28 May 2024

Global Compact Network Kenya hosted a Business Integrity Conference, gathering representatives from the private sector, public sector, and civil society. Together, they united to confront corruption which has been identified as a major barrier to fostering a clean business environment.

The conference aimed at cultivating a culture of integrity and spurring collaborative efforts among anti-corruption stakeholders in Kenya. 
Participants were also equipped with knowledge and skills on how to use the Collective Action methodology to identify and address corruption issues.

During the conference, Director of Ethics & Leadership at the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Mr. John Lolkoloi emphasized the importance of collaboration and urged sector players to come together to craft anti-corruption legislation and codes of conduct, essential for fostering a clean business environment.

Judy Njino, Executive Director of Global Compact Network Kenya, highlighted that corruption remains a significant obstacle to economic and social development. She stressed the vital role businesses play in preventing corruption, emphasizing the need for collective action.

Cristina Ritter, Head of Anti-Corruption and Governance at United Nations Global Compact underscored the urgency of the matter urging stakeholders to uphold, integrity and promote responsible business practices for sustainable development.