Vermont Business Leaders and Citizens Converge on Montpelier to Call for Action on Climate Change

Apr
22

Vermont Business Leaders and Citizens Converge on Montpelier to Call for Action on Climate Change

Montpelier, VT (April 22, 2016) – Executives from some of Vermont’s most iconic brands and companies converged in Montpelier on Earth Day to call on legislators to support a speedy transition to the low carbon economy of the future. New science suggests that the impacts from climate change may come sooner and be more destructive […]

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Vermont Business Leaders Converge on Montpelier to Call for Action on Climate Change

Business Leaders call on Legislators to support rapid transition away from fossil fuels and to the clean energy economy of the future. Montpelier, VT (April 22, 2016) –Executives from some of Vermont’s most iconic brands and companies converged in Montpelier on Earth Day to call on legislators to support a speedy transition to the low […]

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Apr
06

Northshire Bookstore to Host VBSR Networking Get-Together Next Week

Networking and Education Series to Come to Manchester Center. Burlington, VT – What does supporting your neighbor have to do with growing Vermont’s economy? Everything! Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to announce that Northshire Bookstore is welcoming VBSR members and friends for a special night of networking and education around socially responsible […]

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Mar
09

VBSR Celebrates Signing of Paid Leave Law

Business organization supported bill at the Vermont State House. A new Vermont law extending paid time off benefits to tens of thousands of workers is good for the state’s economy and will result in a healthier and more stable workforce, according to Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR), a statewide business association with more than […]

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Notes from Montpelier: Businesses benefit from paid sick leave

Written by State Rep. Carolyn Partridge , D-Windham. She welcomes emails at cpartridge@leg.state.vt.us. I’d be willing to bet that we have all experienced a situation where a coworker comes to work sick and several days later the entire workplace is down with it. Another common scenario is that a child, despite being ill, is taken […]

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Feb
23

Local First Vermont Launches “Local Love Fest”

Buy local and share the love to win prizes! Burlington, VT – Buying local keeps our communities vibrant, supports small businesses and strengthens our local economy. Now, buying local can also help you save money and win prizes! This month, Local First Vermont launched “Local Love Fest”, a new social media promotion to encourage Vermonters to […]

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