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Throughout the year, Pinchot hosts thought leaders in our Guest Faculty and Change Agents in Residence (CAIR) programs. These industry pioneers are advancing sustainable business practices, researching social and ecological sustainability, and leading organizations for social and economic advocacy.

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Alumni Come Home to Connect

A few short weeks ago, more than two-dozen of our University family, across all cohorts, came to Islandwood for Alumni Weekend. This celebration was far more than just a homecoming. It was a moment to remember why our alumni make Pinchot University and BGI special. We began the day as usual with morning circle, where we

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BGI Ranked Top 3 B-School by Net Impact

BGI Ranked Top 3 B-School by Net Impact Today, Net Impact released their ninth annual Business as UNusual survey of social and environmental graduate business programs, and once again Bainbridge Graduate Institute at Pinchot ranks in the top three for both social impact and the environment. This year’s guide “tapped the wisdom of over 3,000 students across

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Letitia Webster Discusses Cotton, Sustainability and Risk on NPR

Letitia Webster, BGI alum and Corporate Responsibility Director for clothing giant VF Corp, is suddenly a hot commodity with news outlets. On the heels of last week’s GreenBiz interview about the challenges of guiding a 60,000-employee company towards sustainability, yesterday Letitia spoke with NPR about the difficulties of growing cotton in a climate-challenged world. You’ve probably never heard of

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Tips from Bethany Lindsey and why Seattle is the #1 job market
January 11th, 2015 - nickabraham

In a recent post for WalletHub, our very own Bethany Linsey, Director of Academic and Student Affairs, details networking and job-searching strategies that are invaluable. Whether you are looking for a new opportunity, or trying to pivot your career in the direction of social impact or sustainability. The piece’s other great news?  Seattle was WalletHub’s

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Reflections on Channel Rock
October 8th, 2014 - Gerod Rody

Channel Rock Reflections: MBA Re-Orientation Article and photos by Rick Dickinson, MBA Candidate, BGI at Pinchot I just returned from my MBA orientation on a remote Canadian island. I went barefoot the whole week, ate gourmet meals straight from a permaculture garden, and listened to wolves howling at the moon. Doesn’t sound like your typical business

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Why BGI at Pinchot?
October 6th, 2014 - Gerod Rody

Around 6 years ago I reached a point in my career where I started to question, on a daily basis, what I was doing in my life to help others. My work at the time allowed me to help others in a variety of ways – through volunteer efforts, time off to coach lacrosse and time off to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Yet, every time I came back to work following one of these endeavors, I noticed a need and want to do more…

Poem: What People Said
October 2nd, 2014 - Gerod Rody

What the People Said: A poem by incoming student Rick Dickinson, composed at Channel Rock during his orientation for the MBA in Sustainable Systems.

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