Join VBSR for the second Measure What Matters workshop “Shared Prosperity, Tools for Healthy Communities” on October 22 in Montpelier. This workshop will focus on Community. Learn how to draft Mission/Vision/Value statements, how to strategically engage your community in advocating for social and environmental standards, how to invest in your local community with meaningful impact, how to help employees engage in the community, and more. Attendees will hear about many successful initiatives from local businesses and leave this workshop with ready-to-use tools and a road map for improvement at your organization.
VBSR’s Measure What Matters workshop series is your opportunity to learn from some of the best companies in New England, see how you measure up against industry leaders, and find new ways to improve your business operations. Workshop attendees will leave with ready-to-use tools for change and an expanded network of professionals who believe in business as a power for good! Modeled after the B-Corp Impact Assessment, this new series will help members to better support their communities, reduce the impact of their operations on the environment and to create the best workplace for their employees. Join us for a single workshop or two or the entire series. With a multi-workshop registration, different employees in your organization can attend different workshops. Workshops are available for VBSR and NHBSR members only, with 50% discounts for Champion Members and 25% discounts for Gold Members.
Join more than 150 Vermont business people October 30 for VBSR’s Fall Program ”Onramps, Upramps and Offramps: Developing Talent on the Road to Social Responsibility” at the Killington Grand Hotel. You will gain new tools for unbiased recruiting, offering benefits to support retention, developing employee leadership skills, and much more!
Thanks to our story slam sponsor VELCO, we will begin the event with a story slam featuring three inspiring stories about the personal and professional journeys from local business leaders, Mark Redmond Executive Director of Spectrum Youth and Family Services, Michele Morris, Director of Outreach & Communications at CSWD and Anna Nassett, Founder of Stand Up Resources.
Throughout this half-day conference you will attend workshops focused on unbiased recruiting, leadership development, avoiding burnout, offering the best benefits for your employees, how to effectively manage and improve employee performance and engagement and helping make sure the right employees are in the right roles within your organization.
The program ends with a networking reception sponsored by FarVision Consulting where you can keep the conversation going by sharing the days lessons with new friends and colleagues.
Throughout the day, you will engage in workshops designed to help CSR-minded professionals find new opportunities through values-led work. Attendees will enjoy a localvore menu, visit with 40+ exhibitors, and enjoy a cocktail reception and networking opportunities with more than 300 forward-thinking business professionals.