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Save the Date! First look at the 2019 Summit

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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 […]

BfP Foundation Joins Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

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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 […]

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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        Nominations for the 2019 Oslo Business for Peace Award have now closed.     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 […]

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 […]

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