The Vermont Retail & Grocers Association (VRGA), in partnership with Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and the Vermont Small Business Administration (VT SBA) held a press conference today at Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington to kick off a “Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!” statewide awareness campaign. VRGA President Jim Harrison, VBSR Executive Director Andrea Cohen, and VT SBA District Director Darcy Carter worked with Representative Peter Welch’s office to organize and present the event.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Local First Vermont and Red Barn Fundraising create regional alternatives for Vermont school fundraisers
Kicking off this school year, Local First Vermont and Red Barn Fundraising have once-again joined efforts to help promote and support locally owned, independent Vermont businesses by allowing schools to use the new Buy Local Book as a fundraiser.
Mark Curran and Steve Birge started out as ski bums trucking produce from Boston to the Ludlow area in 1978. Today the progressive company they founded, Black River Produce, has become an essential link in the Vermont localvore ethos, tying farmers and producers to 3,000 outlets around the state and beyond.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) has chosen Mark Curran, Founder and Co-Owner of Black River Produce, as the 2014 recipient of the Terry Ehrich Award for Excellence in Socially Responsible Business.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is excited to announce that Green Mountain College (GMC) will host VBSR’s next Networking Get-Together on July 23, from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.
Online calculator lets users choose which revenue sources should fund the $2 billion needed to pay for publicly financed health insurance. State says it’s a bit simplistic.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility on Monday launched an online calculator that allows Vermonters to assemble their own financing plan for the state’s anticipated universal health care system.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announces the call for nominations for the 2014 Terry Ehrich Award for Excellence in Socially Responsible Business.
Event features include keynotes from Alisa Gravitz and Congressman Peter Welch, 15 workshops, 40 exhibitors, 300+ attendees, several networking sessions and the presentation of the 2014 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence.
When businesses enroll directly with insurers their employees have fewer coverage options due to the burden it creates for the plans’ administrators.
TruexCullins to host VBSR networking get-together in Stowe on March 26.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) today announced that the Business Energy Action (BEA) challenge has added thirty new business members from a variety of sectors and locations throughout Vermont.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced Wednesday that Representative Carolyn Partridge, a lawmaker from Windham, will receive the organization’s Legislator of the Year award for her work to pass legislation requiring the labeling of genetically engineered food.
Registration is now open for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility’s (VBSR) 21st Annual Fall Conference.