The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues.

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Blog Post | October 22, 2014 | Keosha Varela
Above, watch a panel discussion linking reproductive health, food security, and climate change in the lead-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 20.Policymakers typically address... Read More
Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century
Why Manufacturers Should Support Ending Crude Oil Export Ban Thomas J. Duesterberg (The Huffington Post, October 14, 2014) The US Manufacturing Industry is Growing; Here's How to Keep it Strong (... Read More
The Economic Opportunities Program (EOP) advances workforce training, community college, microenterprise and asset building strategies for lower income Americans. Read More
 In 2013, the Aspen Institute's Economic Opportunities Program launched Working in America, an ongoing discussion series that highlights an array of critical employment and job quality issues... Read More
Blog Post | October 6, 2014 | Alice Lee
A recent Aspen Around Town event titled "The Art and Science of Imagination and Creativity" brought together titans of their respective artistic fields (Wylie Dufresne, James Beard Foundation award-... Read More
The Aspen Institute Energy and Environment Program provides nonpartisan leadership and a neutral forum for improving energy and environmental policy making through intentional, values-based dialogue... Read More
Publication | October 21, 2014 | Bill White, Chair and Leonard Coburn, Rapporteur
Energy and Environment Program
In July 2014 the topic of the Forum was “Adapting to Plenty:  Effects of the Oil and Gas Boom. Bill White, Chairman of Lazard Houston, and former Houston Mayor and Deputy Secretary of Energy,... Read More
Energy and Environment Program
The 2014 Forum on Global Energy, Economy, and Security was held in Aspen July 7 through 10. Read the report from the 2014 Global Energy Forum (July 7 – 10, 2014): Adapting to Plenty:... Read More