Perspectives

January 18, 2018

Keep local marijuana laws from going up in smoke

In states across the country, from Alaska to California to Maine, citizens have spoken on marijuana. They have voted ...

January 12, 2018

Q&A: Koch’s Mark Holden Talks Criminal Justice Reform at the White House

Washington, D.C., is buzzing this week over renewed efforts to reform the United States’ criminal justice syste...

January 1, 2018

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, Chase Koch

Just 10 years ago, Nokia was the company that defined the mobile industry. It was on the cover of Forbes magazine, bo...

October 1, 2017

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, Brad Razook and Jeff Ramsey

As recently as 2007, newspaper headlines insisted that the world was quickly running out of oil.The so-called “...

July 1, 2017

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, John Pittenger and Steve Daley

The essence of Koch Industries’ Vision is to create greater value for our customers more efficiently and improv...

May 9, 2017

Charles Koch: Trump’s policies must not benefit only big businesses like mine

by Charles Koch Like Alexis de Tocqueville nearly 200 years ago, I believe American society thrives when people act ...

April 1, 2017

Discovery Newsletter: The Transformation Imperative

“Do it, or we’ll end up in the dumpster.”That’s what Charles Koch said to the leaders of Koch...

April 1, 2017

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, Charles Koch April 2017

Today’s Koch Industries was built through a series of significant transformations that began 55 years ago. It&r...

March 2, 2017

New Leadership Positions at Koch Companies Announced

WICHITA, Kan. – Koch Industries, Inc. today named Jim Hannan executive vice president and CEO – Enterpris...

January 20, 2017

Charles Koch: The Promise of President Trump

The new administration and Congress bring an important opportunity: a chance to pursue policies that can help all Ame...

January 1, 2017

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, Steve Feilmeier

By Steve Feilmeier, Chief Financial Officer, Koch Industries, Inc The 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, Mis...

December 9, 2016

Schumpeter: Charles Koch is a rare thing, a businessman besotted with ideas

Charles Koch may well be the most demonised businessman in America, with his younger brother, David, a close sec...

November 21, 2016

Koch Industries Acquires Guardian Industries Corp.

Guardian shareholders approve transaction to become standalone subsidiary of Koch Industries  AUBURN HILLS, Mic...

October 3, 2016

Koch, Robertson recognized in Delta Sky write-up

Koch Industries and company president Dave Robertson were recently referenced and recognized in the October 2016 edit...

October 1, 2016

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, Charles Koch

If we want greater well-being for the whole world, we need societies to be more free and open.Something remarkable ha...

September 19, 2016

Delaware Businesses Should Consider 'Banning the Box'

For the many Delaware residents concerned that outdated criminal justice laws are endangering public safety and ruini...

September 14, 2016

New Ag International Interviews Chase Koch

You have a marketing and financial analyst background. Among the various Koch companies that you have worked for-incl...

September 9, 2016

UNCF Celebrates Three-Year Partnership Helping Students Get To And Through College With The Uncf/Koc

WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 6, 2016)—UNCF, the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organizat...

September 8, 2016

Koch Industries gift of $1 million establishes business, engineering scholarship funds

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Rosita McCoy/785-832-7336/ rmccoy@kuendowment.org Michelle Tevis/785-832-7363/ mtevi...

August 17, 2016

Why Koch Industries 'Banned the Box'

By  MARK V. HOLDENAug. 17, 2016 6:38 p.m. ET No matter what one thinks about the criminal-justice reform b...

August 12, 2016

Don’t buy the hype: The U.S. is not experiencing a terrible new crime wave

Mark Holden is general counsel and senior vice president at Koch Industries. Ronal Serpas is a former superintendent ...

July 1, 2016

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, Jim Hannan

“We have to have a culture based on our MBM Guiding Principles, modeled by leaders and all employees.”Whe...

June 27, 2016

Want Advice for STEM Success? Find Your Blind Spots and Get Down to Work

I remember the first pair of work boots I wore almost 30 years ago. They were brown and rubber, came up to my hips, a...

May 12, 2016

Why Free Speech Matters on Campus

By Michael Bloomberg and Charles Koch During college commencement season, it is traditional for speakers to offe...

April 1, 2016

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, Jim Mahoney

Green energy proponents often claim that petroleum businesses are hostile to new and innovative energy sources and te...

January 1, 2016

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, Dave Robertson

Last month, I celebrated my 10th year as KII’s president and chief operating officer. So this seems like a good...