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The 2017 Summit Report is here!

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  Today the Foundation published the 2017 Summit report, presenting a summary of the discussions that took place  at the 2017 Business for Peace Summit. The Summit theme was “Brundtland +30: Breakthrough Ideas for Future-Proofing the Global Economy”, highlighting leadership, technology and finance as three essential tools. If you want to know more about what participants such as Gro Harlem Brundtland, Yngve Slyngstad and Marilyn Carlson Nelson consider as breakthrough ideas, read the full report here. Share

Read the full Aftenposten article on Business for Peace here

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Missed 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony? Watch it here!

2017 Award Ceremony
2017 Award Ceremony

The 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony took place at Oslo City Hall on May 16th. This year we welcomed Durreen Shahnaz, Harley Seyedin, Murad Al-Katib and Elon Musk to the Business for Peace Honourees family. Raymond Johansen, Governing Mayor of Oslo, opened the Award Ceremony followed by welcome speech by Per  L. Saxegaard, Founder and Board Chair of Business for Peace Foundation. A keynote speech “2017 State of the Union between Business and Society” was given by Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland who is a former Prime Minister of […]

Business leaders mobilize for sustainability

2017 Honouree & Prime Minister for news
2017 Honouree & Prime Minister for news

40 executives from the Norwegian business sector, recently in China, have given promise to work to meet the UN’s sustainability goals in recent days. Last year, the Oslo-based foundation, Business for Peace went on to ensure that business leaders across the world promised to lead their companies so that sustainability goals could be met. During the roundtable conference at Business for Peace on May 16th, Prime Minister Erna Solberg emphasized that business is the “muscle” in the cooperation to achieve the UN’s sustainability goals. Prime Minister Erna Solberg leads the […]

How are Norwegian companies affected internationally by increasing geopolitical tensions ?

Nobel debate for news
Nobel debate for news

Thursday April 27th, Business for Peace Foundation hosted a panel debate together with the Nobel Peace Center as a run-up to the 2017 Business for Peace Summit. Share

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