MacKay and Degree appointed to Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Board

MacKay and Degree appointed to Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Board

July 8, 2019By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the appointment of Noelle MacKay of Shelburne and Dustin Degree of St. Albans to its Board of Directors. VSJF is a nonprofit organization focused on sustainable economic development in the agriculture and food system, forest product, waste management, renewable energy and environmental technology sectors. Noelle … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2019 Announces Cohort Companies

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2019 Announces Cohort Companies

May 23, 2019By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

DeltaClimeVT (formerly Accel-VT), a Vermont business accelerator managed by the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, just announced the selection of seven early-stage energy companies from across the U.S. and Canada to participate in its Energy 2019 cohort. The Vermont business accelerator will kick off the first of three one-week sprints in Burlington next week. Fifteen entrepreneurs … Read More

DeltaClimeVT announces Ag & Food Tech winners

DeltaClimeVT announces Ag & Food Tech winners

December 19, 2018By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Eight climate solution entrepreneurs graduated from the Vermont business accelerator to help solve agriculture and food technology challenges while honing business models for success.  SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – DeltaClimeVT (formerly Accel-VT), a business accelerator providing support, mentorship, and access to capital for early stage companies committed to climate economy innovation, announced the winners of the … Read More

DeltaClimeVT to graduate first climate economy business cohort

DeltaClimeVT to graduate first climate economy business cohort

February 6, 2018By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Eight climate change innovation entrepreneurs participate in business accelerator to help solve distributed energy challenges with the electric grid while honing business models for success in the marketplace Burlington, Vt. – Eight entrepreneurial start-up companies will convene next week at Burlington Electric Department’s Spark Space for the final “sprint” of DeltaClimeVT (formerly Accel-VT)—a business accelerator … Read More

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund expands business assistance services

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund expands business assistance services

January 31, 2018By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund’s economic development approach packaged in a suite of client services, directed by Geoff Robertson The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, a nonprofit organization focused on sustainable economic development, announces the expansion of its suite of services for clients from private sector businesses in the early and growth stages of development. Services have … Read More

Workforce development and business succession necessary for continued growth in Vermont’s food system

Workforce development and business succession necessary for continued growth in Vermont’s food system

November 2, 2017By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Over 270 members of the Vermont Farm to Plate Network convened October 26-27, 2017 at the 7th annual Farm to Plate Network Gathering in Killington to address workforce development and business succession challenges in Vermont’s farm and food economy. Comprised of food producers, farmers, food system businesses, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, capital providers, and government … Read More

Vermont seizes climate change economic growth and resource renewal opportunities

Vermont seizes climate change economic growth and resource renewal opportunities

September 19, 2017By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

As national environmental protections are deregulated and challenges presented by climate change become more widely recognized, Vermont positions itself as the state where climate change and resource renewal can spark business growth and economic development. A national climate economy innovation summit held in early September in Burlington, Vermont welcomed entrepreneurs from across North America interested … Read More

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Environmental Policy

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Environmental Policy

August 15, 2017By Kelly NottermannOther News

The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund is committed to protecting the environment, the health and safety of our employees, and the community in which we conduct our business. It is our policy to seek continual improvement throughout our business operations to lessen our impact on the local and global environment by conserving energy, water, and other … Read More

Rooted in Vermont: Uniting all Vermonters around Local Food

Rooted in Vermont: Uniting all Vermonters around Local Food

June 28, 2017By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Vermonters were farming, gardening, fishing, and hunting long before there were craft beers and gourmet burgers. Traditions like gardening, hunting, fishing, and foraging are as core to Vermont’s local food movement as purchasing local food from farmers, restaurants, schools, and stores. Rooted in Vermont is a grassroots movement that empowers all Vermonters to be a … Read More