Posts Tagged ‘Sustainable Business’

How My BGI Education Landed Me My Dream Job

This may be a bit of a shock, but focusing on the “sustainability” part of my business education had nothing to do with landing my dream job. Let me explain. · 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

BGI Appreciates Gifford and Libba Pinchot

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Gifford Pinchot III was in Hartford, Conn. participating in a clean energy brainstorming session with influential leaders and educators. He was scheduled to attend a meeting at the World Trade Center the following day. · Read More

TEDxBGI – A Dream Come to Fruition

With the completion of the inaugural TEDxBGI, a dream of mine has come to fruition. I was initially drawn to Bainbridge Graduate Institute because of the quality of people who form its community. · Read More

The BGI Community in the News

The BGI Community has been in high gear this fall and we want to take a moment to pause and highlight some of that innovative and inspiring work. BGI People In Fast Company article, Social Intrapreneurs Are Just As Important As Entrepreneurs, Gifford and Libba are recognized for their pioneering work on and coining the […] · Read More

Five weeks of Social Innovation in Seattle

Three big events for social entrepreneurs (SocEnt) in Seattle are taking place over the next 45 days. · Read More

The State of Solar in Washington State

Today’s solar industry is stronger than ever. In Washington State, local installers and manufacturers are having record years. And, it could be even stronger. · Read More

Impact Investing: Five structures to drive behavior

In the race to implement yet another investment strategy, we must not lose sight of the larger system at play. Systems drive behavior. Leverage the system. · Read More

Aluminum Expert says it’s time to start mining New Jersey

China accounts for 40% of the world’s aluminum use, and is projected to increase its demand by 8-10% annually over the next 5 years. So where will the world get its supply? “New Jersey!” says Dr. Subodh Das. · Read More

The Future of Clothing: Concept and Design

It is the next great design challenge: how can products be made in a way that have no negative environmental or social impact, that are attractive and desirable, built to last and can be repurposed at the end of their life? · Read More