Emanuel Kuntzelman is a social entrepreneur, writer, motivational speaker and an activist for purpose. Among his business activities, he founded the Chicago-based non-profit Greenheart International in 1985 and continues as Chief Advisor to the organization. He is also the co-founder of Fundación por el Futuro in Madrid, Spain, and has served as its president since its inception in 1995.  

He is a founding co-creator of the Global Purpose Movement, which has merged with Unity Earth, and this partnership has now launched Purpose Earth, of which Emanuel is the volunteer Director. Purpose Earth is the sponsor and fundraiser for World Unity Week and other events that promote the evolution of consciousness. His most current project is developing the theory of the Holomovement as a chaotic attractor for a shift in consciousness.  

Emanuel is a board member and/or advisor to the following organizations: Greenheart International, Humanity’s Team, Integral Transformative Practice International, the Laszlo Institute for New Paradigm Research, and Unity Earth.  Emanuel is also a member of the Evolutionary Leaders Circle. He is a contributor to the book Intelligence of the Cosmos as well as Ervin Laszlo’s latest book My Journey:  A Life in Quest of the Purpose of Life.  Emanuel is co-editor of the publications Purpose Rising and Purpose to the People: a guide to radical transformation.

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Peace Week 2022

An Online Global Celebration

September 17 – 24, 2022

The idea of Peace Week belongs to the commons and has been used in the 1980s and many times since. This year it has the potential to bring together thousands of peace-building organizations in a common effort. Global events across the eight days would be united in a common frame, with the International Day of Peace being the climatic center of the week of activities.

Purpose Rising

The universe is full of purpose. Many of us are discovering that aligning our own lives, our organizations, and even our global civilization with purposeful intent can have transformative effects. In this anthology, you’ll learn from leading thinkers and actors in the field of purpose. Gain insight and wisdom from Ken Wilber, Ervin Lazlo, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Duane Elgin, Bill Plotkin, Cassandra Vieten, Dustin DiPerna, Terry Patten, Emanuel Kuntzelman, and many others. Never has there been such an exquisite symphony of voices on purpose all in one place as in this book.

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May 31, 2022

The New Answers and the Power of Purpose


Laszlo states, that many people, including even scientists, do not see what they do not believe. Let’s address this lack of belief in order to better understand if there is something new in the field that we are simply not seeing....