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Organization Name

Eskom

Case Story Title

Eskom and the United Nations Global Compact Principles on Human Rights - Case study for EHRBP II

Case Story Date

2008/02/26

Issues Addressed

  • Principle 1 - Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights
  • Principle 6 - Eliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupation
  • Supply Chain Sustainability

Case Story Category

Internalization Project

Countries of Impact

South Africa

Case Description

The case study describes how Eskom has integrated principles of human rights into its core business strategy in the post-Apartheid environment through developing a preferential procurement policy.

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Authors

Christopher N. Sutton
Harvard Kennedy School
suttonchristopher@yahoo.com

Contact Person

None

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