Safaricom - 2020 Sustainable Business Report

SAFARICOM 2020 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS REPORT 26 INTRODUCTION OUR BUSINESS OUR MATERIAL TOPICS OUR STAKEHOLDERS CONCLUDING REMARKS Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions “Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.” Key targets: 16.4 By 2030, significantly reduce illicit financial and arms flows, strengthen the recovery and return of stolen assets and combat all forms of organised crime. 16.5 Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms. 16.10 Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements. Our contribution: Manage our operations responsibly and ethically and fight corruption in all its forms. Projects: • 97% of our suppliers have signed up to Code of Ethics for Businesses in Kenya. • 309 dealers, 63 812 agents and 286 suppliers trained on Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements for registration of customers to combat money-laundering and other crimes associated with mobile technology. • 96% of employees received ethics and anti-corruption training. Partnerships for the Goals “Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development.” Key targets: 17.16 Enhance the global partnership for sustainable development, complemented by multi-stakeholder partnerships that mobilise and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources, to support the achievement of the sustainable development goals in all countries, in particular developing countries. Our contribution: Partner and build collective capacity of people. organisations and nations to promote and advance the SDGs. Projects: • We partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide enterprise-grade, cloud-based digital services. • We hosted the 2019 Africa Shared Value Summit in partnership with the Africa Shared Value Initiative. The event was designed to foster shared value thinking among businesses in the region. • We successfully mobilised leadership in East Africa through the B-Team, with a focus on advancing open government and responsibility in tax, protecting civic rights, unlocking capital for green business and creating opportunities for women and youth.