Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

VBSR Hires Samantha Sheehan as Local First Vermont Program Manager

News Release — VBSR April 28, 2017 Media Contact: Russ Elek (802) 862-8347 [email protected] – Sheehan to Help Support Local Economy – Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to announce that Samantha Sheehan has been hired as Local First Vermont Program Manager. In this role, Sheehan will support efforts to […]

Jason Haber to Keynote VBSR Spring Conference

News Release — Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility February 23, 2017 Media Contact: Russ Elek (802) 862-8347 [email protected] -The Business of Good Author to Join Largest Gathering of SR Business Leaders- Burlington, VT – On May 17, more than 325 business leaders, nonprofit leaders, government officials, and policy advocates will descend onto The University of […]

VBSR Legislative Reception Draws Nearly 200

News Release — Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility February 8, 2017 Media Contact: Russ Elek (802) 862-8347 [email protected] -VBSR Focuses Efforts on Supporting Independent Contractors, Affordable Accessible Child Care- Burlington, VT – Approximately 175 legislators, state officials, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) members and guests packed Montpelier’s Capitol Plaza for VBSR’s Annual Legislative Reception […]

Business Associations Join Together: Request President Trump to Rescind His Executive Order Regarding the Issuance of Visas

News Release — Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce February 1, 2017 Contact: Tom Torti – LCRCC 802-863-3489 ext:202 Lisa Ventriss – VBR 802-865-0410 Jane Campbell – VBSR 802-862-8347 Betsy Bishop – VCC 802-229-2209 BURLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont business associations representing small, medium and large businesses and their employees across Vermont finds the recent Executive […]

VBSR Names New Board Members

News Release — VBSR January 23, 2017 Media Contact: Jane Campbell (802) 862-8347 [email protected] -Rachel Carter and Claudia Marshall Welcomed to Leadership Roles- Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced today that Rachel Carter of Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF), and Claudia Marshall of Gardener’s Supply Company have joined the organization’s board […]

House Chair to Receive VBSR Legislator of the Year Award

News Release — Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility November 29, 2016 Contact: Daniel Barlow, Public Policy Manager Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility 802-355-7461 (cell), [email protected] Business Group will Honor Rep. Helen Head for Work in 2016 Session Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) will honor the chair of a Vermont House committee […]

Gubernatorial, Attorney General Candidates Coming to Brattleboro

News Release — VBSR & BACC Oct. 18, 2016 Contact: Russ Elek Communication and Membership Manager Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility www.vbsr.org (802) 862-8347 ext. 19 VBSR and BACC Team Up to Bring “Candidate Showcase” to Southern VT Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) […]

Paul Millman to receive VBSR’s Terry Ehrich Award

News Release — VBSR June 29, 2016 VBSR Contact: Jane Campbell Executive Director (802) 862-8347 [email protected] Chroma Technology Contact: Kate Guerrina Brand & Advertising Manager (802) 428-2500 [email protected] Paul Millman to be recognized for outstanding dedication to socially responsible business practices BURLINGTON, VT — Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to announce Paul […]

Vermont Business Group Praises Signing of Ban the Box Bill

News Release — Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility May 3, 2016 Contact: Daniel Barlow, Public Policy Manager Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility 802-355-7461 (cell), [email protected] 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. […]

VBSR Announces 26th Annual Spring Conference Details

News Release — VBSR April 18, 2016 Media Contact: Russ Elek (802) 862-8347 [email protected] Registration Open, President of Zevin Asset Management to Keynote Vermont’s Largest Gathering of Forward-thinking Business Professionals Burlington, VT – Registration is now open for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility’s (VBSR) 26th Annual Spring Conference: People. Planet. Profit. VBSR’s largest event of […]

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility marks 25th year

The nonprofit organization used its annual meeting Tuesday in Brattleboro to celebrate past accomplishments and cast an eye toward the future.

Duane Peterson to receive VBSR’s Terry Ehrich Award

News Release — VBSR May 27, 2015 VBSR Contact: Russ Elek Communication and Membership Manager (802) 862-8347 [email protected] SunCommon Contact: Emily McManamy Storyteller and Media Maven (802) 825-1625 [email protected] SunCommon Founder and Co-president to be recognized for outstanding dedication to socially responsible business practices BURLINGTON, Vt. — Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased […]

VBSR announces interim manager and E.D. search

News Release — VBSR May 21, 2014 Media Contact: Russ Elek (440) 812-7082 [email protected] -Applications being accepted for organization’s 5th executive director- Burlington, VT – The search is on! Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is seeking a new Executive Director. The organization is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, inspired and experienced manager to fill the […]

VBSR seeks nominations for 2015 Terry Ehrich Award

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announces the call for nominations for the 2015 Terry Ehrich Award for Excellence in Socially Responsible Business.