Furthering Our Mission Through Social, Environmental, and Economic Responsibility and Sustainability

Dec
03

Furthering Our Mission Through Social, Environmental, and Economic Responsibility and Sustainability

Champlain Valley Dispensary is pleased to announce that we are now members of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce (LCRCC). Our organization is rooted in the welfare of our patients, staff, and the communities they live in. Social, economic, and environmental responsibility have been key components of […]

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Dec
03

How Vermont Evaporator is kind, responsible and thankful in business

Hi. We’re Nikki and Kate. We manufacture and sell backyard maple syrup making equipment for regular people. We help families get into their woods and make something delicious together. We feel good about this, and like to think that our mission is about as benevolent as it gets for a profit-making enterprise. But how you do […]

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Nov
26

VBSR Announces resignation of Executive Director Jane Campbell

After years of service, career non-profit leader and advocate Campbell exits Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility  After serving as the Executive Director for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) for 14 years, Jane Campbell will be resigning her position to embark on the next chapter of her career. Campbell served as Executive Director of VBSR […]

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Nov
25

VBSR Hires Jordan Giaconia as Public Policy Manager – Giaconia to champion sustainable economic development and social equity policy issues –

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to announce that Jordan Giaconia has been hired as Public Policy Manager. In this role, Giaconia will support VBSR’s efforts to advance the organization’s policy goals, working closely with VBSR members. VBSR’s mission is to foster a business ethic that recognizes the opportunity and responsibility of the […]

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Nov
21

Lawson’s Finest Liquids names Elisa Kiviranna new Marketing Director

Lawson’s Finest Liquids, a brewery, taproom and retail store in Waitsfield Vermont, welcomes Elisa Kiviranna as their Marketing Director. This is a new position on the Lawson’s Finest Leadership Team. Elisa will be responsible for maximizing the brand’s visibility, advancing thecompany’s online presence and public relations as well as supporting customer engagement and promotions. Co-owner […]

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SunCommon offers free daycare to support small business.

Need a break from the kiddos? SunCommon has your back. These are busy times, and as parents, SunCommon knows just how hard it is to find some peace, that’s why they’re giving you a chance to drop the kids and make headway on your to-do list. SunCommon, founded and based in Waterbury, are a Champion […]

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Advance Vermont to Unveil New Research at Today’s Students Summit

Summit will convene statewide leaders in education and training, business, government, nonprofits, and philanthropy Advance Vermont announced today it is releasing new demographic data on Vermont students enrolled in postsecondary education and training programs at its Today’s Students Summit on Thursday, November 14th at Sugarbush Resort in Warren. The summit will convene a wide range of stakeholders […]

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Nov
06

NYT Best Selling Author / TED Talker ADAM MINTER kicks off latest book tour at University of Vermont November 14

Bestselling Author Launches Book from Vermont UVM Davis Center, Sugar Maple Room, 2:30PM, November 14. World traveler, Bloomberg columnist, recycling expert, and best-selling author ADAM MINTER will kick off his second book’s world tour in Burlington, Vermont By: Fair Trade Recycling [WR3A] Secondhand By Adam Minter – Vermont November 14, 2019 BURLINGTON, Vt. – Oct. 17, 2019 – PRLog — On […]

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Nov
05

Members Championing Change: City Market

Burlington based cooperative City Market/Onion River Co-Op is built on a strong dedication to a healthy thriving community, environment & local food economy, with a vision where consumers have access to healthful choices, residents enjoy a high quality of life, local food systems thrive and where co-op owners have a sense of pride in their ownership. Their […]

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Oct
15

Weinberger proposes revenue-neutral Vermont carbon pollution fee and rebate, cut emissions, create jobs, and boost Vermont’s economy

Friday, Mayor Miro Weinberger, joined by a coalition of environmental and business leaders, proposed a statewide carbon pollution fee that would cut emissions by 37 percent by 2040 when combined with existing clean energy policies, create new jobs, and boost state economic growth. The Mayor’s proposal is based on a newly-completed component of the City’s […]

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