Help celebrate smart growth and conservation leadership with the Art Gib Award

Feb
22

Help celebrate smart growth and conservation leadership with the Art Gib Award

The Vermont Natural Resources Council is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Arthur Gibb Award for Individual Leadership. Every year, Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) honors the legacy of the late Arthur Gibb for his commitment to safeguarding Vermont’s values and unique landscape, as well as for his leadership, vision and dedication to building consensus. We […]

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Feb
19

Help your employees learn and grow with VSAC’s Career & Education Wellness program

You may have heard that VSAC has recently rolled out an innovative new employee benefit program called Career & Education Wellness.  But what is it and how does it work? You know VSAC as Vermont’s nonprofit advocate for students of all ages who want to continue their education and training after high school. We’ve been […]

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Feb
18

Workshop Series for Farmers and Food Producers

Hanover Co-op launches 10-session series aimed at helping farms and food producers Friday, February 1, 2019 — As part of its broader effort to support food production in New England, the Hanover Co-op has launched a low-cost series of workshops aimed at farmers and food producers. Sessions are scheduled for each Friday in March and include […]

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Feb
15

Union Mutual Raises Nearly $45,000, Sets New Penguin Plunge Fundraising Mark

With the widespread support of hundreds of donors, the “Union Mutual Popsicles” were able to set a new high-water mark for the event’s fundraising with a grand total of $44,932.  The previous team fundraising record was $30,000, set back in 2012. “Union Mutual is thrilled to continue its partnership with Special Olympics Vermont and help […]

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Feb
15

Spend the night with VSAC at CCP ‘19

Workshops and resource fair for adults thinking about going back to school or training and high school students and parents planning for college & careers College & Career Pathways — VSAC’s landmark events for Vermonters who are curious about pursuing education and training opportunities – is taking on a whole new look (and adding a […]

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Feb
11

Sign Up for ASBC’s next Webinar Training Feb 21: Hone Your Message and Work with the Media to Get It Out

As a business leader, your voice carries a lot of influence. Now more than ever, you can make a difference by using that influence with elected officials, decision makers and the media to impact the policies that matter to you and your stakeholders. To give you all the tips you need, the American Sustainable Business […]

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Feb
11

Sign Up for ASBC’s Webinar Training Feb 14: Effective Advocating & Lobbying Your Elected Officials

As a business leader, your voice carries a lot of influence. Now more than ever, you can make a difference by using that influence with elected officials, decision makers and the media to impact the policies that matter to you and your stakeholders. To give you all the tips you need, the American Sustainable Business […]

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Feb
07

Northfield Savings Bank Joins VBSR Champion Members

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility is proud to welcome Northfield Savings as newest Champion Member. The Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Northfield Savings Bank has become VBSR’s newest Champion Member. VBSR is a business association that advocates for policies which support workers, Vermont communities and the environment […]

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Feb
05

CVOEO’S VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GETS IT DONE WITH YOU

The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s (CVOEO) VITA program is a significant connection to VBSR’s mission “to set a high standard for protecting the economic environment of our citizens.” In the 2017 tax year our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program helped secure tax returns for 1,437 households, impacting 2,100 individuals, and returning $2,183,793 to the […]

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Feb
01

New Corporate Responsibility Report Takes Holistic View Of National Life Efforts

A new corporate social responsibility report published by National Life aims to take a much more holistic view of the company’s sustainability efforts. The company defines its social responsibility broadly in the report by including how it conducts its core business as a key measure of how well it is embodying its values. “For us, […]

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