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VBSR’s 29th Annual Conference – Champion Change in the Workplace & Marketplace

  • UVM Davis Center 590 Main St Burlington, VT United States (map)

Join us for the 29th Annual VBSR Spring Conference “Champion Change, in the Workplace & Marketplace” May 15th at the LEED certified UVM Davis Center. 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. This year, we are thrilled to present a keynote panel featuring a Q & A with some of Vermont’s most inspiring business leaders, underwritten by Mascoma Bank. The panel features Duane Peterson, CEO of SunCommon; Sarah Kaeck, founder of Bee’s Wrap; and Roberta MacDonald, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Cabot Creamery.


2:30 – 3:45

11. The Love Economy Presents a VBSR  Love in Business Experience: An Invitation to Explore Love for Yourself, Company & Community– D, HR, SR | A

What’s the role of love in business? How might your business, our economy and our planet transform with love as our focus? And what does love tangibly look like at work? In this applied experience, participants will hear examples to create a vision for love in their businesses. Join Duane Peterson, Co-Founder of SunCommon, and his colleagues Lori Hanau and Julie Fahnestock from The Love Economy Team as we explore love in business. Expect authentic connection, interactive group activities, storytelling and more.

Duane Peterson, Co-Founder, SunCommon
Lori Hanau, Founder Global Round Table Leadership
Julie Fahnestock, Founder, B Storytelling