LIBERIA: Three Business Owners Nominated for the 2018 Oslo Awards

Mr. Amin Modad of the MI Group

Three (3) Nominations submitted for the upcoming Oslo Awards: Mr. Amin Modad (MI Group), Mrs Jeanine Milly Cooper (Fabrar) and Ms. Gladys Freeman (Pure Liberian Honey).

Dubbed the Nobel Prize of business by international media, the Oslo Business for Peace Award is awarded annually to exemplary business leaders who foster peace and stability for the greater good of society through their everyday business efforts.

The winners were selected by an independent committee of Nobel Prize honourees in Peace and in Economics, after a global nomination process assisted by International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the United Nations Global Compact, the United Nations Development Programme and Principles for Responsible Investment.​

Award Criteria

The Oslo Business for Peace Award is presented annually to businesspersons who are outstandingly promoting the interdependent relationship between business and peace, through their businessworthy actions.  Being businessworthy is to apply your business energy ethically and responsibly with the purpose of creating economic value, as well as value for society.

The Oslo Business for Peace Award aims to highlight ethical and responsible business practices, and the commitment of business leaders as individuals to creating long-term success of benefit to their businesses and society. The independent Award Committee evaluates the Nominees according to three criteria for being business worthy established by the Business for Peace Foundation:

  1. Being a role model to Society and their Peers

The Nominee is acting as a role model to the general public and the business community by showing how to achieve long term success by being business worthy.

  1. Standing out as an advocate

The Nominee is an outspoken advocate for the importance of ethical and responsible business, seeking to solve problems that create value for both business and society; i.e. being business worthy.

  1. Having earned trust by Stakeholders

The Nominee has earned recognition and appreciation as a business leader by stakeholders in the communities within which the business is developed and cultivated over time.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.