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Dr. Alessandro Demaio in conversation with Jamie Oliver

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Jamie Oliver and Sandro Demaio

  Join Us!   Last month we announced that chef and business leader Jamie Oliver would be giving the annual Business for Peace lecture this May. Now, we’re pleased to share that Alessandro Demaio, the new CEO of EAT Foundation, will be joining him on stage.   It’s sure to be an engaging conversation about nutrition, trust, and how businesses can take the lead.   Business for Peace Lecture with Jamie Oliver & Dr. Alessandro Demaio May 15, 14:00 Aula at the University of Oslo    

Introducing the Oslo Climate Leadership Declaration

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Skjermbilde 2018-04-04 kl. 14.46.19

The Declaration aims to accelerate climate action by the private sector, in support of the Paris Agreement. It calls on businesses to set greenhouse gas reduction targets in line with climate science.   Were you unable to attend the Launch of the Declaration? Watch the event here   “Setting science-based targets is a great way for businesses to future-proof growth and boost their competitive advantage in the transition to a low-carbon economy. It also sends a powerful signal to global governments that business is aligning strategy with the Paris Agreement, opening the way […]

Announcing the 2018 Oslo Business for Peace Award Winners

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Announcing the 2018 Oslo Business for Peace Award winners Three global business leaders win 2018 Oslo Business for Peace Award for their peacebuilding work in conflict zones, championing gender equality, and tackling climate change. Business for Peace is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Oslo Business for Peace Award: Lori Blaker, President and CEO of TTi Global, Edgar Montenegro, Founder and CEO of Corpocampo, and Martin Naughton, Founder of Glen Dimplex Group.   Photo: Martin Naughton, Lori Blaker, and Edgar Montenegro.   Lori Blaker (United States) champions inclusion […]

2018 Business for Peace Award Honourees Announced

  Did you miss the March 20 livestream announcement from Oslo City Hall? Catch it again here!     The 2018 Oslo Business for Peace Honourees are:   Each year, Business for Peace recognises exceptional global business leaders who exemplify the Foundation’s concept of being businessworthy by ethically creating economic value that also creates value for society. Honourees are selected by an independent committee of Nobel Prize winners in Peace and in Economics after a global nomination process through the International Chamber of Commerce, United Nations Global Compact, United Nations Development […]

Nobel Prize winners gather to select the 2018 Business for Peace Award Honourees

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The idea is to have the foremost individual representatives of the global society recognising the foremost representatives within business. – Per L. Saxegaard, Founder I’d like to see the Oslo Business for Peace Award continue to highlight businesses and business people who are doing more than making a lot of money, showing how a successful business can operate in a way that is ethical and that also contributes something really significant to society. – Professor Eric Maskin Nobel laureates in Peace and Economics gathered in London last week to select […]

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