Vermont General Assembly Establishes Covid Paid Leave Grant Program

May
12

Vermont General Assembly Establishes Covid Paid Leave Grant Program

Montpelier, Vt. (May 12, 2022) – The small business community and members of Main Street Alliance and Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility applaud the Vermont General Assembly on the passage of S.11, a workforce and economic development bill that would establish a program to provide wage replacement for workers experiencing loss of work for reasons […]

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May
09

VNRC, VPIRG, VCV and VBSR Respond to Governor Scott’s Veto of the Clean Heat Standard

Montpelier, Vt. (May 6, 2022) – With a late-Friday swoop of the pen, Governor Scott’s veto of the Clean Heat Standard (H.715) disregards years of hard work to design an approach to strategically and equitably transform the fossil fuel heating sector, undercutting implementation of Vermont’s first legally-required Climate Action Plan, which identified this policy as pivotal […]

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May
02

VBSR Welcomes New Members!

We are proud to welcome an exciting new group of VBSR members. These organization are doing innovative, impactful, purposeful work across the state in industries ranging from education to personal training. Continue reading to learn more.   We are thrilled about our latest Gold Member, Tuck Consulting Group. TCG is a minority-owned, minority/women-led professional services firm, […]

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Apr
20

32nd Annual VBSR Conference Set for May 11th at Hula

Participants to Explore The New Workforce, Humanity & Belonging, and The Purpose Economy Burlington, Vt. (April 20, 2022) – Registration is open and the keynote speaker is set for the 32nd Annual Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) Conference, “Rising Together,” which will be held on May 11th at Hula, the award-winning lakeside coworking and […]

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Apr
19

Lawson’s Finest Liquids Activates 495-Module Solar Canopy, the Largest in Vermont, at Waitsfield Brewery and Taproom

Brewery on pace to produce 2.4 million pints per year with solar power   Waitsfield, VT. (April 18, 2022) – Lawson’s Finest Liquids announced today that construction of the largest solar canopy in the state of Vermont is now complete at the company’s Brewery and Taproom in Waitsfield. Built by SunCommon, an iSun company and […]

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Apr
19

VBSR and Main Street Alliance Declare Support for Public Investment in Child Care

On April 14, Main Street Alliance (MSA) and Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced their endorsement of Vermont’s Child Care Campaign, affirming their support for public investment in a child care system that meets the needs of all Vermont children, families and businesses. Launched in 2021, Vermont’s Child Care Campaign empowers Vermonters to advocate […]

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Apr
11

Want to Support an Equitable, Prosperous Vermont? First You Need Workforce Housing.

By Kelly Klein, founder and CEO of Groennfell Meadery and Havoc Mead As seen in the Brattleboro Reformer and VTDigger Some days I feel more like a blend of real estate agent and therapist than CEO and Founder of Vermont Craft Mead. One of our employees, having sold his out-of-state home more quickly than anticipated, is […]

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Apr
11

Immerse Yourself in an Inspiring Cohort Experience; Apply to the Snelling Center for Government’s Vermont Leadership Institute Class of 2023

March 31, 2022 – As Vermont transitions away from the pandemic, leaders who value a strong network of support to move forward will find the greatest success. After such a challenging, exhausting, and at times isolating, two years, there is strength now to be gained from comradery. Strong leadership rooted in the value of peers […]

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Apr
08

Member & Partner News Round Up – April

April is the…busiest month. Here are just a few of the events and announcements keeping our members and partners busy out there. Read on to see how our network is consistently working to build a just, thriving, and transformative economy that works for all people and the planet. International Workshop on Agritourism: Tickets, sponsorships and […]

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Apr
06

Women’s Leadership Circle Seeks Established Female Leaders in Chittenden County

Watershed Coaching is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications from established female leaders living or working in Chittenden County for their fourteenth Women’s Leadership Circle of Vermont (WLC), a program for female leaders to hone their leadership skills, evolve their businesses, and expand their professional networks. Each circle forms for six months in […]

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