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Kenya: Report urges companies in extractive sector to conduct human rights due diligence in their operations & business relationships

The Institute for Human Rights & Business and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights have conducted a study on the state of human rights in the extractive sector. Among their recommendations is that companies should conduct human rights due diligence across their proposed operations and their business relationship to mitigate negative human rights impacts.

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11 April 2016

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Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business & Kenya National Commission on Human Rights

The State of Human Rights in the Kenyan Extractive Sector"

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11 April 2016

Report on the state of human rights in the extractive sector

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business & Kenya National Commission on Human Rights

"Executive Summary: The State of Human Rights in the Kenyan Extractive Sector]
 
[The Institute for Human Rights and Business'] Nairobi Process in collaboration with the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR), has conducted a study on the state of human rights in Kenya’s extractive sector and captured its findings in a detailed forthcoming ‘State of Human Rights in the Kenyan Extractive Sector’ Report...
 
This Executive Summary presents the most recurrent issues that emerged from the study specific to Kenya in 2015. [The reports recommends that companies in the extractive sector should e]stablish and publish a policy commitment to respect human rights...[,conduct human rights due dilence in their operations and business relationships and adopt grievance mechanisms].

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