VBSR Networking Get-Together Hosted by SunCommon

Event Details:
When: July 28, 2022 5:00 pm – July 28, 2022 7:30 pm
Location: 442 US-2, Waterbury Village Historic District, VT 05676

Cost To Attend:
Nonmembers – $25
VBSR Members – Free

Registration is open

Event hosted by: Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

Join business leaders, changemakers, and B Corps from across Vermont for an in-person Networking Get-Together. Our hosts at SunCommon have a beautiful space in Waterbury that allows for indoor/outdoor gathering and plenty of sun!

Thursday, July 28, 2022
5:00 – 7:30 PM
SunCommon, 442 US-2, Waterbury Village Historic District, VT

This is a great opportunity to catch up with colleagues, make new connections, gain new ideas and inspiration, and have some fun! This free-for-members event is open to anyone interested in the triple-bottom-line approach to business (people, planet, prosperity). There is a $25 fee for nonmembers.

Our generous hosts will provide delicious, complementary appetizers and refreshments, including vegetarian, gluten free, and vegan options. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase from a cash bar.

Capacity is limited, so please register early to avoid disappointment!

Health & Safety

You will be asked for proof of vaccination at the check-in table. If you are not able to provide proof of vaccination, you will be asked to wear a mask for the entirety of the event.

Acceptable forms of proof include:

  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccination card
  • A copy of your vaccination record (digital or paper)

Please stay home if you are exhibiting any symptoms related to COVID-19 as outlined by the VT Department of Health.

  • Fever (100.4 °F or higher)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea​

Not everyone with COVID-19 has a fever. Even mild symptoms (like a headache or dry cough) could be signs of COVID-19. Symptoms may start 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus. People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness.

Although it is not required, we encourage you to test negative on a COVID-19 test before attending this event. The CDC recommends that you test as close to the event as possible. Learn more about COVID-19 testing here.

Accessible features of this venue include:

  • Wheelchair Accessible Entrances & Bathrooms
  • Seating Available
  • Lactation Room
  • Gender Neutral Bathroom
  • Free Parking On-site

Thank you to our host!

SunCommon’s mission is to make clean, renewable energy simple and affordable. They offer options through home solar, community solar, and battery storage. It’s easy to take the first step towards a brighter future with SunCommon.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Business Culture Consultants helps good people in great organizations have the conversations they really need to have but haven’t figured out how to have on their own yet. We support racial justice, climate change activism, gender equity, and a durable and prosperous economy for all.

As the only B Corp certified law firm in Vermont, Merritt & Merritt has a mission of providing our clients with the highest quality legal services consistent with responsible social and environmental practices. The Firm has been advising growth companies for over 30 years. They collaborate with publicly and privately held growth companies throughout Vermont and the Northeast, as well as the angel, venture capital and private equity investors that support them, to build and guide their businesses.

Ursa Major makes refreshingly different skincare essentials for that healthy mountain glow. Our mission at Ursa Major is to help people look, feel and do their best by infusing their skincare – and their lives – with a healthy dose of the great outdoors, while raising the bar for what it means to be a responsible company.

Vanguard Renewables was founded in 2014 by John Hanselman and Kevin Chase with three primary goals:

  • Produce renewable energy from organic waste to power homes, businesses, and communities
  • Sustain farms for future generations by reducing on-farm methane emissions and providing a diversified income stream and beneficial byproducts
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from food waste by diverting tons of food waste from landfills in compliance with state organics to landfills bans


Are you interested in sponsoring this event? If so, please contact Toby Aronson at tobya@vbsr.org for details.