Vermont

Sodexo and American Red Cross Partner in New Hampshire and Vermont for Disaster Response

Partnership ensures emergency meals when disaster strikes for the 1.9 million people living in the 24 counties of New Hampshire and Vermont
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, and the American Red Cross in New Hampshire and Vermont have entered into a partnership to provide disaster clients of the Red Cross in that region with meals during times of disaster response. This partnership will primarily be carried out through the facilities that Sodexo has at area colleges and universities.

Helping Save Lives in New England Communities

Imagine your local firefighters showing up to an emergency in the family minivan, sports car or farm truck.
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Having a dedicated piece of apparatus saves critical time

Imagine your local firefighters showing up to an emergency in the family minivan, sports car or farm truck.

In Readsboro, a small town of close to 800 people in Vermont, this is a reality.

As emergency calls come in, dedicated volunteer firefighters respond to potentially life or death incidents, such as brush fires, severe weather incidents and medical calls, in their private vehicles, as there is no available emergency response vehicle.

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement
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The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

Vermont Governor Applauds Sodexo’s Commitment To The “Vermont First” Pledge To Impact State’s Agricultural Economy And Improve The Well-Being Of Vermonters

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Montpelier, VT, September 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin applauded a private sector company’s commitment to the procurement of local food in Vermont institutions. Sodexo, a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations with a major presence in Vermont, announced today a major initiative to help grow Vermont’s local food economy by committing to buy local food first via a comprehensive program.

Will GMO Labeling Muddy the Sustainable Food Waters or Make Things Clearer?

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Socially responsible investment themes come to light in a range of industries we touch every day. Agriculture and food is a prime example, and the emergence of GMO labelling is a big part of the conversation. 

Single-Payer Health Plan to be Launched by Vermont - Health Minute for November 4, 2013

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Some form of a universal health care system is in place in all developed countries in the world, except the U.S. Now, the state of Vermont is pioneering a government-funded model with a planned 2017 launch of the nation’s first, state-level universal health care system. The effort has been sparked by upheavals in current health care, by decreases in both the coverage and the quality of employee health insurance offerings, and by the uncertainties of offerings and terms in the new Affordable Care Act marketplaces.

TransCanada supports Environmental Education in Vermont

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TransCanada recently donated $10,000 to the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) to support their outreach programs and scholarship fund. The VINS’ environmental education, research and rehabilitation programs attract thousands of school children, teachers, conservation volunteers and other adult learners from throughout New England.

An Open Letter to Green Mountain Coffee Roasters From Equal Exchange

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(3BL Media) West Bridgewater, MA - May 21, 2012 - In a rare business-to-business plea Equal Exchange has released an open letter to Larry Blanford, the CEO of fellow New England specialty coffee company, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) in the form of a full-page color ad in today’s Sunday edition of the Burlington Free Press (Vermont) that strongly encourages the multi-billion dollar brand to with

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