• Is an initiative by the business community of Kenya to promote and enhance the ethics of business conduct in Kenya in line with the ten principles of the UN Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labour Standards, Environment and Anti-corruption;
  • Applies to private companies who expect their business partners likewise to adhere to it; and
  • Does not replace, but complements , individual company code of ethics

Adherence to the Code of Ethics

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  • Aspire to adhere to the Code;
  • Make it public that they have committed to the Code of Ethics (on website,  in annual report or through the annual Communication on Progress report);
  • Participate in seminars and workshops organised by Global Compact Network Kenya (GCNK).

  • How it has applied and integrated the Code within the company;
  • Progress it has made with implementing an internal ethics and anti-corruption management programme (e.g. ethics and corruption risk assessment, top level commitment, policies and procedures, effective implementation, training, awareness, monitoring and review);

Non-Adherence to the Code of Ethics

Step 2: Release a public statement expressing moral disapproval of the transgression ; and

Step 3: Publicly exclude the offending company from the Code until it is satisfied that the transgression has been corrected