Perspectives

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 ...

November 5, 2018

Meet the women leading the future of science and engineering at Koch

If Dawn Wurst had listened to a well-meaning teacher in high school who told her she shouldn't pursue a career in...

October 26, 2018

Why the next great ideas shouldn’t have to wait

Imagine a world without the lightbulb. Or the telephone. Or even, yes, the internet or cellular network you are using...

October 1, 2018

The nuclear option

Sixty years ago, Charles Koch earned his first post-graduate degree from MIT — a master’s in nuclear engi...

October 1, 2018

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, Dave Robertson

Five years ago, which was the last time Koch Industries updated its Vision, our world looked a little different.There...

September 26, 2018

Q&A: What is an intrapreneur? Driving positive change for all from within

For Askia Ahmad, doing right for others is the same as doing right for himself. It’s the essence of being an in...

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...

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 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...

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 4, 2018

Announcement from Charles Koch on David Koch’s Retirement

In a letter to all Koch employees, Charles Koch announced David Koch’s retirement. Read more about David K...

May 30, 2018

Why creating value is the focus for Koch

I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the 2018 Texas Corporate Responsibility Summit in Houston. Corporate respo...

May 24, 2018

Innovation Challenge diversifying students’ skill sets

Preparing our students at Wichita State University (WSU) for the challenges that await them in the real world is our ...

May 11, 2018

#KochDisrupt Fireside Chat: Joe Lonsdale

On Friday, May 11, Koch Disruptive Technologies hosted Joe Lonsdale in Wichita for a fireside chat. Joe is a founding...

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...

April 25, 2018

Discovery Newsletter: Perspective, Walt Malone

The rate of change in our world is greater today than it ever was before. Your banking experience is a good example. ...

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...