Vanguard Renewables recognized with Energy Vision awards for advancing adoption of low-carbon fuel

Oct
13

Vanguard Renewables recognized with Energy Vision awards for advancing adoption of low-carbon fuel

[New York, NY – October 9] Energy Vision (EV), a non-profit research institute which studies and promotes viable decarbonization technologies for energy and transport, held its 14th annual awards event last night (virtually this year due to Covid).  EV presented its annual awards for leadership and innovation in sustainability to three organizations that have helped advance adoption of […]

DETAIL
Oct
13

Lisa L. Keysar elected as first female President & CEO of Union Mutual Insurance Company

The Board of Directors of Union Mutual Insurance Company voted unanimously last week to elect Lisa L. Keysar to the role of President and CEO. Keysar is the fifteenth person to assume the role and the first woman to head the Company since its founding in 1874. Keysar succeeds Michael Nobles who passed away this […]

DETAIL
Oct
13

Accessible Web Launches Suite of Digital Accessibility Tools To Help Organizations Discover, Understand & Resolve Web Accessibility Issues

We’re thrilled to announce the release of our flagship product–Accessible Web Console–a suite of tools designed to help teams discover, understand and resolve web accessibility issues.  Since our launch in 2018, we’ve recognized the challenges that organizations are having with navigating the complexities of online ADA compliance and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). So, we created […]

DETAIL
Oct
07

Groennfell Meadery: How a Small Business Can Support their Employee’s Right to Vote

By Ricky the Meadmaker at Groennfell Meadery  Small business is the core of our economy and voting is the heart of our democracy. As a business, we believe that it is our duty to support our staff’s right and ability to vote, and it’s a duty that we take very seriously. At Groennfell Meadery, our policy has […]

DETAIL
Sep
30

Fossil Fuel Divestment Q&A with SunCommon

Fossil Fuel Divestment Q&A The Divestment Movement has been in the news recently with schools such as the University of California and University of Vermont making firm commitments to remove fossil fuel companies from their investment portfolios. Meanwhile, advocates continue to pressure other schools, businesses, and investment groups to divest their financial investments from fossil fuels, as every day […]

DETAIL
Sep
28

CCS short-listed for global impact award

Champlain Community Services (CCS), a VBSR member nonprofit based in Colchester, recently advanced to the short-list for the prestigious international Zero Project Award 2021, recognizing innovative practices and policies in employment for people with disabilities. Each year, the Zero Project finds and shares Innovative Practices and Policies that help improve the lives of persons with disabilities. CCS […]

DETAIL
Sep
23

Local Organizations to Host Food and Necessities Drive for At-risk Neighbors

Montpelier, Vermont – National Life Group and The Vermont Agency are joining forces to help those who are struggling by hosting a food and necessities drive on the Maple Tree Place green in Williston. “We’re happy to come together with National Life to help our neighbors during this difficult time,” said Megan Hand, Financial Advisor […]

DETAIL
Sep
21

Windham Grows Farm & Food Business Accelerator Accepting Applications for BIPOC-focused 2020-2021 Cohort

BRATTLEBORO, VT — Windham Grows, a food and agriculture business accelerator that connects entrepreneurs with mentoring, industry connections and support, is accepting applications for its winter 2020-21 program. This upcoming program is geared toward growing the businesses of BIPOC entrepreneurs. “In the interest of creating equity in our food systems, and our continuing work to […]

DETAIL

Vermont House Overrides Governor’s Climate Veto

September 17, 2020 (MONTPELIER, VT) – Vermont’s House of Representatives successfully voted to override Governor Scott’s veto of the Global Warming Solutions Act today. The bill will require Vermont to reduce its climate-damaging emissions while simultaneously creating jobs, improving community resilience, and reducing energy burdens for rural and marginalized communities. A coalition of groups in support […]

DETAIL
Sep
16

Socially Responsible Financial Advisory Firm, Greenvest, becomes a Certified B Corporation

September 09, 2020 – Greenvest, a socially and environmentally responsible financial advisory firm, is proud to announce they have officially become a Certified B Corporation®.  Greenvest joins the rapidly growing movement of more than 3,400 Certified B Corporations from 150 industries, across 71 countries, including companies such as Seventh Generation, King Arthur Baking Company, Patagonia, […]

DETAIL
Page 1 of 4812345...102030...Last »