130 Business Leaders from East Africa gather to explore corporate respect for human rights – press release

On 8 November 2012, a Business Roundtable entitled East African Roundtable for Business Leaders: Implementing Corporate Respect for Human Rights provided space for a unique exchange among business leaders in relation to this rapidly developing area of corporate responsibility. The session brought together experiences of 130 individuals – together with representatives from NGOs, civil society, National Human Rights Institutions, and academia. Companies present included Safaricom, Kenya Power, Tata Chemicals Magadi, General Electric Company, East African Breweries, Unilever and Unilever Tea Kenya, HP, Chevron Corporation, BASF, The Coca-Cola Company, Total S.A, and many more headquartered in the region and worldwide.  Download the Press Release here.