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Responsible Business and Disability

Vicky Bowman made a presentation about responsible business and disability to the Experience Sharing Workshop on Disability Inclusive Business in Mekong Countries on 20/21 March.

Pwint Thit Sa Project / Transparency in Myanmar Enterprises (TiME)

The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) has launched the Pwint Thit Sa project, also known as Transparency in Myanmar Enterprises (TiME).

MCRB previews a new project to enhance Transparency In Myanmar Enterprises (T.I.M.E.)

MCRB will shortly launch a study of transparency in Myanmar companies, inspired by Transparency International’s TRAC reports on multinational company transparency.

Myanmar and CSR: Creating and Implementing Successful Strategy

Vicky Bowman has co-authored a blog with Inle Advisory Group on what CSR means in and for Myanmar. Foreign businesses are expected to be a major player in the development of the country. We offer the following recommendations to assist in thinking through

DVB talks to Vicky Bowman, Director of MCRB

DVB TV interviewed Vicky Bowman, Director of the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, in English, about the centre’s work, ways in which companies can adopt responsible business practices and how to tackle issues such as corruption and human rights.

MCRB builds local media capacity

As part of its commitment to building dialogue between business and civil society, MCRB worked with the British Council and Internews’ J-School in Yangon to deliver a training programme for a group of local journalists from 17-21 February 2014.

Journal of Human Rights and Democracy

The December 2013 issue of the Journal of Human Rights and Democracy (Burmese language) included an interview with Vicky Bowman on responsible business, and an article by Hnin Wut Yee on grievance mechanisms.

The Private Sector’s Experience and Expectations of Environmental and Social Safeguards

On February 10th 2014, Vicky Bowman gave a presentation (English/Myanmar) on ‘The Private Sector’s Experience and Expectations of Environmental and Social Safeguards’ to an ADB-sponsored National Seminar on Myanmar’s Country Safeguards System, Naypyidaw

Who will be Burma’s business innovators?

On February 9th 2014, Vicky Bowman, MCRB Director participated in a DVB TV debate on the new Myanmar economy.

MCRB at workshop on responsible business in Naypyidaw

On 5 February, MCRB partnered with the British Council and the Myanmar Directorate of Investment and Companies Administration (DICA) to run a workshop for senior civil servants, parliamentarians and leaders from the business community to discuss promoting

Myanmar Business Coalition on Aid and MCRB sign partnership to create a countrywide network of ‘Myanmar Business Coalition on CSR’ (MBC-CSR) offices

Myanmar Business Coalition on Aid and the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business have signed an MoU setting out their intention to work together to establish a network of business-led corporate social responsibility offices in major cities in Myanmar.

The Road to Myanmar Is Inviting but Potholed

The Myanmar government is pushing laws related to investment, environment and labour standards through a “parliament that’s not well resourced,” Vicky Bowman, director of the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business based in Yangon, told IPS.

MCRB at Myanmar People’s Forum

On 29 December, the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business hosted a workshop at the Myanmar People’s Forum on Business and Human Rights at Myanmar Convention Centre in Yangon.

Hnin Wut Yee talks about responsible business standards and practices

Hnin Wut Yee, Programme & Outreach Manager of Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) talks about responsible business standards and practices (in Myanmar language only).

Proposed Rules for the Telecommunications Sector

MCRB submitted comments to the Myanmar Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) on 4 December 2013 on the Proposed Rules for the Telecommunications Sector in response to the public consultation.

Director Vicky Bowman gives an interview to Irrawaddy magazine about the work of the Centre

Interest in Myanmar's economy has never been more intense, with the country’s opening to the West and a lifting of economic sanctions beckoning business scouts far and wide. And while that means jobs and development, it also brings concerns...

Assessing the Impacts of Selected Business Sectors on Myanmar Society

In line with its mission to encourage responsible business throughout Myanmar, the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) will carry out a series of sector wide impact assessments (SWIA).

What are Sector-Wide Impact Assessments (SWIA)

SWIA look at impacts of a business sector through several different levels of analysis in order to build a more complete picture of the potential impacts of the sector on Myanmar society and on its enjoyment of human rights.

Vicky Bowman Appointed to Lead Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business

The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) are delighted to announce the appointment of Vicky Bowman as Director of the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business.

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