Ove Jakobsen wrote an article on Laszlo Zsolnai’s work in the Norwegian journal PENGEVIRKE (2015 No. 3. pp. 26-27). The journal is the forum for alternative economic and business initiatives published by the Cultura Bank in Oslo.
An interview has been published with Laszlo Zsolnai on the need for responsible leadership in business at The Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond, Virginia, on April 17, 2013. Zsolnai is arguing that responsible leadership is badly needed in today’s business. Mainstream leadership practices are self-centered – both in the individual and collective sense. They produce largely negative impacts for nature, future generations and society. Responsibility requires that leaders consider all the relevant value dimensions of the choice situation, evaluate the available alternatives in adequate scales of measurement and block tradeoffs among non-substitutable values.
Canadian business journalist Peter Hadekel published an interview with Laszlo Zsolnai about the relevance of Buddhist economics for Western economies on March 7, 2013 in Montreal Gazette. The main message is that Buddhism can be both helpful and inspiring in taking the consciousness of businesses and customers to another level.
Dutch sustainability pioneer and executive Jean-Paul Close wrote an essay entitled "Why People Avoid Spirituality?" in which he reflects on our the "Spirituality and Sustainability" conference held in 21-23 September, 2012 in Visegrad, Hungary. He argues that the new paradigm of sustainable human progress exists and will grow there where true spirituality meets with purpose driven leadership and entrepreneurship.
Walter Moss published an article "Is Consumer Capitalism Outdated?" in Los Angeles based LA Progressive which analyses and connects Occupy Wall Street, Spirituality in Business, E.F. Schumacher's human scale economics, Steve Jobs' legacy and Laszlo Zsolnai's work on Buddhist Economics. He argues that perhaps the best we can do in our present period of malaise is to seek the truth and wisely attempt to bring our lives and societies more in keeping with it.
Norwegian teacher and writer Christian Egge is making an interview-project on “New Economy” with the background of the current financial crisis. He is doing his project in cooperation with the Cultura Bank in Oslo, Norway. Among others he has interviewed Margrit Kennedy (Germany), David Korten (USA), Ove Jakobsen, (Norway), Helmy Abouleish (Egypt) and several others. He asked Laszlo Zsolnai about Buddhist Economics.