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Leymah Gbowee to be Keynote Speaker at 2018 Award Ceremony

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    We’re pleased to announce that Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate and activist, will give the annual State of the Union keynote address on the relationship between business and society at our Award Ceremony on May 16.   Currently, Ms. Gbowee is the Executive Director of the Women Peace and Security Network Africa and a founding member and former Coordinator of the Women in Peacebuilding Program/West African Network for Peacebuilding. Commended for her efforts as a peace activist in Liberia, she led a women’s movement that was pivotal in ending the […]

Dr. Alessandro Demaio in conversation with Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver and Sandro Demaio
Jamie Oliver and Sandro Demaio

  Join Us!   Last month we announced that chef and business leader Jamie Oliver would be giving the annual Business for Peace lecture this May. Now, we’re pleased to share that Alessandro Demaio, the new CEO of EAT Foundation, will be joining him on stage.   It’s sure to be an engaging conversation about nutrition, trust, and how businesses can take the lead.   Business for Peace Lecture with Jamie Oliver & Dr. Alessandro Demaio May 15, 14:00 Aula at the University of Oslo    

Introducing the Oslo Climate Leadership Declaration

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Skjermbilde 2018-04-04 kl. 14.46.19

The Declaration aims to accelerate climate action by the private sector, in support of the Paris Agreement. It calls on businesses to set greenhouse gas reduction targets in line with climate science.   Were you unable to attend the Launch of the Declaration? Watch the event here   “Setting science-based targets is a great way for businesses to future-proof growth and boost their competitive advantage in the transition to a low-carbon economy. It also sends a powerful signal to global governments that business is aligning strategy with the Paris Agreement, opening the way […]

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 […]

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