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2015 Oslo Business for Peace Honourees Announced

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The Business for Peace Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Oslo Business for Peace Award, given annually to 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 its partners International Chamber of Commerce, UN Global Compact and UNDP. The 2015 Business for Peace Honourees are: Juan Andrés Cano, Colombia: Cano […]

Selecting the 2015 Winners

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Last week, the Business for Peace Foundation Award Committee gathered in a closed door meeting at the Norwegian Embassy in London to deliberate on the 2015 Business for Peace Award winners: exceptional individuals who exemplify the concept of  what the Foundation calls being businessworthy,  by ethically creating economic value that also creates value for society.  A committee of Nobel Prize winners in Peace and Economics deliberated over some 80 applications submitted for nomination, originating from 40 countries. Winners will be announced in the coming weeks, and celebrated in a public ceremony in Oslo on May […]

Oslo Business for Peace Summit Participants Announced

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Each year, in conjunction with the annual Business for Peace award ceremony, the Business for Peace Foundation hosts a private,  one-day roundtable bringing together some of the world’s leading business people to discuss and collaborate on the role of the private sector in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as to celebrate the 2015 Business for Peace Honourees. The Business for Peace Foundation is pleased to welcome to this year’s summit  Dominic Barton (Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company), Arif Naqvi (Group Chief Executive of Abraaj), and Jane Nelson […]

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