Aspen Ideas Festival Underwriters

Underwriters of the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival represent some of the foremost organizations in the U.S. and around the world. We are proud to present their ideas, their executives, and their important work in the following pages.
Food. Shelter. Clothing. Transportation. At Koch Industries, we are committed to creating life’s basic necessities. It’s not an easy job, but we embrace the challenge every single day. With 120,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide, including 70,000 in the U.S., Koch strives to help people improve their lives. Our diverse group of companies’ innovative solutions set industry best practices for quality and responsibility. We go above and beyond to advocate for the principles of a free and open society—protecting expression, promoting fairness, and removing barriers. These principles are applied across Koch companies every single day and contribute to our overall success.