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Honouree Profile: Zahi Khouri

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Small bottles, big dreams Here’s a question – Where should you go if you want to see the biggest Coke bottle in the world? The Coca Cola Company’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia? Not quite. In fact, the sculpture is found more than 10.350 kilometers away, on the roof of the soft drink giant’s Ramallah headquarters. Impressive though it might be, to see the bottle merely as a symbol of Coca Cola’s international reach would be a mistake. Rather, the bottle should be seen as a super-sized testimony to the success of Mr. Zahi Khouri, the […]

2015 Oslo Business for Peace Honourees

The Business for Peace Summit, May 5-6, Oslo

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The Business for Peace Summit brings together high-level leaders to focus on the role of the private sector in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and to celebrate the 2015 Business for Peace Honourees. Dominic Barton (Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company), Arif Naqvi (Group Chief Executive of Abraaj), Jane Nelson (Director of the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School), David Blood (founding partner, Generation Investment Management), and many more compose a compelling high impact line-up at the 2015 Summit. Last year, almost 1000 people, including Georg Kell (Executive Director UN Global […]

Nominations for 2015 – now open!

The nomination process for 2015 has started. Nominations are done through the local Chamber of Commerce, UNDP or UNGC offices.

Thank you!

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The Business for Peace Summit and Award 2014 has now come to a successful, captivating and inspiring end. All three central events – the Roundtable on “The new imperative: Creating Shared Value”, the Award Ceremony in the Oslo City Hall and the Honourees’ Dinner at Akershus Fortress – on May 15 have, next to the numerous smaller side events, created a series of beautiful experiences and memories.

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