Kat

/Kat

About Kat

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Kat has created 115 blog entries.

A Time for Postponing Climate Action Is Over

We are now awakening to the responsibilities that come with our distinctive ability to consciously create our future.

(Commentary originally published by YES! Magazine, January 21, 2020)

In 1962, Rachael Carson warned us, with the publication of Silent Spring, that the indiscriminate use of pesticides was disrupting critical ecosystems and causing […]

2020-01-23T13:30:12-08:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Climate Change, Living Earth, Living Economies, Science, YES! Column|

South Africa – November, 2019

In November 2019, David, with his life partner, Fran, visited Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. This trip involved active participation in the Club of Rome Annual Meeting of Members and a Public Summit, and various engagements with faculty, students, and local leaders hosted by the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business and […]

2019-11-19T17:49:49-08:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Academia, Club of Rome, Ecological Civilization, New Economics, South Africa|

Management Education and Humanity’s Transition to a New Civilization (for UCT and HSRC)

(Based on a working paper prepared for the 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management on “Improving Lives” August 10-14, 2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA and subsequently published by the International Humanistic Management Association. This version is prepared for discussion with faculty, students, and other stakeholders at events hosted by the University of Cape Town […]

2019-11-06T14:04:57-08:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Academia, Ecological Civilization, Ecological Economics|

A New Economics for a New Civilization (for Club of Rome)

Our most prestigious universities continue to teach economic principles that empower corporations in the service of money, destroy Earth’s capacity to sustain life, leave the many in desperation, and drive humanity to self-extinction. An economics for the 21st century will guide us to an economy that empowers people in the service of life.

2019-11-06T13:55:01-08:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Academia, Ecological Civilization, Ecological Economics|

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. 

(Commentary originally published by YES! Magazine, August 19, 2019)

I just returned from a conference of influential decision-makers in China, where I presented on economics for an ecological […]

2019-08-21T13:50:03-08:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Capitalism, China, Politics, YES! Column|

A 21st Century Economics for the People of a Living Earth (Version 4)

August 18, 2019, Revised – Version 4
[This working paper was written by author, independent scholar, engaged citizen, and former Harvard Business School professor, Dr. David Korten, as a contribution to ongoing discussions framing a new economics for the 21st century. It may be freely shared in whole or in part. (For those who want to […]

2019-08-18T17:20:33-08:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: Academia, Ecological Economics, Living Economies|

A 21st Century Economics for the People of a Living Earth (Version 3)

July 2, 2019, Revised – Version 3
[This working paper was written by author, independent scholar, engaged citizen, and former Harvard Business School professor, Dr. David Korten, as a contribution to discussions framing a new economics for the 21st century. It may be freely shared in whole or in part. (The latest version of this paper […]

2019-08-18T17:08:54-08:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Academia, Ecological Economics, Living Economies|
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!