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            Panelists at the Business Forum                                                                   Delegates at the Business forum

November 30, 2016: Global Compact Network Kenya participated in the 2nd High Level Meeting themed Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation at KICC, the network co-hosted a business forum dubbed Advancing Anti-Corruption Collective Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Agenda –The role of Business. The panel Moderated by Chief of Africa Olajobi Makinwa, consisting of the Network Representative, Phyllis Wakiaga, Nicholas Mulila, Safaricom Director Risk Management, Edward Mungai CEO, Kenya Climate Innovation Centre explored the role of the private sector in the fight against corruption and importance of collective action when dealing with corruption

 

         

Global Compact members & Siemens Integrity initiative Anti-corruption Advisory Committee meetings

September 1, 2016: Global Compact Kenya convened a half-day workshop for members on Anti-corruption collective action as a means to foster cooperation between various stakeholders to jointly counter corruption. The meeting was attended by fifty participants drawn from the business community, civil society and government who deliberated on a number of issues touching on major challenges, opportunities and enablers that can facilitate effective collective action initiatives. Participants prioritized a number of interventions they would like to pursue jointly to fight corruption such as ensuring full compliance to the Code of Ethics, lobbying for the Bribery Bill, self and peer audits of compliance frameworks among others.

 

                

 Magarini constituency community representatives

August 22-23 2016: Global Compact Kenya has been supporting five Salt producing companies based in Magarini constituency to improve dialogue and relations with their host community  by embedding sustainability principles in their business strategies and practices. As part of its interventions, the network organized a case study visit for community representatives to Base Titanium in Kwale county where participants were taken through good practice strategies for effective company-community engagement.