February 7, 2019

Koch Industries partners with the mikeroweWORKS Foundation to support students and elevate skilled trade

Koch Industries supports programs teaching job skills that prepare students for success. That’s why we par...

February 5, 2019

Preparing students for jobs that don’t exist yet

Looking toward an unknowable future, it’s certain that career fields and job requirements will continue to chan...

January 27, 2019

Businesses pledge the next step for criminal justice reform

About 95 percent of the people currently incarcerated across the United States will one day rejoin their communities....

January 21, 2019

Robotics grant gets gears turning at inner-city middle school 

For students at one Wichita, Kansas, middle school, robotics education just got a lot more hands-on thanks to the dil...

December 20, 2018

5 things you should know about CJR (criminal justice reform)

This week, Congress passed and the president signed into law the FIRST STEP Act – designed to improve...

December 19, 2018

Holden: Koch ‘proud to play a role’ in criminal justice reform

Advancing policies that make people’s lives better, such as the criminal justice reform of the FIRST STEP Act, ...

December 14, 2018

The gift of logistics

Every December, there’s a man up north who delivers thousands of gifts to thousands of children. He has the hea...

November 20, 2018

How we think about our role as a business in society

In my more than two decades at Koch Industries, I have witnessed—and been part of—remarkable transformati...

November 15, 2018

The advantages of working for a business with purpose

Now more than ever, people want companies to stand for something.Askia Ahmad, an IT director at Flint Hills Resources...

November 15, 2018

Q&A: Koch’s Mark Holden boosts criminal justice reform at the White House

When it comes to fixing our country’s broken criminal justice system, there is no wrong time to act, and there ...

October 23, 2018

How criminal justice reform unites Koch with Alice Marie Johnson

Once incarcerated with a life sentence without the possibility of parole, recently released Alice Marie Johnson knows...

October 12, 2018

Young inventor's innovation could transform the way you wash your hands

Great ideas can come from anyone, anywhere at any time – even while using the bathroom. Just ask 11-year-old Cl...

October 4, 2018

Thinking outside the syllabus

Today’s teachers know challenge. They experience it with every new class of students at the start of every scho...

October 1, 2018

Tariff-ically troubling

Koch Industries’ Vision emphasizes virtuous cycles of mutual benefit. This is the opposite of the “I win,...

August 24, 2018

How Can Businesses and Communities Work Together on Criminal Justice?

By removing barriers to opportunity for the least advantaged, believing in individual liberty, and caring for communi...

August 22, 2018

Crowdsourcing a Better Criminal Justice System

From coast to coast, and throughout police departments, our courts, and our prisons and jails, there is no shortage o...

August 6, 2018

Koch’s Mark Holden on why our commitment to criminal justice reform is only growing

Koch Industries continues to advocate for reforms to the United States’ criminal justice system because the com...

August 2, 2018

How ‘right to try’ can save lives and give hope

Before he was diagnosed with ALS in 2015, Frank Mongiello had a successful career, a loving family, and good health. ...

August 2, 2018

Kid inventors shine at national competition

Innovation takes a lot of imagination – a naturally abundant resource inside the creative minds of kids, often ...

July 26, 2018

Why you should care about free trade

Free trade. Fair trade. Trade wars. Tariffs. It’s all over the news. But why should you care? In this vide...

July 9, 2018

As STEM needs rise, Koch mentors step up

With the need for professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM for short) continuing to in...

July 3, 2018

Koch at Aspen Ideas Festival: Transcending tribal identity to unify society

People today seem more divided than ever, over virtually everything. No matter the issue’s size or scope, peopl...

July 2, 2018

Focusing on the individual to strengthen criminal justice for all

Not only is criminal justice reform about improving sentencing guidelines and keeping communities safer; it also mean...

June 29, 2018

Koch at Aspen Ideas Festival: Top 5 criminal justice reform lessons

Rarely has an issue generated such an overwhelming consensus on all sides, but that is precisely what the dire need f...

June 5, 2018

All are entrepreneurs.

UNCF/Koch Scholars come from across the country, from communities large and small, with big goals and even greater dr...

May 10, 2018

Our bail system is broken; here’s how to fix it

Jails across the United States are filled with people accused of crimes but not convicted, locked up simply because t...

May 8, 2018

Unexpected Partners Join Forces for the Future

With a $25 million grant from Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation in 2014, the UNCF/Koch Scholars Program...

April 26, 2018

John Koufos knows a thing or two about second chances

Once a high-powered New Jersey attorney representing the likes of former gang members and accused violent offenders a...

April 25, 2018

Helping fragile communities

In November 2016, Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation announced a $25.6 million commitment to the Thurgoo...