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March 2024 Newsletter – SPECIAL! News from David Korten


March 29, 2024

Dear Friends,

With this special newsletter I am launching my just-released paper – “Eco-nomics for an Ecological Civilization” – presenting a framework for a new economics grounded in our deepening understanding of life and our distinctive human nature and potential.

What we now call […]

2024-04-23T14:42:45-07:00April 1st, 2024|Categories: Eco-nomics, Ecological Civilization, Economics, Ego-nomics, Newsletter|

A Distinctive Species with Distinctive Responsibilities

February 29, 2024

Dear Friends,

My January newsletter column focused on the Earth Charter as a bridge between the conservative commitment to preserving the family and community values of our past and the progressive focus on moving forward to actualize our potential as a now interconnected global species. This February column takes on the discussion of human […]

2024-03-12T15:39:20-07:00March 12th, 2024|Categories: Ecological Civilization, Humanity, Newsletter, Sacred Story|

Ecological Civilization: Naming and Creating the Future We Want

December 11, 2023

Dear Friends,

I hope you were among the many to see the webinar I participated in on November 28, entitled “East and West Dialogue on Ecological Civilization.” If not, you can find a recording of the webinar on the Earth Charter International’s YouTube channel.  In the webinar, I joined three colleagues, Zia […]

2023-12-18T19:14:32-08:00December 18th, 2023|Categories: Earth Community, Ecological Civilization, Newsletter|

You’re Invited! East-West Dialogue on Ecological Civilization

Newsletter – November 17, 2023
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This page has been updated with the link to the recording of the webinar. 

Dear Friends,

Mark your calendars for an important and timely event! This webinar is especially timely, given the recent talks between the United States and China to improve communication and explore common interests, […]

2023-12-01T13:13:52-08:00December 1st, 2023|Categories: China, Ecological Civilization, Global Community, Newsletter|

How Philanthropists Can Make A Real Difference

Newsletter – October 31, 2023
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Dear Friends,

The message of this newsletter is directed to the wealthy philanthropists who are committing billions of dollars to creating a better world. While your generosity is impressive, if you really want to make a difference, I urge you to look beyond ameliorating the […]

2023-11-03T20:03:18-07:00November 3rd, 2023|Categories: Corporations, Newsletter, Ownership, Philanthropy|

September Newsletter

Newsletter – September 27, 2023
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Dear Friends,

It’s clear, from even a cursory scan of the headlines, we’re in big trouble. Current standard economics prioritizes growing consumption and financial assets, ignoring the now demonstrated fact that perpetual growth in consumption on a finite living Earth exacerbates inequality, destroys Earth’s capacity […]

2023-11-26T19:34:33-08:00October 17th, 2023|Categories: Community, Global Community, Living Earth, Newsletter, Wellbeing|

The Great Wealth Illusion

Newsletter –  August 29, 2023
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Dear Friends,

Having recently celebrated my 86th birthday, I’m focused on what I want to accomplish in what time remains to me. With that in mind, my current priority is completing a white paper framing an “Eco-nomics for an Ecological Civilization.”

The underlying thesis is both simple […]

2023-11-26T19:07:04-08:00August 31st, 2023|Categories: Money or Life, Newsletter|

Getting Our Purpose Right

Newsletter –  July 20, 2023
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Dear Friends,

Our June 17 newsletter announced the world premiere of the 30-minute film, “For the Love of Life: Finding Our Way to An Ecological Civilization,” produced and directed by Audrey Kitagawa, my longtime friend, colleague, and world interfaith leader. The film features […]

2023-08-03T20:54:05-07:00August 3rd, 2023|Categories: Corporations, Institutions, Newsletter|

World Premiere – For the Love of Life

Newsletter – June 17, 2023
(Links have been updated to access recordings of the live June 22 event)
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You’re invited – Thursday, June 22!   Please join us for the world premiere of a new film focusing on insights and defining lessons from David’s life experiences that, to this day, […]

2023-08-03T20:47:33-07:00June 22nd, 2023|Categories: Love of Life, Newsletter|
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