Education & Conferences

Aug
23

VBSR Webinar: Do Good vs. Feel Good: The Truth about ESG Investing

  REGISTER HERE   Join us as we take a deep dive into the world of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) investing. What does ESG mean? What is the difference between impact funds versus ESG screened funds? How do you know your dollars are making a positive change on the world? We’ll hear from Lenore Reiner, […]

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Aug
23

VBSR Virtual Workshop Series: From B to Z: A Deep Dive on B Corp Certification

Join VBSR, B Corp Consultant Rebecca Coffey, and representatives from Vermont B Corps, for a 2-part virtual workshop series, From B to Z: A Deep Dive on B Corp Certification. B Corps represent the highest level of social and environmental impact in business today. The B Corp Certification process and the B Impact Assessment provides […]

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VBSR Virtual Workshop Series: From B to Z: A Deep Dive on B Corp Certification

Join VBSR and B Corp Consultant Rebecca Coffey for a 2-part virtual workshop series, From B to Z: A Deep Dive on B Corp Certification. B Corps represent the highest level of social and environmental impact in business today. The B Corp Certification process and the B Impact Assessment provides businesses with a framework and […]

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Aug
05

VBSR Webinar: Marketing of Vermont/Locally Made Goods: An Origin Story

REGISTER HERE Learn about or refresh your knowledge of the Vermont Origin Rule and it’s application to product marketing claims about Vermont, including “Made in Vermont” or with Vermont ingredients, as well as the Local Food Rule passed in 2020 with compliance required January 1, 2021. Join VBSR, Dunkiel Saunders, and Vermont Family Farms as […]

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Aug
05

The Lenses We Look Through: Unconscious Bias at Work

What do we mean when we talk about unconscious bias? How are these biases formed? Through non-judgmental discussion and activities, we explore what factors influence how we perceive others as well as how others perceive us. We call these the “lenses we look through” and awareness of them can help us see unspoken (and often […]

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Aug
05

Preventing Compassion Fatigue

Do you care for others or are you in a profession where you look out for the needs and benefits of others before your own? Do you feel emotionally and physically exhausted, irritable, depressed with low frustration tolerance? Have you been experiencing less enjoyment at work and a diminished sense of accomplishment by the work […]

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Aug
05

Preventing & Responding to Sexual Harassment at Work

Employees have a right to a safe workplace that is free from all harm, including sexual harassment. The State of Vermont requires that all employees participate in sexual harassment training within 12 months of being hired. At a minimum, employers have a legal duty to create and maintain workplaces that are free from sexual harassment. Preventing […]

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Aug
03

Effective Communication in the Workplace Series

Reduce workplace conflict, handle difficult conversations, and have more effective meetings. Workplace stress and conflict doesn’t have to be the norm. Learn how to reduce workplace conflict and stress, handle difficult conversations, and how to give and receive constructive feedback. During this interactive and engaging workshop, participants will learn how to turn conflict into connection […]

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Jul
26

VBSR Webinar: The Climate Impacts of Heating Our Homes and Businesses

REGISTER HERE   How clean can we really heat in Vermont? Clean electric generation and transportation are well understood, heating is not. Hidden in the basement and shrouded in technical jargon, heating is our greatest opportunity to reduce our individual carbon footprint. Join VBSR and Jeff Rubin of Sustainable Heating for a webinar that will help […]

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Jul
21

Virtual Webinar: Dimensional Fund Advisors: Who Are They and Why Should Investors Care?

Dimensional Fund Advisors is perhaps the largest investment manager that is unknown to the general public. Despite this, Copper Leaf Financial uses Dimensional funds in many client portfolios. Now is your chance to find out why and ask questions about one of our best kept secrets! Michael L. Thompson, CAP®, AIF®, AEP® of Copper Leaf […]

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