2022 VBSR awardees from left: Emiliano Void, nuwave Equity Corporation (Young Changemaker Award); Sascha Mayer, Mamava (Innovation and Inspiration Award); Curtiss Reed Jr. (Terry Ehrich Award for Lifetime Achievement); Janice St. Onge, Flexible Capital Fund, L3C (Innovation and Inspiration Award). Photo by Isora Lithgow Creations.

VBSR Encourages Vermonters to Nominate the 2023 Awardees for Achievements by Socially Responsible Business Leaders

Burlington, Vt. (July 27, 2023) – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR), the statewide, nonprofit business association with a commitment to advance a just, thriving and transformative economy that works for all people and the planet, has announced that nominations for the 22nd Annual VBSR Awards are open and will be accepted through Monday, July 31.

Criteria and nomination forms for each award can be located by accessing the main VBSR Awards page. Self-nominations are welcome and encouraged. Any individual employed by a VBSR member who is a socially responsible enterprise is eligible to be nominated. You do not have to be a member to nominate.

The awards encourage and showcase the growth and impact of socially responsible business activity in Vermont, honoring those who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in socially responsible business across three categories:

  • The VBSR Terry Ehrich Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • The VBSR Innovation and Inspiration Award
  • The VBSR Young Changemaker Award

Awardees are selected for their achievements in championing new ideas and initiatives, leading by example, and developing successful socially responsible business models. Awards will be given during the 22nd Annual VBSR Awards Ceremony this fall.

About VBSR
VBSR is a statewide, non-profit business association with a mission to leverage the power of business for positive social and environmental impact. VBSR’s 700 member businesses and organizations strive toward a just, thriving, and transformative economy that works for all people and the planet through shared learning, building connections, and collective action. Learn more or join the cause at www.vbsr.org.