[PDF] East African Roundtable for Business Leaders: Implementing Corporate Respect for Human Rights [summary report]

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, Global Compact Network Kenya, Kenya Private Sector Alliance, Kenya National Commission on Human Rights, Kenya Association of Manufacturers , Published on: 8 November 2012

The Roundtable discussions highlighted key areas of high risks to human rights for companies operating in East Africa, as well as possible responses. Issues covered included equal treatment of the region's manifold ethnic groups, protection of the employees of suppliers and business partners, the use of land and the rights of the people who live and work there, and the misuse of a company's product such as technology. [presenters from Kenya Power and Lighting Company, Kapa Oil, English Press Ltd., Coca‐Cola, Kenya Sweets]

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