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Press release: Elon Musk wins the Oslo Business for Peace Award 2017

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Elon Musk is one of four winners of this year’s Oslo Business for Peace Award. He is given the prize for his pioneer work within sustainable transportation. The Honourees will receive the award in a ceremony in Oslo City Hall on the 16th of May. The three other winners are Durreen Shahnaz, Dr Harley Seyedin and Murad Al-Katib. Durreen Shahnaz receives the award for her work in spearheading the transformation of the way financial and capital markets work, focusing on purpose and maximising impact. Her work in Impact Investment Exchange […]

The 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Honourees announced

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On Tuesday, 28th of March, the winners of Oslo Business for Peace Award were announced in Oslo City Hall. The arrangement was hosted by Governing Mayor Raymond Johansen and we had Secretary General John Danilovich of our international partner, International Chamber of Commerce, as a special guest. The selection of Honourees took place in London on February 9th, where the independent Award Committee consisting of Nobel prize winners in Peace and Economics decided upon the businessworthy leaders of 2017. Award Committee member Ouided Bouchamaoui stated: “This year again, the Business for […]

Dr Brundtland key note speaker at the 2017 Summit

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Pic - media web

The theme for this year’s Summit is: Brundtland +30: Breakthrough Ideas for Futureproofing the Global Economy, marking the 30th anniversary of the 1987 Brundtland Commission report: “Our Common Future”. We are proud to have Dr Brundtland participate at the 2017 Business for Peace Summit, giving the keynote “The State of the Union between Business and Society” at the Award Ceremony on May 16th. Since futureproofing is our aim, we have put great effort in making this year’s Summit intergenerational. This perspective will also shape the programme, meaning the 2017 Summit will […]

Winners of the Oslo Business for Peace Award 2017

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We are delighted to announce the winners of The Oslo Business for Peace Award 2017 on  March 28th. John Danilovich, Secretary General of our international partner, International Chamber of Commerce, will be announcing the winners at an event at the Oslo City Hall, hosted by Governing Mayor Raymond Johansen. You are welcome to join the event via the streaming system on our website and facebook page. Find out more about the previous honourees here. The Award Ceremony and celebration of the 2017 Honourees will take place in Oslo City Hall […]

Business for Peace on the agenda for Nobel laureates

Ambassador Mona Juul talking to Founder BfP Per Saxegaard
Ambassador Mona Juul talking to Founder BfP Per Saxegaard

On February 9th, Nobel laureates Ouided Bouchamaoui, Dr Shirin Ebadi and Finn Kydland gathered at the Norwegian Embassy in London, and were soon joined on telephone by Michael Spence. The laureates constitute the Award Committee for the Oslo Business for Peace Award. The annual prize is awarded to international business leaders who in a responsible and ethical way create value for business as well as society. The committee met in London to select the Business for Peace Honourees for 2017. The prize is established by Business for Peace, an Oslo […]

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