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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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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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OSR heads to Fielding University

            Our friends and colleagues at Organizational Systems Renewal (OSR) have found a new home. After a rigorous search over several months, OSR will be joining Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA. Their program will be integrated into the Master of Arts in Organizational Development and Leadership (MA-ODL) program at FGU.

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Voices of New Economies – Internet Freedom, Rainbow Looms and New Economies
March 19th, 2015 - Lauren Lark

By Alexa Pitoulis What are some key elements of “new economies”? • Rethinking what we value and how we measure success. What does success look and feel like at all levels of the economy? To answer this question we must be willing to redefine wealth and move beyond what our current economic systems value as indicators of

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A Users’ Guide to the Afterlife of Fashion: The Story of Fiber Recycling in Seattle
March 12th, 2015 - Lauren Lark

Seattle is a city where recycled fashion is the definition of cool. Don’t’ believe me? Just ask Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. The trend not only looks hip, it’s doing the planet a huge favor by diverting thousands of articles of clothing away from the waste stream and into our closets. This year, the city of

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Rustbelt Remix: Greetings from Ohio!
March 5th, 2015 - Lauren Lark

  From a distance, the city skyline shimmers in the sunlight from the heat rising off the asphalt and the exhaust fumes belching from cars traveling on I-90. There is something oddly familiar about Cleveland, as if it were a larger Milwaukee or a mini-Chicago. However, this city is different; it has its own storied

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Luni Libes: A Realistic View of the Startup “Hockey Stick”
March 5th, 2015 - Lauren Lark

Ah… the proverbial hockey stick in a startup’s financial projections.  No one believes it, and yet it must be included in any investor pitch. Why? Two reasons. First and foremost, investors are looking for big opportunities, and if the revenue forecasts grow exponentially, that serves as a proxy to claim a large opportunity exists. Second,

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