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Missed 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony? Watch it here!

2017 Award Ceremony
2017 Award Ceremony

The 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony took place at Oslo City Hall on May 16th. This year we welcomed Durreen Shahnaz, Harley Seyedin, Murad Al-Katib and Elon Musk to the Business for Peace Honourees family. Raymond Johansen, Governing Mayor of Oslo, opened the Award Ceremony followed by welcome speech by Per  L. Saxegaard, Founder and Board Chair of Business for Peace Foundation. A keynote speech “2017 State of the Union between Business and Society” was given by Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland who is a former Prime Minister of […]

Business leaders mobilize for sustainability

2017 Honouree & Prime Minister for news
2017 Honouree & Prime Minister for news

40 executives from the Norwegian business sector, recently in China, have given promise to work to meet the UN’s sustainability goals in recent days. Last year, the Oslo-based foundation, Business for Peace went on to ensure that business leaders across the world promised to lead their companies so that sustainability goals could be met. During the roundtable conference at Business for Peace on May 16th, Prime Minister Erna Solberg emphasized that business is the “muscle” in the cooperation to achieve the UN’s sustainability goals. Prime Minister Erna Solberg leads the […]

How are Norwegian companies affected internationally by increasing geopolitical tensions ?

Nobel debate for news
Nobel debate for news

Thursday April 27th, Business for Peace Foundation hosted a panel debate together with the Nobel Peace Center as a run-up to the 2017 Business for Peace Summit. Share

Guest lecture by Adam Grant on May 15th

AdamGrant - credit Mike Albiani 2 Cropped
AdamGrant - credit Mike Albiani 2 Cropped

As a part of the 2017 Summit, the Business for Peace Foundation offers a truly exciting guest lecture by Adam Grant, professor at Wharton Business School. The lecture will be held at the University Aula at 14:00 on May 15th, and is open to the public. Drawing on his #1 New York Times bestselling book Originals, Adam Grant will discuss how we can all get better at recognizing and championing new ideas, how to overcome fear and doubt and how to build cultures that welcome diverse perspectives and honest feedback. Grant’s […]

Save a seat at Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony already today!

Award Ceremony
Award Ceremony

We are delighted to invite you to the 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony! The celebration of the 2017 Honourees will take place at the Oslo City Hall on the 16th of May from 16:00 to 17:30. We welcome you to reserve your seat today, by filling out this form. Find out more about the ceremony on our Facebook page. Share

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