NHBSR Committees are structured to expand the ability of the staff and Board to innovate and expand NHBSR’s reach while meeting organizational objectives and overall mission. Committees are a great way to support the organization with your time and energy and can also be a stepping stone for those interested in becoming a Board member.

Advocacy Committee

To encourage our member businesses to expand internal CSR efforts by engaging in community/state/federal issues and advocating for policies and programs that align with their missions and CSR objectives. The Advocacy Committee meets virtually on a quarterly basis to review the efforts of the Working Groups below.

  • Climate and Energy Working Group
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group
  • Housing and Transportation Working Group

Governance Committee

This committee is responsible for recruiting new Board members; developing a succession plan for current Board executives; evaluating both overall and individual Board performance, and monitoring the adherence of the Board to the NHBSR by-laws. The committee will consist of four Board members. The committee meets monthly on the fourth Wednesday.

PR & Marketing Committee

To position NHBSR as the recognized resource for socially responsible business in the state of New Hampshire and beyond, expanding brand recognition and encouraging the growth of sustainable operations. This committee meets monthly on the third Tuesday. Currently, all are virtual.

Spring Conference Planning Committee

To develop a dynamic and engaging program to advance sustainable business in northern New England by connecting big thinkers and leading practitioners with attendees via an interactive format providing actionable ideas and resources. This committee meets from October through April with the first two planning meetings held virtually to develop a theme and structure and the remaining meetings held weekly or bi-weekly to review progress.

Business Engagement Committee

To build a strong and engaged network of businesses interested in supporting a more sustainable NH business community. The committee will work to attract and retain members while developing awareness of the organization’s mission. The committee meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month; currently, all meetings are virtual.

Measure What Matters Committee

To increase member engagement, build a mentor network among member companies, deepen the knowledge of what other best practice sustainability companies are doing, and inspire all New Hampshire companies to learn more about sustainable business practices. This committee meets monthly on the third Wednesday, with all meetings currently virtual.

Interest in joining a committee?


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