2021 Terry Ehrich Award for Lifetime Achievement recipient Cindy Turcot, Gardener’s Supply Company, left, is congratulated by VBSR board member Adeline Druart, Vermont Creamery. (photo by JAM Creative)


When a person or organization shows exceptionally strong leadership or innovation to leverage the power of business for positive social and environmental impact, we feel it’s worth recognizing the achievement, both to celebrate their accomplishments and to help others learn from their example. We want to amplify and celebrate the inspiring business leaders among us who exemplify VBSR’s vision of a just, thriving, and transformative economy that works for all people and the planet.


With this in mind, VBSR offers awards in four categories: