Commodities take many forms. From energy - such as oil and petroleum and gas, to metals and minerals including iron ore, copper, aluminum, gold - to agricultural and other “soft” commodity products - like coffee, cocoa, wheat and soybeans - commodities form the backbone of much global commerce. 

IHRB’s focus on commodities addresses a range of activities, including the:

  • governance and operations of the extractives sector, with a particular focus on Kenya 
  • human rights responsibilities of firms that trade commodities globally