South Burlington, Vermont – For the second year, Vermont Gas’ (VGS) efforts to increase overall worksite and employee wellness is being recognized. The Vermont Department of Health and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness selected VGS for an Excellence in Worksite Wellness award.

“VGS is committed to a sustainable future and we know that in order to have healthy communities, we need to look within and support the health of our people,” said Tiana Smith, Culture and Talent Leader at VGS. “For the past few years, our Wellness Committee has focused on ways to increase the overall health and well-being of our entire team through a wide-range of activities which has really energized our employees to make lasting changes.”

VGS currently hosts more than a dozen wellness events, encouraging participation in fitness activities and offering incentives to employees who are making positive changes in their overall health. Some of the events include weekly yoga and bootcamp classes, nutrition seminars and walk-at-work celebrations. Last year, more than 40 employees participated in the Company’s Wellness Incentive Program.

Our VGS Wellness Committee

“It is incredibly exciting to see the momentum our company events have created,” continued Smith. “In addition to our VGS events, we are also seeing employees step up their healthy habits and encouraging each other and their families to make better health choices, so this work has a ripple effect.”

To learn more about VGS’s commitment to a sustainable future, visit and follow along on their social media channels.

About VGS

VGS is a leader in energy efficiency and innovation, offering a clean, safe, affordable choice for over 54,000 homes, businesses, and institutions in Franklin, Chittenden and Addison counties. The company plays an important role in Vermont’s clean energy future by displacing higher-emitting fuels, offering renewable natural gas service, and delivering award-winning energy efficiency programs. VGS is leading the country in the development of local renewable energy generation and has targeted a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and becoming Net Zero by 2050. For more information about Vermont Gas visit

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