VBSR Events

Jan
10

2024 Forecast: What Can We Expect for Purpose-Driven Businesses?

Join VBSR and The University of Vermont – Grossman School of Business Sustainable Innovation MBA (SI-MBA) for an evening of food, drinks, and inspiration! How does your business stay informed and educated on the latest developments in social responsibility? Experts in the field and in higher education share their best projections for the year, including […]

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Jan
08

VBSR Networking Get-Together at Lawson’s Finest Liquids

Join us to kick off 2024 by connecting with friends and colleagues at Lawson’s Finest Liquids in Waitsfield! Vermont’s Lawson’s Finest Liquids, a Certified B Corporation, not only aims for the highest quality standards in their beer production but achieves this goal by leading with their values and by building genuine personal interactions. Lawson’s Finest […]

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Dec
20

Businesses for Climate Action Lobby Day

VBSR, Seventh Generation, SunCommon, and VPIRG have partnered to deliver a powerful message to Vermont legislators in support of bold climate action. Join us for a day of lobbying, learning, and connection in Montpelier on Thursday, February 1st. Climate change affects not just our planet, but its people – including disproportionate impacts on low-income, global-majority, […]

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Nov
06

The Impact of Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance on Vermont’s Businesses

Join Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility and Women Business Owners Network Vermont for this important discussion on The Impact of Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance on Vermont’s Businesses. At some point in their lives, everyone will need to take time away from work to care for themselves or a loved one. Our communities are […]

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Nov
01

2023 VBSR Legislative Breakfast

Are you ready for the start of the 2024 Vermont legislative session? You will be after attending the 2023 VBSR Legislative Breakfast! Join VBSR members, policymakers, advocates, and state officials as we explore and celebrate the opportunities ahead to work together toward a just, thriving, and transformative economy in the upcoming session. Guests will enjoy […]

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Oct
31

VBSR Networking Get-Together at Lake Champlain Chocolates

Join us in the newly renovated and expanded Lake Champlain Chocolates Flagship Store in Burlington! Lake Champlain Chocolates, a Certified B Corporation, provides the ultimate chocolate experience in an inviting and inspiring space as the company marks its 40th year in business. Discover new indulgences like chocolate croissants and a Chocolate Truffle Torte, as well […]

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Oct
10

Fortifying the Future of Vermont’s Downtowns

Join Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and Vermont Public for networking, food, drinks, and a panel discussion about Fortifying the Future of Vermont’s Downtowns, hosted by Vermont Public statehouse reporter Peter Hirschfeld. Our panel will discuss the importance of investing in Vermont downtowns and how we can ensure resilience among the changing environmental and […]

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Sep
14

ClimateReadyVT

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR), in partnership with Reframe Lab, is offering a new FREE program – ClimateReadyVT – designed to help small businesses in Vermont adapt to our changing climate and prepare for the next climate-related business disruption. As recent years have shown, climate change is affecting businesses in tangible and increasing ways. […]

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Aug
31

Mental Health First Aid Certification

Join VBSR, United Way of Northwest Vermont, and a special guest from the Burlington Police Department for this two-part Mental Health First Aid certification. Session 1: September 29 from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Virtual) Session 2: October 6 from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM (In-person in Burlington, VT) Mental health challenges have increased significantly […]

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Aug
31

Taking Action for the Next Climate Event in Vermont

Ninety percent of U.S. counties have experienced a federal climate disaster between 2011-2021, with some having as many as 12 disasters during that time. In 2021 alone, the U.S. experienced 20 separate billion-dollar climate disasters with over 688 direct or indirect fatalities. Vermont is not immune to these risks – between 2011-2021, ever county in […]

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