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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 […]

We are looking for Volunteers for the Business for Peace Summit

Business for Peace 2016.
Business for Peace 2016.

                All the Business for Peace employees were super helpful, giving me extra information and guidance throughout the event! – Roberta, volunteer 2017   We worked in a nice atmosphere and were allowed to listen to all the discussions, which was great. – Anna, volunteer 2017   I felt included, valuable and appreciated by the Foundation! – Ulla, volunteer 2017 Business for Peace is now looking for enthusiastic, talented volunteers, to be part of planning and execution of the Business for Peace Summit […]

Christiana Figueres to 2018 Summit

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Forging a new brand of collaborative diplomacy, Christiana Figueres has spent the last decades working for the UN as former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and one of the key architects of the Paris Agreement. Christiana is now leading Mission 2020, a global initiative to bring “new urgency” to the “global climate conversation”. If the world is to avoid surpassing 2C by 2100, the emissions must peak before 2020 and then begin to rapidly decline – this means that the window of being able to change the course […]

Programme Summit 2018

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MAY 15 – DAY 1 Honouree Network Meeting (Honourees only) 1130-1330 Former and new Business for Peace Honourees gather for a network meeting with lunch Business for Peace Lecture 1400-1500 Jamie Oliver, founder of Jamie’s Food Revolution, chef and business leader, will give the annual Business for Peace lecture at the University of Oslo Welcome Reception (Invitation only) 1730-1900 The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites VIP guests to an intimate and informal gathering. Opening remarks by representative from the Ministry and a brief keynote dialogue with a few speakers […]

Internship Opportunity

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Business for Peace Summit 2017. Professorboligen.

Interested in responsible business and sustainability? Good with social media? Business for Peace Foundation opens up an internship running from February out May, with a possibility for extension, working mainly on communication and social media. The internship is part-time with flexible hours and perfect next to your studies! You will gain great insight into our work and the have the opportunity to participate in several exciting projects. Working on the Foundation’s different social media channels, we are looking for a person with English proficiency and strong writing skills. Social media […]

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