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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 […]

We are looking for Volunteers for the Business for Peace Summit

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Business for Peace 2016.

                All the Business for Peace employees were super helpful, giving me extra information and guidance throughout the event! – Roberta, 2017 Volunteer   We worked in a nice atmosphere and were allowed to listen to all the discussions, which was great. – Anna, 2017 Volunteer   I felt included, valuable and appreciated by the Foundation! – Ulla, 2017 Volunteer 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 spent six years working for the UN as the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and was 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 is very narrow. Private sector plays […]

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