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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. Share

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. Share

Meet the 2014 Honourees

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The 2014 Oslo Business for Peace Honourees have been named by the Foundation’s independent Award Committee consisting of Nobel Prize winners in Peace and Economics. The Honourees’ significant contributions to a wider acceptance of Businessworthy behavior will be recognized during the Oslo Business for Peace Summit and Award on May 15, 2014, in the Oslo City Hall. Share

Expansion of the independent Award Committee

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Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Shirin Ebadi and Leymah Gbowee have joined the Award Committee, together with Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics recipient Finn Kydland. As holders of these prestigious recognitions, they are the best arbiters of achievements in creating shared value between business and society. Shirin Ebadi will introduce the 2014 Business for Peace Honourees during the award ceremony in the Oslo City Hall, on May 15. Share

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