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Kenyan firms win global accolades for social impact

Two Kenyan enterprises have been feted for their positive contribution to society and the environment.

Daproim Africa Limited, a business process outsourcing (BPO) firm, and ECO2LIBRIUM, a clean energy firm, are listed in the ‘Best for the World 2017’ list by B Lab, a global organisation that promotes use of business as a force for good to generate shared and sustainable prosperity.

“It is exciting to see Kenyan firms shine with the world’s best in as far as pursuing social and environmental impact is concerned. It is encouraging to see Kenyan businesses being part of this movement that combines profit and purpose” said Olivia Muiru, executive director of B Lab East Africa.

The two enterprises are among 846 businesses across 52 industries from 48 countries that make up the list of 2017 Best for the World honourees.

In addition to the B Corp certification, other services offered by B Lab East Africa include helping businesses to measure their social and environmental footprint as a basis for managing the impact of their operations.

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