Values & Social Responsibility
OUR COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY
Norwich Solar Technologies supports local job creation, increased energy independence, and reduced pollution while following socially responsible business practices. Our commitment to our community is put into tangible practice by our support of the following organizations.
Vermont Businesses For Social Responsibility
VBSR is a statewide, nonprofit business association with a mission to foster a business ethic in Vermont that recognizes the opportunity and responsibility of the business community to set a high standard for protecting the natural, human, and economic environments of our citizens.
Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
As New Hampshire’s only comprehensive, full-service children’s hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) provides an extended system of care that offers advanced pediatric services. CHaD is recognized by the Children’s Hospital Association as a “children’s hospital within a hospital”. CHaD is one of more than 220 children’s hospitals in the United States providing care specifically focused on children.
Renewable Energy Vermont
Renewable Energy Vermont represents businesses, non-profits, utilities, and individuals committed to reducing our reliance on dirty fossil fuels by increasing clean renewable energy and energy efficiency in Vermont. Vermont’s clean energy economy directly enables at least 18,800 jobs at 3,612 businesses, representing approximately 6% of Vermont’s workforce. Together, we will achieve 90% total renewable energy (electric, thermal, transportation) before 2050.
New Hampshire Clean Tech Council
The New Hampshire Clean Tech Council (NHCTC) is a membership-based organization that advocates and represents our state’s clean tech and clean energy business sectors. They strive to promote an innovative, stable, long-term clean tech policy, attract new jobs, young professionals, and new investments in NH’s clean tech sectors and achieve industry growth to strengthen NH’s economy and make our state a leader in clean tech.
Clean Energy NH
We build relationships among people and organizations using a fact-based approach that offers objective, balanced, and practical insights for transforming the Granite State’s clean energy economy and sustaining its citizens’ way of life. We work with policymakers, businesses, local energy committees, municipal staff, and individuals to promote, educate, and advocate for favorable clean energy and energy efficiency policies and practices. We educate audiences on all matters pertaining to generating, storing, and efficiently using clean energy and to accelerate technology and opportunities that provide a more prosperous, eco-friendly future for the state.
VECAN is the network of over 100 Vermont town energy committees and the organizations that support them. Town energy committees are leading a powerful grassroots response to the pressing need to be more energy efficient and generate more in-state renewable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The Alzheimer’s Society believes passionately that life doesn’t end when dementia begins. They are here for anyone affected by dementia, and do everything they can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.
Norwich Historical Society and Community Center
The Society maintains the historic 1807 Lewis House in the heart of Norwich’s historic downtown along with an extensive collection of artifacts, photos, and archives relating to the town’s history. Annual exhibits are mounted in the three spacious exhibit rooms on the first floor, and other special eventsare held at the Historical Society throughout the year.
The Upper Valley Aquatic Center
The Upper Valley Aquatic Center is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization with a mission to deliver a diverse range of high-quality fitness and aquatic programs accessible to all members of the Upper Valley community. Our corporate sponsorship of Splash Camp each summer provides free admittance to several area children to attend the weeklong program.
We Are Still In
We Are Still In is the broadest cross-section of the U.S. economy ever assembled in pursuit of climate action. Over 2,600 leaders strong and growing, We Are Still In shows the world that leaders from across America’s state houses, city halls, board rooms, and college campuses stand by the Paris Agreement and are committed to meeting its goals.
Norwich Solar Technologies is a firm believer in the importance of independent local media and in-depth coverage of legislation and public policy in crucial issues of energy, as well as health care, the economy, the environment, and education in our region. That’s why we enthusiastically support VPR, NEPR and NHPR as corporate sponsors.