Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility https://vbsr.org Burlington, VT Act Local First, Co-Create Policy | Advocacy, Business Network / Alliance Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is a non-profit, statewide business trade organization with a mission to advance business ethics that value multiple bottom lines- economic, social, and environmental. It strives to help members set a high standard for protecting the natural, human and economic environments of the state’s residents, while remaining profitable. VBSR advances its mission through: – Education. Empowering our members to solve environmental, social and economic problems. We provide concrete resources and information to help improve our members’ business practices. – Public Influence. Initiating tangible change in public policy that combats exploitation and promotes sustainability. We work to capture the inherent power of business to represent socially responsible ideals to legislative bodies, news media, and the general public. – Workplace Quality. Enabling every worker to live and work with respect and dignity by creating work environments and economic climates that provide fair income in safe work settings, and allow each employee to contribute to a high quality product or service.