2019 Summit Programme

The Business for Peace Summit was established in 2007 and has since become a leading global meeting place for board chairs, CEOs and leaders of international organisations. It promotes purpose driven business through education, discussions and the sharing of ideas. Business is an integral force in fostering development, stability, trust and thereby advancing peace on our planet. The Foundation aims to provide business leaders with knowledge, inspiration and networks to effectively create social impact through their business.

 

Tuesday 14 May 2019

 
 
2018 Honouree Network Meeting

2018 Honouree Network Meeting

Honouree Network Meeting

An annual network meeting where the Business for Peace Honourees have a chance to meet each other.

 
 

Welcome Reception

An informal reception to kick off the Business for Peace Summit. This is an opportunity meet Honourees and hear from some past Honourees.

Full programme here

Arthur Wyns (Climate Tracker), Ingrid Helsingen Warner (Leidar Norway), and Durreen Shahnaz (Impact Investment Exchange and 2017 Honouree) at the Nobel Peace Centre at the 2018 Welcome Reception.

Arthur Wyns (Climate Tracker), Ingrid Helsingen Warner (Leidar Norway), and Durreen Shahnaz (Impact Investment Exchange and 2017 Honouree) at the Nobel Peace Centre at the 2018 Welcome Reception.

 

Wednesday 15 May 2019

 
Kesha Kumari Damini (National Micro Entrepreneurs Federation and 2014 Honouree) speaking about trust at the 2018 Conference.

Kesha Kumari Damini (National Micro Entrepreneurs Federation and 2014 Honouree) speaking about trust at the 2018 Conference.

Business for Peace Conference

The Conference offers participants the opportunity to learn from and engage in dialogue with experts on the topic of imbalance with an aim to broaden their mindset and discover tangible actions. During the Conference we will explore different perspectives on imbalances and examine how technology and investments can affect inequality.

Full programme here

 
 

Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony

The highlight of the Business for Peace Summit, the Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony for the 2019 Honourees, hosted by the City of Oslo with a keynote from Achim Steiner, Administrator of the UN Development Programme, and musical tributes to the 2019 Honourees.

Leymah Gbowee (Liberian peace activist, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2011, and Business for Peace Award Committee member) speaking at the 2018 Award Ceremony

Leymah Gbowee (Liberian peace activist, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2011, and Business for Peace Award Committee member) speaking at the 2018 Award Ceremony

 
 

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Award Dinner Reception

An informal dinner celebration in honour of this year’s Business for Peace Honourees with a special programme.

 
 
I was highly inspired by all the thought provoking sessions and discussions as well as the opportunities to meet various leaders driving the global sustainability agenda. I am fully energized to do more in my country to promote sustainable business practices.
— Nomindari Enkhtur, CEO, Mongolian Sustainable Finance Association