Business Practices

Mar
10

OneDigital Health And Benefits Recognized As Top Place To Work By Two National Organizations

Industry Leader’s Focus on Employee Engagement Results in Award Winning Workplace Culture Atlanta, GA —February 2, 2017— OneDigital Health and Benefits, a leader in the employee benefits space, has been named to one of “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” by the National Association for Business Resource’s. OneDigital has also been awarded Business Insurance’s “Best […]

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Dec
21

Executive Order Promoting Businesses that Fight Climate Change Finalized

Montpelier – An Executive Order signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin that gives businesses fighting climate change preference in the state contracting process has been finalized. The new policy applies to any contract over $25,000, which captures at least 97 percent of state contracting dollars. The state of Vermont spends hundreds of millions of dollars each […]

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Dec
15

Phoenix Books embarks on year-long partnership with Vermont Foodbank

Originally posted by Vermont Business Magazine. Original article can be Found Here. Phoenix Books is taking a stand against hunger this holiday season by matching customer donations – up to $5,000 – to the Vermont Foodbank between Thanksgiving and December 24th. The company – which has locations in Essex, Burlington, Rutland and Chester – has embarked […]

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Dec
08

The Hard Work of Social Responsibility

by Stephen Morris, Rutland Herald on Feb 26th, 2006 Only in Vermont Vermont Mystic Pie Company brings together a Who’s Who and What’s What of Vermont companies. The apples come from local orchards that embrace the most rigorous ecological growing techniques. The butter comes from the farmers of Cabot Creamery. The flour may not originate […]

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Jul
05

Red Wagon Plants Hosts Networking Night

Mike Reilly Photo From left, Sas Stewart and Will Flemming of Stonecutter Distillers work at VBSR’s June Get-Together in Hinesburg. Article originally posted on Business Vermont, written by Mike Reilly HINESBURG — Guests were treated to an ideal early summer evening when Red Wagon Plants in Hinesburg hosted a Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) networking […]

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Vermont Business Group Praises Signing of Ban the Box Bill

New law gives Vermonters with criminal histories a “second chance” at getting a good job Montpelier, VT (May 3, 2016) – A new employment bill signed into law by Gov. Shumlin on Tuesday will help Vermonters with criminal histories rebuild their lives by eliminating a common barrier to employment, according to Vermont Businesses for Social […]

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May
04

“A Bill Defining Independent Contractors Meets A Contentious Demise”

Stowe Rep. Heidi Scheuermann, shown above in 2015, says it was upsetting to see a bill that would have broadened the definition of an independent contractor fold under pressure from labor groups. But members of the business community also voiced concerns. This Article originally appeared on VPR. Find original article can be found here. An […]

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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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