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Alaska_Airlines_Logo“Degrees of Innovation”
September 1, 2013, Eric Gold

Alaska Airlines Magazine’s feature on education begins and ends showcasing BGI’s agile approach to a world facing a host of shifting issues. (Page 110)

 

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“Intrapreneuring talk shows how leveraging positive change can happen from within”
December 14, 2012, Scott Taylor

BGI Net Impact event with Gifford Pinchot III and BGI Alumni, Dawn Danby, presenting on intrapreneurship.

“Stockbox Grocers Find Success in Small Places”
December 2, 2012, MSN Business on Main

BGI Alumni, Stockbox Grocers, featured for their work rethinking the grocery store. 

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December 1, 2012, Elie Winninghoff

 BGI Alumni, Shaula Massena, featured for her social entrepreneurship and innovative philanthropy work. 

A Month of Impactful Innovation in Seattle
October 23, 2012, 3p Guest Author

Nicaragua prosecutors want to reinstate freed Tacoma man’s sentence” 
October 22, 2012, Jake Whittenberg

Interview held at BGI.

New Center for Impact and Innovation inks lease at Pioneer Square’s historic Masins furniture building
July 19, 2012, John Cook

GeekWire covers the new partnership (and location) of Bainbridge Graduate Institute with partners Hub Seattle and Social Venture Partners.

Will your company back your new business idea?
February 10, 2012, Anne Fisher

Fortune Magazine features an interview with Bainbridge Graduate Institute Co-Founder and President Gifford Pinchot III while answering the question, “Will your company back your new business idea?”

Conversations with Gifford and Libba Pinchot
January 22, 2011, Enrique Cerna

We talk with Gifford and Libba Pinchot, founders of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, the first graduate school of its kind to focus on business and sustainability. Gifford and Libba talk about their decision to create the program and the high expectations they have for their students to change the world.
 

A Start-Up Tries to Eliminate ‘Food Deserts’
November 1, 2011, Jessica Bruder

Stockbox Grocers, a start-up that converts reclaimed shipping containers into miniature grocery stores and operates them out of parking lots in under-served communities. Its slogan: “Good food, where you live.”
 

Giving Back and Paying Forward
October 14, 2011, Michael Luni Libes

I am an entrepreneur. And in today’s economy, I see nothing more important than “paying it forward” to budding entrepreneurs to help them get their companies off the ground, spread innovation and create jobs.
 

Need a Job? Create Your Own
September 14, 2011, Yes Magazine

Three years ago, Lazar and his business partner Shauna Lambert planned SoupCycle as an MBA project at Bainbridge Graduate Institute in Washington state.
 

Gifford and Libba Pinchot on The Today Show
September 6, 2011, The TODAY Show

“Your Life Calling with Jane Pauley” by AARP feature Libba and Gifford Pinchot for their work in co-founding BGI.
 

Press Releases

More than 80% of Pinchot University Graduates find work after graduating” October 23, 2014

Pinchot, A University for the Common Good, Makes Top Level Leadership Changes” April 29, 2014

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“Pinchot co-launched by Bainbridge Graduate Institute and Organization Systems Renewal” April 10, 2014

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Alumna Shifting ExxonMobil” December 16, 2013

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Workforce Development Entrepreneurship Training” December 16, 2013

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Seattle Entrepreneurship Scene Featured on ID8 Nation” October 31, 2013

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Luni Libes: “An (obscenely) irrational market”

Luni is a 20+ year serial entrepreneur, founder/co-founder of five companies.  His latest startup is Fledge, the conscious company accelerator, and latest project there is Kick, a global pre-accelerator program.  Luni has published six books in The Next Step series, guiding entrepreneurs from idea to startup.  In addition, Luni is Entrepreneur in Residence and Entrepreneurship

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From The Archives: The Seahawks: NFC and Sustainability Champions

We were digging around our blog archives and found this gem from last year! With our Seahawks heading to the big game in a few days, we wanted to share this again with everyone. Seattle is abuzz with excitement this week after the Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers to win the NFC Championship

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Video: Gifford Pinchot III addresses TEDxRainier on Climate Change

  Gifford Pinchot III Published on Jan 8, 2015 This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. This fascinating and convincing talk re-focuses the conversation about climate change so we can be part of the solution, and have fun while we’re doing it. Gifford is currently President 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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