|dc.description.abstract||The Bill of Rights in the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 binds all natural and legal
persons, including businesses. At the international level, the United Nations
Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) offer a global
reference that reaffirms States' duty to protect those under their jurisdiction
from business-related human rights abuses, business responsibility to respect
human rights, and the requirement for both States and businesses to ensure that
victims of such abuses have access to effective remedy.
Kenya is committed to ensuring that businesses operating in the country respect
human rights. In this regard, this National Action Plan on Business and Human
Rights (NAP) has been developed to guide implementation of the UNGPs. The
Office of the Attorney-General and Department of Justice and the Kenya
National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) coordinated the NAP
development process. This NAP focuses on five critical thematic issues identified
by stakeholders: labour, revenue transparency, environment, land and natural
resources and access to justice.
Chapter One gives an overview of th||