THE Clean Business Initiative (CBI) is set to launch its clean business toolkit today in Phnom Penh in a meeting aimed at building capacity in social responsibility in the Kingdom. Representatives from numerous large Cambodia-based businesses were scheduled to take part, including ACLEDA Bank and Leopard Capital as well as NGOs operating in the country, according to a CBI statement Thursday. The toolkit “is drawn from best practices internationally and in Cambodia”. Transparency International ranked the Kingdom at 158 out of 180 on its perceptions of corruption index for 2009.
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