From left: Amy LaBelle, LaBelle Winery, Michelle Veasey, NHBSR, and Kerrie Diers, Normandeau Associates.
New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility presented the 2019 Cornerstone and Partnership for Innovation Award winners at their 18th Annual Spring Conference, We Are the Change on May 1.
Winners were chosen for their exemplary efforts to promote the concepts of Corporate Social Responsibility within the greater business community of New Hampshire.
Amy LaBelle, Owner and Founder of LaBelle Winery was presented the 2019 Cornerstone Award. She was recognized for her efforts to continually integrate environmental and socially responsible initiatives throughout her operations and among her community.
LaBelle’s employees describe her as “wearing her values on her sleeve.” Cornerstone Award sponsor Kerrie Diers of Normandeau Associates, highlighted comments from the employee nomination, "She walks the talk, believing that the more her business grows and becomes successful, the more she should give back to the community,”
The runner up for the Cornerstone Award, ReVision Energy was recognized for excelling in its industry and in the NH business community. As a Certified B Corporation, employee-owned ReVision Energy is committed to operating their business as a force for positive social change in the communities where they operate. Their reach and engagement to advance sustainability in NH is extensive.
The Partnership for Innovation Award was presented to Timberland and Girls at Work, Inc. for their work to build a strong community through their collaboration.
"We congratulate all nominees, finalists and winners for moving the needle of sustainable business forward in NH and making the Earth a much kinder place for us all," says Michelle Veasey, Executive Director of NHBSR.