Ervin Laszlo is the author or editor of more than 80 books and has published over 400 papers, and is editor of World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution. He also has nine volumes of classical music to his credit as well as having developed the theory of "quantum consciousness." Additionally, he founded the Club of Budapest to, in his words, "center attention on the evolution of human values and consciousness as the crucial factors in changing course — from a race towards degradation, polarization and disaster to a rethinking of values and priorities so as to navigate today's transformation in the direction of humanism, ethics and global sustainability."
Laszlo is also holder of the highest degree of the Sorbonne (the State Doctorate), is the recipient of four honorary PhDs and numerous awards and distinctions, including the 2001 Goi Peace Award (the Japanese Peace Prize) and the 2005 Assisi Mandir of Peace Prize. He has twice been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.