VBSR Events

Oct
17

Creating an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Workplace

Join VBSR and Mara Iverson for an interactive workshop to help employees and managers at all levels to increase fluency with LGBTQ+ inclusive concepts, terminology, and practices. Participants will learn and practice approaches for making work environments affirming and supportive for people of all genders and sexual identities. Participants will identify specific opportunities for and challenges […]

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Oct
17

Workplace Culture: Getting Buy-In from Employees and Empowering Change from the Bottom Up

Join VBSR and Mara Iverson to learn more about what equity is, how inequity is built into our day-to-day living, and what actions you can take within your organization to create a shift. In this workshop we will learn in a way that engages and enthralls so that the change work is sustainable! The primary […]

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Oct
11

VBSR Town Hall on the Inflation Reduction Act with Staff of the Vermont Congressional Delegation

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is one of the most significant pieces of legislation in U.S. history to tackle the climate crisis, strengthen American energy security, lower healthcare costs, and, as the name denotes, combat inflation. Join VBSR and staff from the offices of Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders, and Congressman Welch as we explore what […]

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Sep
14

VBSR Networking Get-Together & Political Candidate Mixer

Elections have consequences, not just for our businesses but for the people, communities, and environments that we strive to support. In order to make an informed decision in the upcoming election, the only thing better than doing your research is to meet the candidates themselves! Join VBSR on October 20th at Caledonia Spirits for an […]

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Sep
14

People & Culture Mini-Retreat: Supporting Employee Mental Health in the Workplace

As a People & Culture professional, a lot has been expected of you in the past few years, especially in balancing ever-changing organizational needs with the mental health of your employees. Join VBSR, United Way and Working Bridges for an in-person mini-retreat where you can gain insight and tools to bring to your work regarding […]

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Sep
08

21st Annual VBSR Awards Ceremony

Each year VBSR recognizes inspiring business leaders and organizations showcasing the growth and impact of socially responsible business in Vermont. Join us October 4th as we gather to celebrate this year’s awardees, enjoy local food and drink from VBSR members, and network in good company while we enjoy Lake Champlain at sunset!

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Aug
16

Businesses Putting Their Waste to Work

Join VBSR, The Alchemist, and Vermont business experts and innovators as we explore “Businesses Putting Their Waste to Work” as a part of the VBSR People.Planet.Prosperity. Speaker Series. This in-person event will combine a panel discussion on unique solutions to waste management and their impact on the environment with networking hosted by The Alchemist in […]

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Aug
15

Seeing & Disrupting Racism in Capitalism

Join Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility for “Seeing & Disrupting Racism in Capitalism” with The Peace & Justice Center. In our time together we will hear from community leaders as they define racism and share their personal and professional journeys in social justice. You will gain insight into the many ways in which racism presents […]

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Aug
11

VBSR CEO Solidarity Circle

CEOs and executive leaders know that it can be lonely at the top. You hold a lot of information and responsibility, and can’t necessarily share this with others. It can also be difficult to let down your guard and acknowledge that you’re not completely confident in what you’re doing. Yet to be an effective leader, […]

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Aug
03

Climate Change in Vermont: What Solutions Can Your Business Adopt?

Join VBSR’s Public Policy Manager, Jordan Giaconia, and our friends at Keep Vermont Cool to discuss the impact of climate change in Vermont and explore the solutions that your business can adopt. In our time together we will endeavor to answer the questions “what does climate change have to do with Vermont?”, “can we change?”, […]

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