and best-selling author ADAM MINTER will kick off his second book’s world tour in Burlington, Vermont By: Fair Trade Recycling [WR3A] Secondhand By Adam Minter – Vermont November 14, 2019 BURLINGTON, Vt. – Oct. 17, 2019 – PRLog — On […]

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Nov
05

Members Championing Change: City Market

Burlington based cooperative City Market/Onion River Co-Op is built on a strong dedication to a healthy thriving community, environment & local food economy, with a vision where consumers have access to healthful choices, residents enjoy a high quality of life, local food systems thrive and where co-op owners have a sense of pride in their ownership. Their […]

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