VBSR Events

Oct
02

VBSR Networking Get-Together Hosted by Black River Produce

Join us as we Get-Together in Springfield for an evening of networking and education. In addition to networking, guests will have a chance to peek behind the scenes at Black River Produce and learn about the company’s efforts in environmental sustainability, how they remain rooted in Vermont, and the importance of supporting Vermont’s local agricultural […]

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Aug
07

Everyone’s Economic Opportunity In Climate Action

Learn More or RSVP here Everyone’s Economic Opportunity In Climate Action A community discussion about growing jobs by fighting climate change. Co-hosted by Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility and the Vermont Natural Resources Council When: 9/12 @ 6pm-8pm Where: 118 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT Free and open to the public Coffee provided by Mocha Joe’s How […]

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Aug
07

Green Drinks with GMFTS and Vermont Harvest of the Month

Green Mountain Farm-to-School is taking over Skinny Pancake and Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR)‘s Green Drinks and we’re talking Vermont Harvest of the Month! Whether you eat it, grow it, sell it, or just want to try it, Vermont Harvest of the Month is your resource for changing the way Vermonters eat and think about […]

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Aug
03

Everyone’s Economic Opportunity In Climate Action

Everyone’s Economic Opportunity In Climate Action A community discussion about growing jobs by fighting climate change. Co-hosted by Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility and the Vermont Natural Resources Council When: 8/24 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm Where: Montshire Museum, Norwich, VT Free and open to the public How do we turn the challenge of climate change into economic […]

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Jul
17

Green Drinks with 1% for the Planet

Green Drinks provides a platform to a different socially conscious organization each month while providing attendees local craft beer from local sponsors. 1% for the Planet is the July nonprofit organization! Come throw back a pint and learn more about our global movement dedicated to accelerating smart environmental giving. Whether you’re an interested individual, a leader […]

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Jul
17

Socially Responsible Business Advocacy 101

The voice of socially responsible businesses in public debates is now more important than ever. But how does a company effectively advocate at the local, state, or federal level? Our panel of experts will reveal the varying roles that businesses can play in shaping legislative debates and how to build strong relationships with your elected […]

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Jul
17

Investing in a Clean Water Economy

Vermont’s reputation as a green state is threatened with continuing news of dangerous lake algae blooms, sewer overflows into our rivers, and toxic run-off from poorly planned development and agriculture. Cleaning up our vital lakes and rivers is not a burden – this is an opportunity for Vermont to invest in a clean water economy […]

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Jul
17

The Third Plumber: Hiring Independent Contractors and Creating a Portable Benefit Economy

Misclassification is a major problem in our economy – it hurts workers, businesses that are following the rules, and the sustainability of state programs. At the same time, new business models are challenging the traditional employment system as more Vermonters work as independent contractors. How can Vermont balance the need for a fair and equitable […]

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Jul
17

Work Without Poverty: Fighting Income Inequality with Good Jobs

The growing gap between the rich and the poor has disastrous consequences for our economy and communities. Can Vermont be a leader in encouraging the creation and development of jobs that have strong benefits and pay a living wage? What role does a higher minimum wage and enhanced family policies play in rebuilding the middle […]

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Jul
17

The End of the Employer Health Care System and the Business Case for Health Care Reform

Employee health insurance is a major expense for businesses – and the costs continue to rise each year. The employer-based health care system is clearly not sustainable, but what will replace it? And what role will businesses play in supporting that new system? VBSR has advocated for health care reform for 25 years – and […]

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