No profit in cancer prevention

Apr
02

No profit in cancer prevention

Cancer epidemic benefits corporations at the cost of human health By: Rae Carter Corporations without commitments to social and environmental impact focus on turning a profit and producing products as cheaply as possible. While this sounds reasonable from an economic perspective, human health is the primary cost. Genetics and gene mutations cause cancer, but what […]

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Mar
25

Intervale Center Completes $1 Million Capital Campaign

With the help of almost two hundred generous donors and community support, the Intervale Center is pleased to announce the completion of Celebrate Intervale, a $1 million capital campaign to increase the productivity, accessibility and beauty of the Intervale. The Intervale Center, a food and farming non-profit, manages 340 acres of open space in the […]

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Mar
14

UVM Mentoring Network: Mentors Sharing Their Experience and Expertise

Are you an entrepreneur, bringing your idea to the marketplace? Are you innovating novel solutions to problems that need to be solved? Are you an established entrepreneur that wants to take your idea or service to the next level? Do you have urgent questions that are slowing down your progress? We can help. We have […]

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Mar
12

NEK ENERGY FORUM: Transforming Our Energy Use at the Grass-Roots Level

Learn how you can help your community save energy and money by starting an energy committee! Hear success stories from existing energy committee members, discuss available resources, and talk with your neighbors about what you would like to do in your own community. Agenda   Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 5:00 pm-7:30 pm Northwoods Stewardship Center 154 Leadership Drive East Charleston, Vermont […]

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Mar
07

VBSR Member Launches Free Spring “Cleaning” Challenge for Unhealthy Power Dynamics in Socially Responsible Businesses

You’re invited to participate in Round Sky Solution’s FREE 5 Day Spring “Cleaning” Challenge to explore and transform the power dynamics in your team. Explore collaborative processes that help you to walk the talk. We all want humanizing processes and healthy power flows. However all too often, our socially responsible, cooperatives, and mission driven organizations […]

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Mar
06

New Report Presents Strategies to End Childhood Hunger in Vermont

A new report funded by the National Life Group Foundation, “Evidence-Based Strategies to End Childhood Food Insecurity and Hunger in Vermont,” details what’s working well, gaps and opportunities to address this issue. Published by the Urban Institute, an independent research organization based in Washington, D.C., the report highlights key contributing factors to childhood food insecurity […]

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Mar
05

VBSR Launches Intensive Workshop Series for Local Businesses – Measure What Matters helps businesses have a positive impact and build employee first workplaces-

This March, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is to launch the new Measure What Matters workshop series, modeled after the B-Corp Impact Assessment, to help their members better support their communities, reduce the impact of their operations on the environment and to create the best workplace for their employees. This series provides business leaders […]

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Mar
05

Mercy Connections May Luncheon

Mercy Connections to honor Theresa Alberghini DiPalma at May Luncheon BURLINGTON, Vermont – Mercy Connections is honoring Theresa Alberghini DiPalma, Senior Vice President for External Relations at the University of Vermont Health Network, as this year’s recipient of the Catherine McAuley Award. Each year the Board of Directors selects a person for this high honor […]

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Mar
05

VBSR Recognizes Corporate Social Responsibility – Nominations Now Being Accepted for Annual VBSR Awards

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is now accepting nominations for three awards designed to encourage and showcase the growth of socially responsible business activity in Vermont. Awardees of the VBSR Inspiration and Innovation Award, the VBSR Young Changemaker Award and the Terry Ehrich Award for Lifetime Achievement will be recognized among their peers at the […]

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Feb
27

Renewable Energy Vermont & Green Mountain Power Partner on Groundbreaking Opportunity to Accelerate Carbon Reduction & Energy Innovation

Customers Offered Greatest Value Nationwide for Battery Storage to Boost Grid Resiliency and Cut Costs for All Green Mountain Power (GMP) and Renewable Energy Vermont (REV)  teamed up on a first of its kind opportunity  in the country to deliver innovation and carbon reductions to customers through a new Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program […]

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