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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. 

Barrons Logo“The Giving Generation”
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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Latest News

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Peter Senge Named 2015 Graduation Speaker

Please join us in our excitement as we announce Peter Senge as our 2105 Commencement speaker!   Senge comes to Pinchot from MIT Sloan School of Management, where he is a senior lecturer in Leadership and Sustainability. Also through MIT, he is the founding chair of the Society for Organizational Learning, an organization that guides

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Kumar and McNulty Accepted to 2015 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

Please join us in congratulating current students Srirup Kumar and Joe McNulty on being accepted to compete in the 2015 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC) at the University of Washington! This project challenges Washington students to “define an environmental problem, develop a solution, design and build a prototype, create a business plan that proves

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Spots For Cuba Study Abroad Trip Still Available

We still have 5 slots available in the Cuba Study Abroad trip this summer (August 1st-8th). To reserve your spot, please make your $500 deposit here: https://secure.qgiv.com/for/bainbridge2/event/464867/ More info here: We will be traveling with Cross Cultural Journeys. This travel organization is now headed up by Cilla Utne, a Cohort 4 alumni. The trip will cost

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Alumni Weekend – Saturday, April 25th
April 21st, 2015 - Lauren Lark

Come one, come all: Alumni Weekend is finally upon us! Between the lineup of events, the opportunity to reconnect, and the delicious food, this is surely an event not to miss! 8:30 Coffee and Registration 9-10:45 Opening Circle/s 11-12:30 Four Morning Sessions: Justin Fenwick, C7- The Changing Structure of Work Sonja Skvarla, C8- Innovating the

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Now studying Sustainability in Seattle – By Edouard Stenger
April 20th, 2015 - Lauren Lark

This post was originally published by Pinchot student, Edouard Stenger, on his blog. Dear visitors, subscribers and friends. It is with distinct pleasure that I am announcing that as of today (and for the next two years) I’ll be studying for a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in Sustainable Business at Pinchot University, Seattle. This comes

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CIE Spotlight: Alyssa London’s Culture Story
April 13th, 2015 - Lauren Lark

To Alyssa London, culture and heritage form a beautiful and complex story. With the help of Pinchot University’s Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship (CIE), this budding entrepreneur is building a company called Culture Story, which aims to share these rich stories with the world. London’s startup is in many ways a product of her own cultural

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Cascadia Climate Collaborative Conference – Mark Your Calendar TODAY!
April 9th, 2015 - Lauren Lark

Another fantastic networking opportunity! The 2015  Cascadia Climate Collaborative conference will take place on April 17-18 at The Whidbey Institute. This year’s conference focus is on the moral and emotional dimensions of climate change in an intergenerational context. This third annual gathering aims to provide a inspiring space for an invitation group of the region’s most committed climate

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