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Sustainability

The Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce was the first chamber of commerce in the United States to formally endorse and adopt The Natural Step in 2010, a process and framework a created by a nonprofit international team of advisors, associates, educators and scientists around the world working to help communities, businesses and organizations develop innovative and practical strategies toward sustainability.

With the help of Global Zen Sustainability, a local Natural Step consultant, the Chamber has undergone our own sustainability audit and continues to work to reduce our own business footprint.

The Chamber supports and promotes sustainability efforts and projects in our community, both residential and commercial, including:



Interview with Bainbridge Graduate Institute founders Gifford Pinchot III and Libba Pinchot and John Gardner, Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs, produced by the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce. Videography by Terry Moyemont, Head of Steam Video.