Posts Tagged ‘Sustainability’

The Seahawks: NFC and Sustainability Champions

Seattle is abuzz with excitement this week after the Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers to win the NFC Championship to advance to play the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2. We at BGI congratulate the Seahawks on their exhilarating victory over a major rival. As we await the next big […] · Read More

Your Vision Comes First

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON GETSOMESAS.COM. Why do we gather the C-Suite together to create a vision in a conference room with shades pulled to shield us from light? Or into an “off –site” that’s just as “on-site” with high speed data streaming into our palms? Why do we apply rigor and process in tightly constructed templates that demand […] · Read More

Career Services Team Aims High

Career Services at BGI strives to meet the career needs of all of our students, including those in both MBA programs, the MA in Organizational Leadership program, and Certificate programs. To best serve students, we have formed two main goals for the 2013-2014 year: Connect with 80 percent of the student body. Achieve an 85 […] · Read More

Simplicate This

Want to intimidate people at conference cocktail parties? Confuse your manager? Love the look of crooked eyebrows staring back at you? Ya, neither do we. · Read More

Watch: Hunter Lovins @ TEDxBGI

Posted July 2nd, 2013 · Tags: , , , , , ,
Hunter Lovins, President and founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions and BGI faculty, challenges us to build a new story together to solve our world’s most pressing issues.       · Read More

Plastic: A Problem and a Solution

Plastic pollution has documented effects in almost every ecosystem, from camels dying of plastic bag ingestion in the Sahara, to the massive amounts of plastic waste in all of the world’s coasts and oceans. Plastic cannot altogether biodegrade in the environment, yet sunlight does cause it to break into smaller pieces in seawater, making it nearly impossible to effectively remove from the ocean once it has split into small enough pieces. · Read More

3 Points on Sustainability & Building a Business

Posted June 6th, 2013 · Tags: , , , , ,
Business students seeking self employment as entrepreneurs have an exciting road ahead of them yet taking this path means not only being responsible for their product but also for a variety of administrative necessities and concerns. In today’s world this includes striving to be successful while taking the environmental impact of a company’s actions into […] · Read More

Chatting for Change with Jessica McGlyn

I sat down with Jessica McGlyn, the U.S Director of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), in the dining hall on Friday afternoon of the May Intensive. Jessica currently works with WBCSD to raise awareness of the organization’s projects, work programs and publications to member companies, NGO’s, academic institutions, American thought-leaders, and the business community. · Read More

Living Future unConference 2013: David Suzuki

David Suzuki, garbed in a poppy red button down, took the stage in the Grand Ballroom to a standing ovation to deliver his keynote address. Suzuki, a world-renowned and award winning scientist, environmentalist, broadcaster, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, spoke from his experience and his passion. · Read More

Ignite BGI: Visualizing Impact

BGI Alumni, Julie Mihalisin, spoke at Ignite BGI about Visualizing Impact. She is the founder of The New Health Club, an online resource for whole food plant-based living. · Read More