You Are a Changemaker and A Worldshaper

We are a statewide, nonprofit business association with a mission to leverage the power of business for positive social and environmental impact.

Together, we can revolutionize business.

For over 30 years Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) has been a catalyst for cultural and structural change, drawing upon the collective power and wisdom of our network to:

  • Share knowledge

  • Create solutions

  • Dismantle systems of oppression

  • Advocate for progressive public policy

We advance VBSR’s mission through transformational educational experiences, progressive public policy, and values-driven business leadership toward our vision: a just, thriving, and transformative economy that works for all people and the planet.

Become Part of VBSR's Vibrant Network:

  • 700 members across Vermont and beyond
  • 45+ industries
  • The most B Corps per capita in the nation
  • A diverse community of students, entrepreneurs, policymakers, advocates and more
  • United in our commitment to people, planet, and prosperity


Transformational Business Education

VBSR delivers trainings, peer learning circles, and other educational programming to business leaders and changemakers across Vermont.

Progressive Policy Advocacy

VBSR has long served as the progressive voice on business issues and the business voice on progressive issues. We have led many legislative successes including Farm to Plate, marriage equality, Ban the Box, earned paid sick leave, child care, the Global Warming Solutions Act, clean water, home solar and more.

Networking For All Values-Led Leaders

Through a variety of programs, VBSR provides opportunities that draw on the legacy of Vermont’s visionary business leaders and our growing network for leadership development, showcasing thought leadership, and access to networks of influence for emerging leaders.