GO! Gorge Owned Business Network

Gorge Owned Member Lisa SpickaGorge Owned (GO! is a member-supported organization working to strengthen connections between people, the natural environment, and the economy in the Columbia Gorge.



Founded in 1977, Provender is a non-profit membership organization providing networking, outreach, and education to natural foods and related companies doing business in the Northwest.  Provender actively promotes sustainable food systems, ensuring the health of our planet and economic survival.


Net Impact

Net Impact inspires students and professionals to use their careers to tackle the world’s toughest social and environmental problems.  Net Impact helps people learn about the latest in sustainability, corporate responsibility, and social entrepreneurship, then guides them on how to apply that knowledge towards a career for good.



The International Federation for Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) is the worldwide umbrella organization for the organic movement.  IFOAM actively participates in international agricultural and environmental negotiations with the United Nations and multilateral institutions to further the interests of the organic agricultural movement worldwide.


Thunderbird School of Global Management

Thunderbird is the world’s #1 ranked school of international business with more than 65 years of experience in developing leaders with the global mindset, business skills and social responsibility necessary to create real, sustainable value for their organizations, communities and the world.  Its mission is to educate global leaders who create sustainable prosperity worldwide.


University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln was chartered in 1869.   While frequently recognized as the school of the Huskers, it is also internationally respected as a Research University.  Part of its proud tradition is the founding of the discipline of ecology and the first undergraduate psychology lab.  It stands in the top 50 of US public Universities.