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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

Press release: Elon Musk wins the Oslo Business for Peace Award 2017

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Winners Collage instagram

Elon Musk is one of four winners of this year’s Oslo Business for Peace Award. He is given the prize for his pioneer work within sustainable transportation. The Honourees will receive the award in a ceremony in Oslo City Hall on the 16th of May. The three other winners are Durreen Shahnaz, Dr Harley Seyedin and Murad Al-Katib. Durreen Shahnaz receives the award for her work in spearheading the transformation of the way financial and capital markets work, focusing on purpose and maximising impact. Her work in Impact Investment Exchange […]

The 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Honourees announced

Newspost
Newspost

On Tuesday, 28th of March, the winners of Oslo Business for Peace Award were announced in Oslo City Hall. The arrangement was hosted by Governing Mayor Raymond Johansen and we had Secretary General John Danilovich of our international partner, International Chamber of Commerce, as a special guest. The selection of Honourees took place in London on February 9th, where the independent Award Committee consisting of Nobel prize winners in Peace and Economics decided upon the businessworthy leaders of 2017. Award Committee member Ouided Bouchamaoui stated: “This year again, the Business for […]

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