Posts tagged with: socially responsible businesses

By Kelly Nottermann, Flexible Capital Fund, L3C Nils Behn vividly remembers sitting in class at Harwood Union High School and deciding that he would use his time on this planet to have a positive impact on the environment. “There was...
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After a 20-year hiatus, the next generation of DesLauriers are at the helm bringing new ideas, energy, and the labor of love to the resort. By Kelly Nottermann, Flexible Capital Fund, L3C Even though it’s October, Lindsay DesLauriers’ skis are...
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Made from recycled glass, Glavel will begin manufacturing foam glass gravel at its Essex facility this fall. By Kelly Nottermann “The built environment is responsible for nearly 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions,” said Rob Conboy, founder and CEO of...
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By Janice St. Onge, president of the Flexible Capital Fund “Battery storage is what allows renewable energy to be relevant in today’s market,” said Jay Bellows, president and CEO of Northern Reliability. “Mother nature does not provide wind or sun...
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At the core of Aqua ViTea founder Jeff Weaber’s business lies a simple idea: that kombucha—a fizzy probiotic drink made from tea—promotes good health and can change lives. It was with this idea in mind that Weaber, formerly a brewer...
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Take One Step Today By Janice St. Onge, Flexible Capital Fund President Is your money invested in alignment with your values? How can you find out? What does it mean to invest anyway? Don’t know where to start? Here’s a...
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By Janice St. Onge, Flexible Capital Fund President The Flexible Capital Fund, L3C (the “Flex Fund”) provides risk capital in the form of revenue-based financing to growing companies in Vermont’s food system, forestry and clean technology sectors. These businesses are...
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Farmers To You is changing the food system to change our relationship with food On a cold Tuesday, music plays from a radio and workers wheel shopping bags around in a circle lined with incredible looking food items fresh from...
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Conscious consumers are demanding products and services from environmentally and socially responsible companies in all industries. Brattleboro-based gluten-free, plant-based meal delivery service, MamaSezz Foods, Inc., is working to provide consumers with food that heals while providing a livable wage, benefits...
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