WCF presentation New York October 2009

WCF presentation New York October 2009 - Oslo Business for...

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Oslo Business for Peace Awards Discussions of a closer collaboration Presentation to the World Chamber Federation By the Business for Peace Foundation Per L. Saxegaard and Oslo Chamber of Commerce Lars-Kåre Legernes New York, October 2009
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Historical background for The Award The Oslo Business for Peace Summit in the Oslo City Hall, Norway, was first held in 2007 as a free participation, full day seminar with these key themes : 2007 Business for Peace 2008 Globalization - the good- the bad and the ugly… Sir Bob Geldof – key note speaker 2009 Oslo Business for Peace Award sucessfully launched Award Committee Nobel Laurettes in Economy and Peace Award and concepts personally endorsed by Mr Kofi Annan as ”novel and powerful, the idea imortant and inspiring” Seven Business for Peace Honorees selected; – all showing business success through responsible and ethical business practice CEO IKEA A.Dahlvig was chosen as the first among equal 2010 Up to next year the priority is to institutionalize the Award.
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PROFESSOR WANGARI MUTA MAATHAI Winner of The Nobel Peace Prize 2004 PROFESSOR MUHAMMAD YUNUS Winner of The Nobel Peace Prize 2006 PROFESSOR A. MICHAEL SPENCE Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Science 2001 The Award Committee of The Business for Peace Awards
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Honorees THE OSLO BUSINESS FOR PEACE AWARD 2009 MR. ANDERS DAHLVIGSWEDEN Mr. MO IBRAHIMSUDAN MR. JEFFREY R. IMMELTUS MR. MOHAMMAD JAMEELSAUDI- ARABIA MR. JIANG JIANQINGCHINA MRS. JOSEPHINE OKOTUGANDA Mr. Zhengrong Shi CHINA
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Backdrop Business for Peace Foundation CSR , taking Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethical Awareness into every day businesslife is a global and increasing megatrend Its growing in strength every day …. . Our internet age make the world smaller and more transparent. People get more informed and faster aware and conscious of what’s going on, wheter they are consumers, employees, citizens or voters. When people’s perceptions of what is good or bad, important or not changes , demand is influenced and business will have to adjust. This is a key driver of the business case in ethics . Business practice that migth been acceptable 15-20 years ago,
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