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David Korten

David Korten

Dr. David Korten is the author of "Agenda for a New Economy,"  "The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community," "Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth," and the international bestseller "When Corporations Rule the World." He is board chair of YES! Magazine, co-chair of the New Economy Working Group, a founding board member of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, president of the Living Economies Forum, and a member of the Club of Rome. He holds MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and served on the faculty of the Harvard Business School.

Articles by this author

 

From Fear and Anger to Collective Purpose

What greater purpose and meaning is there than working together to create a world that secures the health of Earth and the well-being of families and communities?

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Earth Is Warning Us We Must Change. Will We Listen?

The Earth is strong, but also vulnerable. As Earth cares for us, we either care for it or bear the consequences of our recklessness.

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From Emergency to Emergence

This current emergency provides the possibility for a new emergence—the birthing of a truly civil civilization dedicated to the well-being of all people and the living Earth.

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Why Coronavirus Is Humanity’s Wake-Up Call

Seeing now the profound failure of our existing institutions, we also awaken to the truth of our possibilities and interconnections with one another and with Earth.

David Korten ·


Corporations are Human Creations. We Can't Let Them Threaten Our Survival

The concentration of corporate power is driving us toward catastrophe. We need new organizational models that serve the common good.

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The Time for Postponing Climate Action Is Over

This is our time to step up to the challenge of our age and to create a future consistent with our reality as living beings born of and nurtured by a living Earth.

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'No Winners on a Dead Earth': Why We Need a Climate Leader in 2020

The climate crisis is our common cause, and we’ll need to elect a president that is willing to take it on.

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You Can’t Put Capitalism Over Sustainability—and Other Lessons From China

Humanity’s existential crisis can be resolved only when we the people stand united behind a vision of the world we truly want.

David Korten ·

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