Save the Date! First look at the 2019 Summit

Thursday, 14 March 2019 20:01

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 February 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 together business leaders, investors, leaders of NGOs, politicians, academics, and civil society from all over the world. Here is an advance look at who will be joining the Summit in Oslo next May. More announcements will be made in early 2019.

Anders Dahlvig
Chairman, Inter IKEA Group
Non-Executive Director, H&M
2009 Oslo Business for Peace Award Honouree
The former CEO who placed sustainability at the heart of IKEA

Finn Lützow-Holm Myrstad
Director of Digital Policy and Energy, Norwegian Consumer Council
A leader in the development of better, more ethical digital policies and standards

Brian Iselin
Founder, slavefreetrade

A former Australian federal agent on a mission to stop human trafficking and slavery

Carlos Creus Moreira
Chairman, CEO and Founder of WISeKey
A digital pioneer and diplomacy expert who’s improving the safety of internet use

Eduardo Eurnekian
President, Corporación América

2012 Oslo Business for Peace Award Honouree
A global entrepreneur whose success is built on the goal of doing business for good

Fiona Reynolds
CEO, Principles for Responsible Investment
One of Australia’s top 100 Women of Influence and a key player in the investment industry

Mary Meaney
Senior Partner, Paris, McKinsey & Company
One of the leading experts in transformational change

Tim O’Reilly
Founder and CEO, O’Reilly Media
The Silicon Valley entrepreneur who is convening conversations that reshape the tech sector’s impact on society

Sharan Burrow
General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation
A warrior for workers’ rights and equal opportunities 

Steve Killelea
Founder and Executive Chair, Institute for Economics and Peace
A global leader in philanthropy focused on sustainable development and peace

Check back for more updates!