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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|

Ecological Civilization and a Theory of the Community

This paper was presented to the 12th International Forum on Ecological Civilization – Ecological Civilization and Symbiotic Development, April 27-28, 2018, Claremont, CA, USA

We have arrived at a defining moment in the human experience. Either we find our common path to an Ecological Civilization that meets the essential material needs of Earth‘s human population in […]

2018-12-04T15:01:06-08:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Community, Ecological Civilization|

Transition to An Ecological Civilization: The Role of the City

This presentation was delivered by David Korten at the Transition City Seoul conference hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and organized by The Seoul Institute, on October 11, 2018.

Thank you. It is a very special honor to be invited to share my thoughts with this distinguished group on the human transition to an ecological civilization. […]

2018-11-20T16:54:37-08:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Ecological Civilization, South Korea|

Toward an Ecological Civilization: A Path to Justice, Peace, and Care for Earth

(This working paper was prepared as a background document for a series of presentations on the human step to an ecological civilization by John Cobb, Matthew Fox, David Korten, Frances Korten, and Jeremy Lent at the forthcoming conference of the Parliament of the World’s Religions to be held in Toronto in November 2018. The

2018-11-20T18:49:06-08:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Ecological Civilization, Religion|

Why I Have Hope in the Face of Human Extinction

Around the world, people are realizing the current path will lead only to disaster, and they’re beginning to ask the hard questions about what to do next.

(Commentary originally published by YES! Magazine, Nov 1, 2018)

When I ask an audience, “Who believes we are on a path to self-extinction?” nearly every hand goes […]

2018-11-01T13:28:04-08:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Earth Balance, Ecological Civilization, YES! Column|
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