Capstone and VSECU Partner Provide Emergency Food and Heating Assistance to Vulnerable Vermonters

Dec
06

Capstone and VSECU Partner Provide Emergency Food and Heating Assistance to Vulnerable Vermonters

(BARRE, VT) Capstone Community Action and VSECU (Vermont State Employees Credit Union) have teamed up to launch Fuel Your Neighbors, an initiative to support emergency food and heating assistance for vulnerable central Vermont households. Winter is a tough time for thousands of central Vermonters. Families often must choose between basic necessities like food and heat. Children […]

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Nov
29

House Chair to Receive VBSR Legislator of the Year Award

Business Group will Honor Rep. Helen Head for Work in 2016 Session Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) will honor the chair of a Vermont House committee at the organization’s annual Legislative Breakfast on December 15 for her work this year in passing key employment bills. Rep. Helen Head, (D)-South Burlington, the […]

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Nov
25

VBSR Networking Get-Together Comes to Saint Johnsbury

-Downs Rachlin Martin and MVZ Holdings Play Host at Kingdom Taproom- Looking to network with forward-thinking business leaders? Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility welcomes members and guests to attend a free Networking Get-Together at Saint Johnsbury’s Kingdom Taproom on November 30th. Hosted by Downs Rachlin Martin and MVZ Holdings, the event will run from 5:30 […]

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Nov
25

Rep. Welch, Business Leaders Urge Vermont to “Buy Local”

Montpelier, VT – On Tuesday, November 22, VBSR teamed up with Congressman Peter Welch, Montpelier Mayor John Hollar, Montpelier Alive and other business leaders to emphasize the importance of shopping locally. In his remarks given at The Shoe Horn in downtown Montpelier, Welch said “We’re lucky to live in Vermont where small business all over […]

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Nov
25

VBSR Launches Local First Vermont Mobile App

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) happily announces the launch of the Local First Vermont Mobile App, just in time for the holiday shopping season. Free to download through the App Store and Google Play, the app serves as a mobile version of the well-known Buy Local Resource Guide and Coupon Book, which is published […]

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Oct
24

90+ Attend VBSR & BACC Candidate Showcase

VBSR and BACC were thrilled to work together to bring a “Candidate Showcase and Networking Event” to Brattleboro on October 24th. Nearly 100 members and friends of the organizations attended the event, which included a chance to meet some of the candidates, network with like-minded business leaders, and hear from gubernatorial candidates Sue Minter (D) […]

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Sep
22

Sold Out Crowd Honors Paul Millman

On September 21st, a sold out crowd celebrated Paul Millman as the winner of VBSR’s 2016 Terry Ehrich Award for Excellence in Socially Responsible Business. Co-founder, CEO and President of Chroma Technology Corp., Millman received the award at VBSR’s 15th Annual Award Ceremony & Dinner. “I knew Terry. I was friends with Terry. Terry would […]

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SunCommon to Host VBSR Networking Get-Together

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Jul
20

Green Executive Order is Good for Business and Taxpayers

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility on Tuesday praised a move by Gov. Peter Shumlin that will level the playing field for green and environmentally-friendly businesses bidding on state contracts. The executive order announced by Gov. Shumlin gives businesses with strong environmental records and policies a preference when bidding on state contracts for goods and services, […]

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Jul
07

Public Service Board Chooses Utilities ; Stalls Climate Action and Renewable Energy Progress

Renewable Energy Vermont, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Vermont Conservation Votes, Vermont Natural Resources Council, Vermont Public Interest Research Group MONTPELIER, VT – Environmental, climate, and sustainable business groups joined together this week to express grave concern over proposed changes to net metering, the program that allows Vermonters to choose renewable energy.  The diverse organizations are […]

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