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Business for Peace Foundation partners with Oslo European Green Capital 2019

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  Our foundation is based in Oslo, Norway, so we are delighted to announce that we will be an official partner in Oslo’s upcoming role as the 2019 European Green Capital.   What does that mean? Oslo will work to strengthen the green economy, promote green citizens, and support ambitious green policies. As the capital city of Norway, Oslo has a population of 658,390. It is surrounded by the Marka Forest, a nationally protected area, and the Oslo Fjord, both connected by a number of waterways, and its approach to conserving its […]

Nominations for the 10th Anniversary Oslo Business for Peace Award now open

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    Business for Peace is seeking candidates for the 2019 Oslo Business for Peace Award. Candidates can be nominated through the Foundation’s global partners: International Chamber of Commerce, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Global Compact and, new this year, Principles for Responsible Investment.   The Award, first conferred in 2009, is the highest distinction given to a business leader who exemplifies outstanding businessworthy accomplishments: ethically and responsibly creating value both for business and society.       Help us celebrate businessworthy leaders and nominate a candidate for the […]

Humanizing Corporations: David Sloan Wilson in interview with Per L. Saxegaard

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A Prize for Enlightened Business Leaders – A conversation about the Oslo Business for Peace Award with Per L. Saxegaard    Work can be so much more than money. It might represent a higher meaning, give identity, community, a sense of belonging. I believe these values add to another curve, going the other way, a positive shaped curve (see illustration). This curve is reflecting the effect on your wellbeing of making a difference to other people. How does the businessworthy concept differ from corporate social responsibility? What’s wrong with classic economic theory? And what is […]

Look back on the 2018 Summit

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  Were you unable to join us in Oslo for this year’s Business for Peace Summit? You can  still be #businessworthy and catch up on events from the Summit below. Watch the recordings from the landmarks events of the 2018 Summit below:   Launch of the Oslo Climate Leadership Declaration  May 15, 08:00-10:00  CET Rococo Banquet Room at Grand Hotel   Business for Peace Lecture with Jamie Oliver and Dr Sandro Demaio May 15, 14:00-15:00 CET University Aula, University of Oslo   The Business for Peace Roundtable Building Trust: Accelerating […]

H.E. Ms. Amina J Mohammed of United Nations to give address at 2018 Award Ceremony

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  We are pleased to share that our 2018 Award Ceremony will now feature an address from the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, H.E. Ms. Amina J Mohammed. In addition to her esteemed presence, the award ceremony will feature other special guests, a curated programme of live musical performances, an interactive installation prior to the ceremony, and the annual State of the Union address, given this year by Nobel Peace Laureate, Ms. Leymah Gbowee. Join us as we recognise this year’s Business for Peace Award Honourees at Oslo City […]

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