Durreen Shahnaz wins Oslo Business for Peace Award

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Durreen Shahnaz, an investment banker and media executive-turned-social entrepreneur from Bangladesh, has won the Oslo Business for Peace Award 2017 for transforming the way financial and capital markets are moving beyond profit maximising to maximising purpose and impact.

She is the founder of Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX), the home of the world’s first social stock exchange and the world’s largest private placement platform for impact investing.

The winners of Oslo Business for Peace Award were announced in Oslo City Hall on Tuesday.

Other winners of this year’s Oslo Business for Peace Award are Murad Al-Katib, Harley Seyedin and Elon Musk.

Source: Dhaka Tribune (link opens in a new window)

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