Business for peace: the new emerging paradigm

PAST WEBINAR: promoting peace as the business of business

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  • Host: Invest in Peace http://investinpeace.tssef.se
  • Theme: Businesses supporting peace
  • Objectives: Learn more about the initiative and how businesses can and already support peace
  • Replay: via this link Registration is free

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Introducing Invest in Peace

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If we have the power to make such a mess of this world then surely we have the power to bring peace

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  • This Webinar was held on 31 May 2017
  • Host: Invest in Peace http://investinpeace.tssef.se
  • Theme: Introducing Investing in Peace
  • Objectives: Learn more about the initiative and what Investing in Peace can mean for you .
  • Sign up to see the replay here
  • Download: the slides here. 1WEBiNAR

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Conference Speaker Sofia Faruqi co-authors Working Paper on attracting investment to restoring land

Published in February 2017, a new working paper from Conference 2017 speaker SOFIA FARUQI AND FLORENCE LANDSBERG at the World Resources Institute gathers knowledge on how land restorers can attract finance for their project.

Restoring land can be a precursor to peace, creating livelihoods and community stability. The working paper is well-structured and  detailed and comes with several illustrative examples of successful approaches.

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Illustration from WPRI’s Working Paper “Attracting Private Investment to Landscape Restoration: A Roadmap”.

 

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Conference input: the Davos dialogue on Investing in Peace

In this discussion, led by Mercy Corps CEO Neal Keny-Guyer, participants discuss if businesses should invest in conflict-prone areas, with all the attendant risks and uncertainties? When they do so, can they be a force for good? And, if they are, what are the ways to get more businesses to invest in fragile areas that can use the resultant job creation and economic stimulus to foster peace?

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Registrations now open

We are pleased to announce that registrations for the conference are now open.

We have a lower fee for NGOs, individuals and students and a higher fee for Investment professionals.

To register follow the link below. The registration page has links to practical information about travel and the conference facility to help you plan your trip.

REGISTER HERE