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Let’s Talk About The Future of Cities: MESH x BfP Launch Afterwork Series

Mesh Event Jan 31 Header-min
Mesh Event Jan 31 Header-min

  This year, Business for Peace is launching an afterwork series with MESH in Oslo. The first event will explore The Future of Cities and what role businesses have to play in shaping this future, from urban design to transportation, infrastructure, socialisation, digitisation and beyond.   Join us 31 January at 18:00 for expert perspectives from Frode Hvattum, Head of Strategy at Ruter, and Silje Bareksten, Head of Sustainability and Technology at Nor-Shipping and former Head of Smart City Oslo. More speakers will be announced soon.     Programme   […]

Internship Opportunity- Video Content Producer

BfP Internship graphic
BfP Internship graphic

    Interested in responsible business and sustainability? Experienced in video editing and production?   The Business for Peace Foundation is now hiring an intern in video content production for Spring 2019. The intern will work part-time with the communication team and is perfect for students or recent graduates. You will gain great insight into our work and the have the opportunity to participate in several exciting projects, including our 2019 Summit in Oslo.   Curious? Send us a short cover text along with your CV and a link to a portfolio of […]

Save the Date! First look at the 2019 Summit

navigating in a world of imbalance
navigating in a world of imbalance

Business for Peace is pleased to announce the theme of the 2019 Summit: Navigating in a World of Imbalance.   Save the date 14-15 May 2019 and join us at the leading meeting place for purpose-driven business leaders. Registration opens in January 2019.    The Summit will explore global challenges caused by inequality and what steps business leaders can take to address imbalances within their organisations, local societies, and beyond. Experts in technology, trade, inclusion, and more will share their insights through interactive sessions.     Who Will Be There   The Summit brings […]

Visit to SEKEM

egypt 3-min
egypt 3-min

Earlier this month we had the opportunity to visit SEKEM, a comprehensive development initiative founded by the late Dr Ibrahim Abouleish, a 2012 Oslo Business for Peace Award Honouree. Rafik Costandi welcomed us to Bilbeis, Egypt to give us a first-hand look at SEKEM’s operations.   Spanning agriculture, health, education and textiles, SEKEM takes a holistic approach to sustainable development in Egypt, working toward a future where social structures reflect human dignity and all economic activity is conducted in accordance with ecological and ethical principles.   First, we got to […]

BfP Foundation Joins Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

paris cybersecurity
paris cybersecurity

  Business for Peace Endorses the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace President Macron and the French Government launched the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace at the Internet Governance Forum on 12 November 2018. This cross-industry initiative supports the call of 25 European governments so far to address state-sponsored cyberattacks. Business for Peace is proud to be one of the initial signatories endorsing the Call. Cyberspace plays a crucial role in every aspect of our lives and it is the shared responsibility of a wide […]

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